After 7

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This article is about the group. For the group's eponymous album, see After 7 (album).
After 7
Origin Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Genres R&B, new jack swing
Years active 1987-1997; 2006-present
Labels Virgin/EMI Records
Members Kevon Edmonds
Melvin Edmonds
Keith Mitchell

After 7 is a R&B group founded in 1987 by brothers Melvin and Kevon Edmonds, and Keith Mitchell. The Edmonds brothers are the siblings of popular pop and R&B singer-songwriter-producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds". Mitchell was long thought to be the cousin of Babyface's then-partner, songwriter-producer Antonio "L.A." Reid, however, this was actually set up as a marketing tool for the group and was actually incorrect.[1]

History[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
AUS
[3]
NZ
[4]
1989 After 7
  • Release date: August 22, 1989
  • Label: Virgin
35 3 35
  • US: Platinum[5]
1992 Takin' My Time
  • Release date: August 25, 1992
  • Label: Virgin
76 8
1995 Reflections
  • Release date: July 18, 1995
  • Label: Virgin
40 7 83
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
1997 The Very Best of After 7
  • Release date: March 11, 1997
  • Label: Virgin
97 24
2003 The Best of After 7
  • Release date: December 30, 2003
  • Label: EMI
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
AUS
[3]
NZ
[4]
UK
[6]
1989 "Heat of the Moment" 19 5 28 87 After 7
"Don't Cha' Think" 25
1990 "Ready or Not" 7 1
"Can't Stop" 6 1 80 9 54
"My Only Woman" 36
1991 "Nights Like This" 24 7 The Five Heartbeats
1992 "Kickin' It" 45 6 29 Takin' My Time
"Baby, I'm for Real/Natural High" (medley) 55 5
1993 "Can He Love U Like This" 103 22
"Truly Something Special" 49
1994 "Gonna Love You Right" 87 15 Sugar Hill
"Not Enough Hours in the Night" 56 Beverly Hills 90210: The College Years
1995 "'Til You Do Me Right" 31 5 16 11 Reflections
"Damn Thing Called Love" 109 33 38
1996 "How Do You Tell the One" 60
"I Like It Like That" 46
1997 "Sara Smile" [A] 31 99 130 The Very Best of After 7
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keith Mitchell: After 7's Untold Story". R&B Haven. 2009. Archived from the original on 3 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "US Charts > After 7". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  3. ^ a b "AUS Charts > After 7". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  4. ^ a b "NZ Charts > After 7". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "US Certifications > After 7". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 
  6. ^ "UK Charts > After 7". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-09-01. 

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