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Studio album by Shanice
November 19, 1991
Pop, R&B, new jack swing
Narada Michael Walden, Hakeem Abdulsamad, Louis Biancaniello, Eric Daniels, Mike Mani
Singles from Inner Child
" I Love Your Smile"
Released: October 22, 1991
" I'm Cryin'"
Released: February 18, 1992
" Silent Prayer"
Released: April 28, 1992
" Lovin' You"
Released: August 11, 1992
is the second studio album by American Inner Child R&B singer Shanice, released November 19, 1991 on Motown Records. The album peaked at number 13 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart.
The lead single "
I Love Your Smile" peaked at #2 Pop and #1 R&B charts. The album also features the remake of [2 ] Minnie Riperton's 1974 hit " Lovin' You" which hit #59 on the R&B Singles chart in the summer of 1992. Shanice would cover the song for a second time on her 2006 album . Every Woman Dreams
Her other two singles, "
I'm Cryin''" and her duet with Johnny Gill, " Silent Prayer", also proved to be successful on the R&B charts. The album was certified Gold making it Shanice's most successful album.
The UK album version features track 14 -
I Love Your Smile (Driza Bone Remix) – 4:23
Track listing [ edit ]
Keep Your Inner Child Alive (interlude) – 1:24 (Sally Jo Dakota, Narada Michael Walden)
I Love Your Smile – 4:19 (Walden, Jarvis La Rue Baker, Shanice, Sylvester Jackson) Forever In Your Love – 4:46 (Baker, Dakota, Walden)
I'm Cryin' – 5:07 (Dakota, Walden, Shanice) I Hate To Be Lonely – 6:46 (Walden, Wilson, Louis Biancaniello)
Stop Cheatin' On Me – 4:50 (Baker, Walden, Shanice, Sandy Griffith, Claytoven Richardson)
Silent Prayer (duet with – 5:03 (Walden, Jeffrey Cohen) Johnny Gill) Peace in the World – 4:26 (Baker, Dakota, Walden, Shanice)
Lovin' You – 3:57 ( Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph) You Ain't All That – 4:36 (Walden, Shanice, Biancaniello, Mike Mani, Hathaway Pogue)
Shanice & Mookie Meet Homie (interlude) – 0:23 (Walden, Janice Wilson)
You Didn't Think I'd Come Back This Hard – 3:39 (Baker, Shanice, Mani, Eric Daniels)
You Were The One – 5:21 (Shanice, Crystal Wilson, Daryl Duncan, Kataya Anderson)
I Love Your Smile (Hakeem's Mix) – 4:16 (Walden, Baker, Shanice, S. Jackson)
Goodnight (interlude) – 0:23 (Walden, J. Wilson)
Singles [ edit ]
Personnel [ edit ]
Spoken Word, Synthesizers Louis Biancaniello, Eric Daniels, Mike Mani, Claytoven Richardson:
Keyboards, Programming, Vocal Backing Vernon "Ice" Black, Corrado Rustici, Ric Wilson:
Guitars Joel Smith: Bass
Narada Michael Walden: Keyboards, Synthesizers, Programming, Drums, Percussion
Branford Marsalis: Sax Johnny Gill: Spoken Word
Jarvis La Rue Baker, Kitty Beethoven, Zorana Edun, Nikita Germaine, Sandy Griffith, Chris Hawkins, Skyler Jett, Ellen Keating, Alyssa Lala, Tony Lindsey, Crystal Wilson: Vocal Backing
String Arrangements By Jerry Hey
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