Love (Boyz II Men album)

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Love
Studio album by Boyz II Men
Released November 24, 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre R&B
Length 51:44
Label Decca, UMTV
Producer Randy Jackson and Boyz II Men(executive)
Boyz II Men chronology
Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
(2007)
Love
(2009)
Twenty
(2011)
Singles from Love
  1. "I Can't Make You Love Me"
    Released: October 27, 2009
  2. "Iris"
    Released: November 16, 2009[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]

Love is a 2009 covers album by R&B group Boyz II Men. Like their previous album, it was produced by American Idol's Randy Jackson and Boyz II Men. This is their third cover album, following Throwback, Vol. 1 and Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA, which were released in 2004 and 2007 respectively.[3] The album is composed of popular love songs of the past.[4] It also features a collaboration with Michael Bublé. The demo version of "Back for Good" was originally recorded with Irish singer, Nadine Coyle. The album sold 15,000 copies its first week.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[5]
No. Title Writer(s) Original artist(s) Length
1. "I Can't Make You Love Me"   Mike Reid, Allen Shamblin Bonnie Raitt 5:17
2. "Amazed"   Marv Green, Aimee Mayo, Chris Lindsey Lonestar 4:18
3. "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"   Melvin Steals, Mervin Steals The Spinners 3:57
4. "If You Leave Me Now"   Peter Cetera Chicago 4:03
5. "Time After Time" (A Capella) Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman Cyndi Lauper 3:56
6. "Iris"   John Rzeznik Goo Goo Dolls 4:08
7. "Cupid"   Sam Cooke Sam Cooke 3:49
8. "Shining Star"   Leo Graham The Manhattans 4:06
9. "In My Life"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 2:34
10. "Open Arms"   Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain Journey 3:17
11. "When I Fall In Love" (featuring Michael Bublé) Victor Young, Edward Heyman Doris Day 4:24
12. "Back For Good"   Gary Barlow Take That 4:11
13. "Misty Blue"   Bob Montgomery Wilma Burgess / Dorothy Moore 3:44

References[edit]

  1. ^ hmvdigital UK - Iris by Boyz II Men
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Review: Love". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Soul of R&B – R&B Music News". Soulofrnb.com. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  4. ^ "Boyz Ii Men’S New Album Set To Surprise". Datzhott. 2009-03-24. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  5. ^ "Love: Boyz II Men". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-10-05.