Karyn White (album)

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Karyn White
Studio album by Karyn White
Released September 6, 1988
Recorded 1987-1988
Genre R&B
Length 44:35
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Babyface, L.A. Reid, Jeff Lorber, Karyn White, Ian Prince, Steve Harvey[1]
Karyn White chronology
Karyn White
Ritual of Love
Singles from Karyn White
  1. "The Way You Love Me"
    Released: August 15, 1988
  2. "Superwoman"
    Released: January 2, 1989
  3. "Love Saw It"
    Released: 1989
  4. "Secret Rendezvous"
    Released: 1989
  5. "Slow Down"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Karyn White is the self-titled debut album from R&B singer Karyn White. Released in 1988, it went to #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart for seven weeks the following year. It gave her four hits, "The Way You Love Me", "Superwoman", "Love Saw It" and "Secret Rendezvous". The former three were #1 singles on the R&B chart. A re-issue in late 1989 of "Secret Rendezvous" in the UK reached #22, as opposed to the original top 50 placing. "Superwoman" became her biggest hit there, reaching #11 in the UK Singles Chart.

White co-wrote two songs on the album.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Babyface, L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Way You Love Me"     Babyface, Reid 4:56
2. "Secret Rendezvous"     Babyface, Reid 5:38
3. "Slow Down"   Steve Harvey, Simmons, White Harvey 4:35
4. "Superwoman"     Babyface, Reid 5:49
5. "Family Man"     Babyface, Reid 4:07
6. "Love Saw It" (featuring Babyface)   Babyface, Reid 5:21
7. "Don't Mess with Me"     Babyface, Reid 4:53
8. "Tell Me Tomorrow"   Evan Rogers, Arnie Roman, White Jeff Lorber, White 4:54
9. "One Wish"   Ian Prince, Jimmy Scott Lorber, Prince 4:22
Total length:


Chart Information[edit]

Year Billboard Chart Peak
1988 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
1988 Billboard 200 19

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Karyn White - Karyn White (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2005-05-23. Retrieved 2011-06-16.