East Side Story (Emily King album)

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East Side tale
Studio album by Emily King
Released United States August 28, 2007
Recorded 2005 - 2007
Genre R&B, soul, jazz, reggae
Length 53:02
Label J Records
Producer Charles Thompson for The Hitmen

East Side Story is the Grammy Award-nominated debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Emily King. The album was released in the United States on August 28, 2007. Five of the songs included on the album are from her 2006 EP "East Side Story Sampler", the sampler was given away to audience members at various tours and appearances which gained hype and paved way for the album.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars link
USA Today 3/4 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Although not on this album King had a huge success with her single"On the Radio" in 2007. Which was a R&B/Neo-Soul/Popish track and became mostly a club & party hit in the Southern States.

  1. Walk In My Shoes (Big Drawz; Emily King; Marilyn McLeod; Pam Sawyer; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:24
  2. Colorblind (Emily King; Rasheem "Kilo" Pugh; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:58
  3. Alright (Bruce Hornsby; Emily King; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:33
  4. U & I (Emily King; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:18
  5. Hold Me (Emily King; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:44
  6. Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers) - 2:59
  7. You Can Get By (Emily King; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 4:52
  8. E Melody (Emily King; Rasheem "Kilo" Pugh; Carl "Chucky" Thompson) - 3:27
  9. It Was You (Emily King) - 3:38
  10. Moon (Emily King) - 4:36
  11. Business Man (Emily King) - 3:59
  12. Never Be Lonely (Emily King) - 3:50
  13. Ride With Me (Emily King) - 3:46
  14. Walk In My Shoes (feat. Lupe Fiasco) (Big Drawz; Emily King; Marilyn McLeod; Pam Sawyer; Carl "Chucky" Thompson; Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) - 3:50

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 60

Single Chart Performance[edit]

  • Walk In My Shoes
Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Airplay 22
U.S Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 74
  • U & I
Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Airplay 26
U.S Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 101