Gemini (Brian McKnight album)

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Gemini
Studio album by Brian McKnight
Released February 8, 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre R&B
Length 53:39
Label Motown Records
Producer Brian McKnight,
Brandon Barnes
Brian McKnight chronology
U-Turn
(2003)
Gemini
(2005)
Ten
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Gemini is an album by Brian McKnight, released February 8, 2005. The album was preceded by two singles "Everytime You Go Away" and "What We Do Here". Both songs charted in the Top 40 of Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs the latter which stayed there for two weeks. The album was originally scheduled for release in the fall of 2004, but delayed and released on February 8, 2005. This was the last album on Motown.

Upon release, the album received mixed reviews from music critics. It had gone on to sell over 200,000 copies in the first two weeks of release and after that it fell off the charts. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

Composition[edit]

"Everytime You Go Away" is a smooth ballad that has his signature Quiet Storm sound but has a guitar riff which is foreign to the McKnight style.

Album Sales[edit]

  • Week 1: 105,000 (105,000)
  • Week 2: 48,000 (153,000)
  • Week 3: 30,000 (183,000)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stay With Him (Intro)" (Brian McKnight) – 2:26
  2. "What We Do Here" (Brian McKnight) – 3:41
  3. "Everytime You Go Away" (Brian McKnight) – 4:42
  4. "Grown Man Business" (Brian McKnight, Shawn Carter, Jerome Foster, Marcus Miller) – 3:35
  5. "Everything I Do" (Brian McKnight) – 6:39
  6. "Here With You" (Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes, Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) – 4:23
  7. "All Over Now" (Brian McKnight, Curry) – 3:31
  8. "She" Feat."Talib Kweli" (Brian McKnight, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Bariasm Talib Kweli Greene) – 3:43
  9. "Stay" (Brian McKnight) – 3:57
  10. "Come Back" (Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes, Claude Vernell Iii) – 4:11
  11. "Watcha Gonna Do?" (Brian McKnight, Nicholas Clifford, Terius Gray, Kelii Anthony, Thiam Aliaune) " Feat. Akon, Juvenile , and Skip– 4:08
  12. "Your Song" (Brian McKnight) – 3:35
  13. "Me & You" (Brian McKnight) – 5:08

Samples[edit]

"Grown Man Business" by Can't Knock the Hustle by Jay-Z and Much Too Much by Marcus Miller "Here With You" by Love You Inside Out by Bee Gees

Singles[edit]

  1. What We Do Here - June 15, 2004
  2. Everytime You Go Away - December 7, 2004
  3. Everything I Do - June 28, 2005

References[edit]