Keshia Chanté (album)

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Keshia Chanté
Studio album by Keshia Chanté
Released (Standard) June 22, 2004 (2004-06-22)
Length 60:00 (standard edition)
Label BMG Music Canada
Producer Perry Alexander, Young Gavin, Lonnie Szoke
Keshia Chanté chronology
Keshia Chante
(2004)
2U
(2006)

Keshia Chanté is a self-titled debut studio album by Canadian singer Keshia Chanté, released by BMG Canada on June 22, 2004.

The album features the singles "Shook", "Unpredictable", "Bad Boy", "Does He Love Me?" and "Let The Music Take You". Released June 22, 2004. The album was certified gold by the CRIA on December 3 of that year with 50,000 copies.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "Does He Love Me?" (Featuring Foxy Brown) (prod. By Young Gavin & Boogz)
  3. "Spinnin'"
  4. "Unpredictable"
  5. "Bad Boy" (Interlude)
  6. "Bad Boy"
  7. "Singles Night"
  8. "Let The Music Take You"
  9. "Slackin' Producers" (Interlude)
  10. "Shook (The Answer)"
  11. "Tonight"
  12. "Together"
  13. "True Colors"
  14. "Little Things"
  15. "Come Fly With Me"
  16. "Bad Boy" (Reggae Remix) - Hidden Track

Singles[edit]

Chante's "buzz" single was "Shook (The Answer)" but her first official single was "Unpredictable". Later singles were, "Bad Boy", "Does He Love Me?" featuring Foxy Brown, "Let the Music Take You" and "Come Fly With Me".

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [2]

Tara Henley of The Georgia Straight noted that beneath the slickly produced, hip hop–tinged, pop veneer of tracks like "Shook (The Answer)" lies an arresting voice, magnetic charisma, and driving ambition.[3]

Unpredictable[edit]

A track features an interpolated melody from I Ain't Mad At Cha by Tupac. Denise Sheppard from Amazon said Unpredictable was a "a sugar-pop track that definitely appealed to her younger audience.'"[4]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Unpredictable went #1 on both radio & video charts; video charts including MuchMusic & YTV's Hitlist.[5]

Awards[edit]

Won: Urban Music Association of Canada Award for "Best R&B Artist." Canadian Radio Award for Best New Solo Artist Urban Music Award for "Best New Artist Urban Music Award for "Video of the Year" for Bad Boy Urban Music Award for "Fans Choice Award"

three Urban Music awards, garnering honours for best new artist, video of the year for Bad Boy and the fans’ choice award. .[5]

Singles[edit]

  • Unpredictable (2003)
  • Bad Boy (2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA): Gold & Platinum". Cria.ca. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  2. ^ Keshia Chanté (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  3. ^ Henley, Tara (2004-09-09). "Keshia Chanté Handles Success Like A Veteran | Vancouver, Canada". Straight.com. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.ca/Keshia-Chanté/dp/B00028U67W
  5. ^ a b "Keshia Chanté To Sing National Anthem At Grey Cup". OttawaStart.com. 2004-10-23. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
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