Man (Neneh Cherry album)

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Man
Studio album by Neneh Cherry
Released 2 September 1996
Recorded 1994 - 1996
Genre World music, pop, trip hop, alternative rock
Length 48:18
Label Hut Records
Producer Cameron McVey, Dave Allen, Jonny Dollar, Mark Saunders
Neneh Cherry chronology
Homebrew
(1992)
Man
(1996)
Cherry Remixes
(1997)

Man is the third solo album by Swedish singer Neneh Cherry, released in 1996. The first single, "7 Seconds" was released two years earlier and was a duet with Youssou N'Dour, a famous Senegalese singer who helped make the musical style mbalax popular in Africa. Cherry was nominated for a Grammy in 1994 for the duet.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length
1. "Woman" (Cherry, McVey, Jonathan Sharp) 4:30
2. "Feel It" (Cherry, McVey, Jonathan Sharp) 5:41
3. "Hornbeam" (Cherry, McVey, Simon Hopwood) 5:02
4. "Trouble Man" (Marvin Gaye) 3:57
5. "Golden Ring" (Joe Skeete, Steve Douglas) 3:40
6. "7 Seconds" featuring Youssou N'Dour (Cherry, McVey, Youssou N'Dour, Jonathan Sharp) 4:59
7. "Kootchi" (Cherry, McVey, Joakim Berg, Simon Hopwood) 5:06
8. "Beastiality" (Cherry, McVey, Simon Hopwood) 2:49
9. "Carry Me" (Cherry, McVey, Simon Richmond, Simon Hopwood) 4:22
10. "Together Now" (Cherry, Tricky) 3:11
11. "Everything" (Cherry, McVey, Jonathan Sharp) 4:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Neneh Cherry - vocals
  • Louis Pavlou - percussion, drums on "Kootchi"
  • Cameron McVey - Producer, beats
  • Gavyn Wright - string arrangements
  • Mark Saunders - programming
  • Will Malone - string arrangements
  • Jonny Stephens - electric guitar, Casio
  • Steve "Grippa" Hopwood - guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonny Dollar - guitar, programming, beats, string arrangements
  • Paul Anthony Taylor - programming
  • Youssou N'Dour - vocals on "7 Seconds"
  • Christian "Falcon" Falk - programming on "7 Seconds"
  • Jonas Lindgren - violin on "7 Seconds"
  • Kristoffer Wallman - keyboards on "7 Seconds"
  • Bernard Butler - guitar on "Woman"
  • Mickey P. Petralia - beats on "Woman"
  • Mike Thompson - French horn on "Woman"
  • Jeff Bryant - French horn on "Woman"
  • Bill McDonald - bass, rhythm guitar, vocals on "Kootchi"
  • Rich King - guitar on "Kootchi"
  • Eagle-Eye Cherry - piano on "Trouble Man"
  • Makoto Sakamoto - drums on "Hornbeam"
  • Rudi Lagrilliere - guitar on "Golden Ring"

Singles[edit]

Name Released Chart position [UK] Writer Producer
7 Seconds 1994 3 Cherry, N'Dour, McVey, Sharp Booga Bear, Jonny Dollar
Woman 1996 9 Cherry, McVey, Sharp Booga Bear, Jonny Dollar
Kootchi 1996 38 Cherry, McVey, Hopwood, Berg Cameron McVey, Dave Allen
Feel It 1997 68 Cherry, McVey, Sharp Booga Bear, Jonny Dollar, David Allen

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Date Peak position Certification
France 14 September 1996 4[1]  
Austria 6 October 1996 5[2]  
Switzerland 22 September 1996 5[3] Gold[4]
United Kingdom September 1996 16[5]  
Norway September 1996 19[6]  
Sweden 13 September 1996 22[7]  

References[edit]

  1. ^ LesCharts.com Man page Accessed: 29 October 2006
  2. ^ AustrianCharts.at Man page Accessed: 28 October 2006
  3. ^ SwissCharts.com Man page Accessed: 28 October 2006
  4. ^ SwissCharts.com Certifications 1996 Accessed: 29 October 2006
  5. ^ EveryHit.co.uk UK Top 40 database Accessed: 28 October 2006
  6. ^ NorwegianCharts.com Man page Accessed: 29 October 2006
  7. ^ SwedishCharts.com Man page Accessed: 29 October 2006