Studio album by Tamia
April 14, 1998
Contemporary R&B, Pop
Qwest, Warner Bros. Records
Producer Ian Alexander
(, exec.) Quincy Jones (exec.), Tamia (exec.), Tim & Bob, Keith Crouch, J-Dub, Jermaine Dupri, Stevie J, Samuel J. Sapp, Manuel Seal, Jr., Tim Shider, Daryl Simmons, Tricky Stewart, Mario Winans
is the self-titled debut studio album by Canadian Tamia Contemporary R&B recording artist Tamia, released on April 14, 1998 on Qwest Records and distributed through Warner Bros. Records. It features the singles "Imagination," "So Into You," and "Loving You Still." The remake of "Careless Whisper" was released as a single in Japan, and the album also includes her Grammy-nominated debut "You Put a Move On My Heart" as a bonus track. The album peaked at number sixty-seven on the chart. Billboard 200
Release and reception [ edit ]
The album peaked at sixty-seven on the U.S.
and reached the eighteenth spot on the Billboard 200 R&B Albums chart. The album was certified gold in Japan in June 1998 for 100,000 copies shipped to stores. [2 ] [3 ]
Leo Stanley of
Allmusic remarked that the album "is an appealingly stylish collection of contemporary urban soul," while also stating that "it suffers from some uneven material." [1 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
Imagination" (featuring Jermaine Dupri) Jermaine Dupri,
Berry Gordy, Alphonzo Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Manuel Seal Jermaine Durpi, Manuel Seal
So Into You"
Tim Kelley, Ronald LaPread, Lionel Richie, Bob Robinson, Tamia Washington
Tim & Bob 4:21
"Never Gonna Let You Go"
Kenny Hickson, Arthur Hoyle,
Mario Winans Mario Winans
"Falling for You"
Gordon Chambers, S. Jordan, Tamia Washington, Will Turpin, Maurice White Stevie J.
"Show Me Love"
"Rain on Me"
Kenny Hickson, Tamia Washington, Mario Winans
"Is That You?"
(featuring Jermaine Dupri) Jermaine Durpi, Manuel Seal
Jermaine Durpi, Manuel Seal
"Who Do You Tell?"
Mark Coleman, Sherree Ford-Payne,
Marc Nelson Daryl Simmons
"Gotta Move On"
Keith Crouch, John Jubu Smith, Tamia Washington
Keith Crouch 5:08
"This Time It's Love"
Sean "Sep" Hall,
Christopher Stewart, Tamia Washington
Tricky Stewart 5:52
"Loving You Still"
Daryl Simmons Daryl Simmons
George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley Samuel J. Sapp, Tim Shider
"You Put a Move on My Heart"
Quincy Jones 6:12
Personnel [ edit ]
Information taken from Allmusic.
arranging – John Clayton, Keith Crouch, Rod Temperton
assistant engineering – Stephanie Gylden, Kevin Lively, Nick Marshall
assistant mixing – Chris Brooks, Joe Brown, Jr.
associate executive production – Jay Brown, Mark D. Persaud
bass – Alex Al, Ronnie Garrett, Ralph Stacy, Neil Stubenhaus
composing – Christopher "Tricky" Stewart
conducting – John Clayton
drums – Steven Meeder,
John "J.R." Robinson drum programming – Tim Kelley, Erik Hanson, Daryl Simmons
engineering – Paul D. Allen, Bob Brown, Tom Brown, Francis Buckley, Stephanie Gylden, Mauricio Iragorri, Thom "TK" Kidd, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart,
Phil Tan executive production – Ian Alexander, Quincy Jones, Brenda Richie, Tamia
Paul Jackson, Jr., John Jubu Smith, Michael Thompson keyboards – Tim Kelley, Greg Phillinganes, Daryl Simmons, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Rod Temperton
mastering – Herb Powers
mixing – Paul D. Allen, Rob Chiarelli, Jon Gass, Humberto Gatica, Jermaine Dupri, Booker T. Jones III, Stevie J,
Bruce Swedien, Phil Tan, Dave Way multi-instruments – Tim & Bob, Keith Crouch, Mario Winans
percussion – Daryl Simmons
piano – Bob Robinson, Daryl Simmons
production – Keith Crouch, J-Dub, Jermaine Dupri, Quincy Jones, Samuel J. Sapp, Manuel Seal, Jr., Tim Shider, Daryl Simmons, Stevie J, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Tim & Bob, Mario Winans
production coordination – Constance Armstrong, Ivy Skoff
programming – Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Mario Winans, Tim & Bob
rapping – Jermaine Dupri
Gerald Albright, Pete Christlieb, Jeff Clayton, Fred Jackson, Jr., Jack Nimitz, Tom Scott sequencing – Christopher "Tricky" Stewart
synthesizer – Erik Hanson
trombone – George Bohannon, Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Reggie C. Young
trumpet – Oscar Brashear, Ray Brown, Gary Grant,
Jerry Hey, Snooky Young vocal arranging – Tim & Bob,
Gordon Chambers, Keith Crouch, Marc Nelson vocals – Tamia
vocals (background) – Liza Broome, Alex Brown, Bridgette Bryant, Terrell Carter, Gordon Chambers, Pamela Cork, Chelle Davis,
Siedah Garrett, Jermaine Dupri, Marc Nelson, Manuel Seal, Jr., Tanya Smith, Tamia, Mario Winans
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