Emotional (Jeffrey Osborne album)

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Emotional
Studio album by Jeffrey Osborne
Released September 2, 1986
Recorded February 19, 1986- June 25, 1986
Genre R&B
Length 44:18
Label A&M
Producer Jeffrey Osborne, T.C. Campbell, George Duke, Richard Perry
Jeffrey Osborne chronology
Don't Stop
(1984)
Emotional
(1986)
One Love: One Dream
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

Emotional is the fourth album by R&B musician Jeffrey Osborne. Produced by Rod Temperton, Richard Perry, T. C. Campbell, and George Duke.

Emotional contains his biggest pop hit, "You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)". The track peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number two on both the R&B and Adult Contemporary (AC) charts. Other tracks that charted include "In Your Eyes" (#15 AC, #82 R&B)(Originally recorded by George Benson), "Soweto" (#11 Dance, #18 R&B), and "Room with a View" (#29 R&B). The album reached number five on the Billboard R&B Albums chart and number 27 on the Billboard 200.

Jason Elias of Allmusic.com (who praised previous albums by Osborne) called it "quite a disappointment".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We Belong to Love" (Rod Temperton) 4:35
  2. "You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)" (Andy Goldmark, Bruce Roberts) 4:26
  3. "Soweto" (Elizabeth Lamers, Frank Musker, Hamish Stuart) 4:54
  4. "In Your Eyes" (Dan Hill, Michael Masser) 3:16
  5. "Room With a View" (Adrienne Anderson, Eddie Schwartz) 4:07
  6. "Who Would Have Guessed" (Osborne) 5:02
  7. "Emotional" (David Bryant, Diane Warren) 4:36
  8. "A Second Chance" (George Duke, Randy Goodrum, Osborne) 4:38
  9. "Love's Not Ready" (T.C. Campbell, Osborne) 4:01
  10. "Come Midnight" (T.C. Campbell, Osborne) 4:56

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Elias, Jason. Emotional - Review. Allmusic.com