Let It Flow (song)
|"Let It Flow"|
|Single by Toni Braxton|
|from the album Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album and Secrets|
|A-side||"You're Makin' Me High"|
|Released||May 21, 1996 (U.S.)|
|Format||CD single, CD maxi single, cassette single, 12" single, 7" single|
|Toni Braxton singles chronology|
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"Let It Flow" is a song by American R&B singer Toni Braxton. Written and produced by Babyface, the song was originally recorded for, and included on, the soundtrack to the 1995 motion picture Waiting to Exhale.
"Let It Flow" was released as a double A-side with "You're Makin' Me High", the lead single from Braxton's second studio album, Secrets (1996). At the time the single was issued, "Let It Flow" was already receiving strong radio airplay in the United States, and the two tracks eventually topped the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
The music video for "Let It Flow" directed by Herb Ritts features water imagery throughout. Toni is shown singing while surrounded by men painted blue facing away from her, and this is interspersed with shots of the men behind and in front of screens of water flowing. Toni is also shown singing while sitting on a white float in the middle of a still body of water.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales||2|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary||9|
End of year charts
|End of year chart (1996)||Position|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||9|
|End of year chart (1997)||Position|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||98|
End of decade charts
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||68|
- "Secrets > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
- "Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-10-11.[dead link]
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2010-08-27.
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1997". Retrieved 2010-08-28.
- Geoff Mayfield (December 25, 1999). 1999 The Year in Music Totally '90s: Diary of a Decade - The listing of Top Pop Albums of the '90s & Hot 100 Singles of the '90s. Billboard. Retrieved October 15, 2010.
- R&B number-one hits of 1996 (USA)
- Hot 100 number-one hits of 1996 (United States)
- Number-one dance hits of 1996 (USA)
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