Elgin (album)

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Studio album by Ginuwine
Released February 15, 2011
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre R&B
Length 68:42
Label Notifi
Producer Tapping Warren, Saint Nick, Ester Dean, Attozio, Young Yonny, Kendrick Dean, MaddScientist, Bryan-Michael Cox(ex.)[1]
Ginuwine chronology
A Man's Thoughts
A Ginuwine Christmas
Singles from Elgin
  1. "What Could Have Been"
    Released: October 25, 2010
  2. "Heaven"
    Released: January 17, 2011
  3. "Body"
    Released: 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
The Washington Post (unfavorable)[4]
Yahoo! Music (7.5/10)[5]

Elgin is the seventh album by American R&B singer and songwriter Ginuwine, released on February 15, 2011 by Notifi Music Group.[3] The production was by Bryan-Michael Cox, Tapping Warren and Kendrick Dean, and the possibility of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz to work on the album.[1] The guest was the songwriter and rapper Katrina "Trina" Taylor on the track "Batteries". The album debuted at #30 on the Billboard 200 with 19,100 copies sold in the first week.[6]


The first single off the album was "What Could Have Been", released in October 2010.[7] "Heaven" was the second official single. Ginuwine filmed two promo music videos for "Break" and "Drink of Choice". "Body" was the third single from the album.


This is the official tracklist revealed by Amazon.com[8] and Allmusic,[3] the featured guest was confirmed by IIovemusicpop.com.[9]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Heaven"   Durrell Babbs Tank 3:53
2. "Break"   Diane Warren Tapping Warren 4:03
3. "What Could Have Been"   Elgin Lumpkin Ginuwine, Saint Nick, Attozio 3:32
4. "Drink of Choice"   Adonis Shropshire, Bryan-Michael Cox B. Cox, Kendrick "WyldCard" Dean 4:46
5. "Why We're Fighting"   Elgin Lumpkin Saint Nick 3:54
6. "Body"   Elgin Lumpkin Saint Nick 3:32
7. "Batteries" (featuring Trina) Elgin Lumpkin Young Yonny 3:32
8. "Kidnapped"   Elgin Lumpkin, A. Wright, J. Smith Saint Nick 3:07
9. "How Does Your Heart Forget"   Diane Warren MaddScientist, Tappin Warren 3:37
10. "First Time"   Elgin Lumpkin Elgin Lumpkin 3:53
11. "Frozen"   Sir Darryl Farris, Davion Farris, Daniel Farris, Myles Sims (WoodWorks) B. Cox, WyldCard 4:48


  1. ^ a b Date: 05/05/10. "Ginuwine Taps Diane Warren, Cox For 'Elgin' Album". Singersroom.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ About.com review
  3. ^ a b c Kellman, Andy (2011-02-15). "Elgin - Ginuwine". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ The Washington Post review
  5. ^ Yahoo! Music review
  6. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus (2011-02-23). "Justin Bieber Fever Returns, Eminem Passes Nicki Minaj, Saigon & Ginuwine Invade The Chart". Sohh.Com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - What Could Have Been - Single by Ginuwine". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  8. ^ "Elgin: Ginuwine: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]

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