Criticize (song)

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Single by Alexander O'Neal
from the album Hearsay
Released 1987 (1987)
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1986
Genre R&B
Length 4:09 (album version)
4:00 (single version)
Label Tabu
Writer(s) Alexander O'Neal, Garry Johnson
Producer(s) Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Alexander O'Neal singles chronology
"Never Knew Love Like This" (with Cherrelle)

"Criticize" is Alexander O'Neal's biggest UK hit to date.

Released in 1987,[1] it reached No. 4 in the United Kingdom and on the R&B chart in O'Neal's native United States. It was one of his only two hits to chart in the Republic of Ireland (reaching No. 14). "Criticize" reached No. 70 on the Billboard Hot 100. It features on O'Neal's second album Hearsay. The song is featured in the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto IV on the in-game radio station "The Vibe 98.8".