Saturday Night (Zhané album)

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Saturday Night
Studio album by Zhané
Released April 22, 1997
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre R&B, Soul, Neo Soul
Length 70:18
Label Motown
Producer Celestine (exec.), Edward "DJ Eddie F" Ferrell (exec.), Andre Harrell (exec.), Kay Gee (exec.), Charm Warren (exec.), Zhané (exec.), Renee Neufville, Rex Rideout
Zhané chronology
Pronounced Jah-Nay
(1994)
Saturday Night
(1997)
Singles from Saturday Night
  1. "Request Line"
    Released: February 25, 1997
  2. "Crush"
    Released: May 20, 1997
  3. "For The Longest Time"
    Released: August 19, 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Saturday Night is the second and final studio album from American R&B group Zhané, released April 22, 1997 on Motown Records. This was their final album as a duo amongst disbanding in 1999 to pursue solo efforts.

The album peaked at number forty-one on the Billboard 200 chart.

Release and reception[edit]

Leo Stanley of Allmusic called the album "infectious" and "more textured and funkier than [Zhané's] debut album."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Sample(s)[3] Length
1. "Request Line"   Ashford, Gist, Lighty, Bolden, Neufville, Simpson 3:56
2. "Saturday Night" (feat. The LOX) Bowens, Harrison, Jacobs, Neufville, Philips, Styles   4:49
3. "So Badd"   Brown, Gist, Lighty, Neufville, Redman, Simon   4:43
4. "Crush"   Gist, Lighty, Neufville   3:00
5. "This Song Is for You"   Neufville, Swinga   4:25
6. "Just Like That"   Ferrell, Neufville, Sparks   4:59
7. "Last Dance"   Gist, Laws, Lighty, Neufville   4:42
8. "Good Times"   Edwards, Rodgers   4:12
9. "For the Longest Time"   Joel   4:16
10. "Rendez-Vous"   Booker, Norris   4:59
11. "My Word Is Bond"   Neufville   2:41
12. "Kindness for Granted"   Neufville   4:55
13. "Temporary Thing"   Norris   4:31
14. "Confusion"   Neufville, Norris   4:12
15. "Color"   Norris   4:59
16. "Piece It Together"   Neufville   4:59

Chart history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1997)[4] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 41
U.S. R&B Albums 8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[5]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Rhythmic Top 40
1997 "Request Line" 39 4 9 19
"Crush" 24

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Allmusic.[6]

  • art direction – Carol Friedman
  • bass – Kirk Lyons
  • composing – Naheem "Pop Holiday" Bowens, Michael Harrison, Jean Norris, Gus Redman, Jeffrey Simon
  • design – David Harley
  • drums – Naheem "Pop Holiday" Bowens, Steve Williams
  • engineering – Ben Arrindell, Mike Iverson
  • executive production – Celestine, Edward "DJ Eddie F" Ferrell, Andre Harrell, Kay Gee, Charm Warren, Zhané
  • guitar – Norman Brown, Mike Campbell
  • guitar (bass) – Tony Bridges, Freddie Cash
  • keyboards – Scott Booker, Naheem "Pop Holiday" Bowens
  • mastering – Chris Gehringer
  • mixing – Daniel Abrahams
  • multi-instruments – Scott Booker, Malik Pendleton, J.R. Swinga
  • percussion – Peter Basil, Bashiri Johnson
  • photography – Heidi Niemata
  • piano – Renee Neufville, Jean Norris, Kenny Seymour
  • production – Renee Neufville, Rex Rideout
  • project coordinator – Tony Vanias
  • rapping – The LOX
  • synthesizer – Scott Booker, Jean Norris
  • trumpet – Kevin Batcheler, Kenyatta Beasley, Mark Leadfoot
  • vocal arranging – Malik Pendleton
  • vocals (background) – Will Downing, Malik Pendleton, Zhané

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley, Leo. Saturday Night > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
  2. ^ Stanley, Leo. "allmusic ((( Saturday Night > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  3. ^ "Rap Sample FAQ - Quick FAQ Search: Zhané". The-Breaks.com. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  4. ^ "allmusic ((( Saturday Night > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  5. ^ "allmusic ((( Saturday Night > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 
  6. ^ "allmusic ((( Saturday Night > Credits )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-26. 

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