Here's to New Dreams

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Here's to New Dreams
Studio album by Raven-Symoné
Released June 22, 1993
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 40:03
Label MCA
Producer Wendy Credle and Christopher B. Pearman (exec.), Melissa Elliott, Chad "Dr. Seuss" Elliott, Steve Kelly, Kenny "K-Smoove" Kornegay
Raven-Symoné chronology
Here's to New Dreams
(1993)
Undeniable
(1999)
Singles from Here's to New Dreams
  1. "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of"
    Released: April 15, 1993
  2. "Raven Is the Flavor"
    Released: November 2, 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Here's to New Dreams is the debut album by the American actress and singer Raven-Symoné. It was released on June 22, 1993 by MCA Records.

Background[edit]

Raven signed to MCA Records at the age of 5, (making her the youngest artist ever signed to a label) but didn't release the album until she was 7 years old. The album sold just 73,000 copies to date.[2] According to the thank you's within the liner notes, she was signed to MCA Records by Wendy Credle and received vocal training lessons from collaborator Missy Elliott, who was then credited as Melissa Elliott.

Promotion[edit]

The song "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" was the first single written/produced by Melissa "Missy" Elliott. "Raven Is the Flavor" was also released as a single.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of (featuring Missy Elliott)"   Chad "Dr. Seuss" Elliott, Melissa Elliott 3:22
2. "First Day of School"   RNS, Shyheim Dionel Franklin 3:29
3. "Hip Hop Teddybear"   Craig Jones, Kenny "K-Smoove" Kornegay 3:56
4. "Raven Is the Flavor"   Bradley Young, Dow Brain, Peter Bazile, S.D. Franklin 3:46
5. "Ooh Boy"   Christopher B. Pearman, Lafayette Summers 5:07
6. "Fun Tonight"   Bradley Young, Dow Brain, Marie Wright, Peter Bazile 4:26
7. "Betcha' Didn't Know (featuring Missy Elliott)"   Bradley Young, Dow Brain, Marie Wright, Melissa Elliott (uncredited), Peter Bazile 4:10
8. "Raven's Lullaby"   Alim Muhammed, Christopher B. Pearman 4:08
9. "Here's to New Dreams"   Christopher B. Pearman, Lafayette Summers 4:10
10. "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of (Dub Mix)"   Chad "Dr. Seuss" Elliott, Melissa Elliott 3:20

Singles[edit]

"Raven Is the Flavor"[edit]

"Raven Is the Flavor"
Single by Raven-Symoné
from the album Here's to New Dreams
Released November 2, 1993[3]
Format CD single, Vinyl, 12", Promo
Genre Hip hop
Label MCA Records
Writer(s) Peter Bazile, Dow Brain, S.D. Franklin, Bradley Young[4]
Producer(s) Peter "Govuna" Bazile[5]
Raven-Symoné singles chronology
"That's What Little Girls Are Made Of"
(1993)
"Raven Is the Flavor"
(1993)
"With a Child's Heart"
(1999)

"Raven Is the Flavor" is the second single by American singer Raven-Symoné, taken from her first studio album, Here's to New Dreams.

Track listing[edit]

CD Single[6]
  1. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Main Mix)
  2. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Album Version)
Vinyl, 12", Promo[5]
  1. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Main Mix)
  2. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Album Version)
  3. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Main Mix)
  4. "Raven Is the Flavor" (Album Version)

Chart[edit]

Chart Peak
position
ARIA Charts 67
Media Control Charts 98
Japan Oricon International Album Chart 123

References[edit]