So Blu

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So Blu
Studio album by Blu Cantrell
Released July 31, 2001 (United States)
October 3, 2001 (Japan)
November 26, 2001 (United Kingdom)
Recorded 2000–2001
Genre R&B, soul
Length 54:57
Label Arista
Producer Chris "Tricky" Stewart, Dallas Austin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Jason Rome, Don Vito, Olliewood & Scrilla
Blu Cantrell chronology
So Blu
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

So Blu is the debut album by American R&B-soul singer-songwriter Blu Cantrell, released in the United States on July 31, 2001 by Arista Records. The album was primarily produced by Chris "Tricky" Stewart, with additional production from Dallas Austin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Jason Rome, Don Vito, and Olliewood & Scrilla. It debuted at number eight on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and spawned the number-two hit "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)". On August 31, 2001, the RIAA certified the album gold,[2] having sold 601,000 copies in the U.S.[3] The album was also certified Gold by the CRIA in 2001,[4] having sold 50,000 copies in Canada. The song "Swingin'" was covered for the 2008 PlayStation 2 video game Dance Dance Revolution X.

Track listing[edit]

Cantrell is a joint author-composer of some of the tracks, but on all such tracks, she is credited under her real name, Tiffany Cobb.

  1. "Waste My Time" (featuring L.O.) (Tiffany Cobb, Chris "Tricky" Stewart, Tab, M. Franks, R. Richard) – 3:45
  2. "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" (Dallas Austin) – 4:10
  3. "Till I'm Gone" (Cobb, C. Stewart, Tab) – 4:21
  4. "U Must B Crazy" (DiAndre Davis, Orenthal Harper, Tab) – 4:07
  5. "The One" (Cobb, Traci Hale, Jason Rome) – 3:31
  6. "I'll Find a Way" (Cobb, James Wright, James Harris III, Terry Lewis) – 5:15
  7. "Swingin'" (Austin, Wright, Harris, Lewis) – 3:58
  8. "10,000 Times" (C. Harris, Phillip Lane Stewart, Shamora Crawford) – 4:25
  9. "When I Needed You" (Cobb, Davis) – 3:49
  10. "All You Had to Say" (Cobb, Davis, Harper, Tab) – 4:22
  11. "I Can't Believe" (C. Stewart, Harper, Tab) – 3:37
  12. "So Blu" (Rodney Richard, Hale, C. Stewart, Tab) – 4:14
  13. "Blu Is a Mood" (Wright, Harris, Lewis) – 5:23

Japanese edition[edit]

  1. "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" (Jazze Remix) – 4:37


Chart (2001)[5] Peak
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[6] 87
U.S. Billboard 200 8
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 5