MTV Unplugged NYC 1997

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MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
Live album by Babyface
Released 25 November 1997
Recorded Hammerstein Ballroom
Genre R&B
Length 63:11
Label Epic
Producer Alex Coletti
Babyface chronology
The Day
(1996)
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
(1997)
Christmas with Babyface
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly 5/12 stars (C) [2]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars [3]
The New York Times (Favorable) [4]

MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 is a live album from R&B artist, Babyface. It includes other performers such as Eric Clapton, Shanice, K-Ci & JoJo, Kevon Edmonds, Melvin Edmonds, Sheila E. and Stevie Wonder.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Notes Length
1. "Change the World" (Instrumental) Tommy Sims, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick feat. Eric Clapton 7:33
2. "Talk to Me" (Instrumental) Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds feat. Eric Clapton 6:32
3. "Whip Appeal"   Edmonds, Perri "Pebbles" Reid   4:38
4. "Breathe Again"   Edmonds feat. Shanice 2:49
5. "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)"   Edmonds feat. Sheila E. 3:57
6. "Medley: "I'll Make Love to You"/"End of the Road"   Edmonds, Antonio "L.A." Reid, Daryl Simmons   5:56
7. "I Care About You"   Edmonds feat. K-Ci & JoJo, Kevon Edmonds & Melvin Edmonds 5:05
8. "The Day (That You Gave Me a Son)"   Edmonds   7:59
9. "Gone Too Soon"   Larry Grossman, Buz Kohan feat. Stevie Wonder 5:08
10. "How Come, How Long"   Edmonds, Stevie Wonder feat. Stevie Wonder 9:30

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 at AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  2. ^ Smith, Ethan (1997-11-28). "MUSIC REVIEW: MTV Unplugged NYC 1997: Kenneth Babyface Edmonds/Various artists". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  3. ^ Gardner, Elysa (1997-11-22). "Babyface Shows Expertise as Bandleader on 'Unplugged'". latimes.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  4. ^ Parales, John (1997-12-02). "CRITIC'S CHOICE/Pop CD's; Yes, It's Live, With Give-and-Tak". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  5. ^ "アンプラグド/ベイビーフェイス-リリース-ORICON STYLE-ミュージック" [Highest position and charting weeks for MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 by Babyface]. oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). Original Confidence. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  6. ^ a b "Allmusic: MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 : Charts & Awards : Billboard Albums". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 
  7. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Babyface – Unplugged". Music Canada. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ "RIAJ > The Record > March 1998 > Certified Awards (January 1998)". Recording Industry Association of Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Babyface – Unplugged". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 1, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH