Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya

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Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya
Studio album by Boyz II Men
Released September 12, 2000
Recorded 2000
Paramount Recording Studios
Hollywood, California
Stonecreek Recording Studios
Studio 77
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Triangle Sound
Atlanta, Georgia
Westlake Audio
Los Angeles, California
Quad Recording Studios
New York City, New York
Genre R&B
Length 63:20
Language English
Label Universal
Producer Boyz II Men (exec.), Qadree El-Amin (exec.), Kevin "Shekspere" Briggs, Shep Crawford, Jazz Nixon, Mervyn Warren, Jamar Jones & Durell Bottoms
Boyz II Men chronology
The Ballad Collection
(2000)
Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya
(2000)
Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection
(2001)
Singles from Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya
  1. "Pass You By"
    Released: September 12, 2000
  2. "Thank You in Advance"
    Released: December 12, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya is the fourth album by R&B group Boyz II Men in 2000. It was their first LP on which they received more creative control, and their only LP for Universal Records. Its two singles, "Pass You By" and "Thank You in Advance", performed below expectations on the charts.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes.[5]

  1. "Beautiful Women" (Kevin Briggs, Nathan Morris, Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, Kandi Burruss)
  2. "Step On Up"
  3. "Good Guy" (Kevin Briggs, Nathan Morris, Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, Kandi Burruss)
  4. "Bounce, Shake, Move, Swing"
  5. "What the Deal"
  6. "I Finally Know" (Nathan Morris, Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, Shep Crawford, Shae Jones)
  7. "Pass You By" (Shawn Stockman)
  8. "Dreams" (Todd Huston, LaMenga Kafi, Wanya Morris, Jamar Jones, Durell Bottoms, Nathan Morris, Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman)
  9. "I Do" (Mervyn Warren)
  10. "Thank You in Advance" (Shep Crawford)
  11. "Never Go Away" (Shawn Stockman)
  12. "Lovely"
  13. "Know What You Want" (Nathan Morris)
  14. "Do You Remember"
  15. "I Miss You" (Bonus Japanese track)
  16. "Marry Me" (Bonus Japanese track)
  17. "Darlin'" (Bonus Japanese track)

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Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[7] Gold 50,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[8] Platinum 200,000^
United States (RIAA)[9] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 100. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  4. ^ "Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya - Boyz II Men". Universal Motown Republic Group. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  5. ^ Boyz II Men - Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya. Universal Records. 012 159 281
  6. ^ "Boyz II Men CD Singles and CDs". Matt's CD Singles. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  7. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Boyz II Men – Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya". Music Canada. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Japanese album certifications – Boyz II Men – Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Boyz II Men – Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 15, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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