O2 (Tonéx album)

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O2
Studio album by Tonéx
Released April 9, 2002
Recorded 1998-2001
Genre R&B
Gospel
Label Zomba Records
Producer T-Boy/Timothy Trudeau
Tonéx chronology
Circu$$
(2000)
O2
(2002)
Oak Park 92105
(2003)

O2 is Gospel singer Tonéx's second major release. It was released under Zomba Records in 2002 and spawned two major hits, "God Has Not 4Got" and "Bout A Thang", which had a video for the single. The album reached number seven on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart, number twenty on the Top Contemporary Christian chart, number twenty on the Top Heatseekers chart, and number 66 on the R&B Albums Chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Prologue"
  2. "O2"
  3. "'Bout A Thang"
  4. "Pass Me By"
  5. "Dancin' in the Son"
  6. "That's When"
  7. "Everything"
  8. "I Have Decided..."
  9. "Decided 'The Sequel'"
  10. "God Has Not 4Got"
  11. "Help!"
  12. "Seasons"
  13. "Inspiration"
  14. "You"
  15. "Tumblin'"
  16. "Even U"
  17. "See You Again"
  18. "The Beautiful Place"
  19. "Epilogue"

Credits[edit]

  • Tonéx - vocals, drum programming
  • Glenn McKinney Sr - guitar
  • T-Boy - Multi instruments, producer
  • Charles Williams - piano
  • Timothy Trudeau - Composer, engineer, producer, programming
  • Sam Boukas - engineer, mixing
  • Robbie Lewis - arranger

Reception[edit]

Allmusic's Tim Smith gave the album a four-star review, saying that O2 "showcases Tonex's ability as a vocalist" and pushed "all musical boundaries".[2] Village Voice selected O2 as best representing Tonéx's full potential.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O2 Charts & Awards", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-05-08
  2. ^ Smith, Tim "O2 Review", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-05-08
  3. ^ Cooper, Carol (2006) "Outward Is Heavenward: Presenting gospel's modern sounds in praise and worship", Village Voice, June 27, 2006, retrieved 2011-05-08