20/20 (George Benson album)

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20/20
20-20 (George Benson album) cover.jpg
Studio album by George Benson
Released January 7, 1985
Recorded 1984
Genre smooth jazz, pop, R&B
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Russ Titelman, Michael Masser, Daniel Sembello, Michael Sembello
George Benson chronology
Pacific Fire
(1983)Pacific Fire1983
20/20
(1985)
While the City Sleeps...
(1986)While the City Sleeps...1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

20/20 is a studio album by George Benson, released on the Warner Bros. record label in 1985. The lead single by the same name reached #48[2] on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA.[3] "You Are the Love of My Life" is a duet with Roberta Flack; it was one of numerous songs used for Eden Capwell and Cruz Castillo on the American soap opera Santa Barbara. Also included on 20/20 is the original version of the song "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You" which would later become a smash hit for Hawaiian singer Glenn Medeiros.

Songwriters on the album include: Clif Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane, James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather, Cruz Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Michael Sembello, Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin, Charles Trenet, Jack Lawrence, Cecil Womack, Linda Womack, Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner, Neil Larsen, and Linda Creed.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "No One Emotion" Clif Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane Russ Titelman 3:55
2. "Please Don't Walk Away" James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather Titelman 3:51
3. "I Just Wanna Hang Around You" Chuz Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Michael Sembello Titelman 4:41
4. "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You" Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin Michael Masser; Gerry Goffin 4:04
5. "Beyond the Sea (La Mer)" Charles Trenet, Jack Lawrence Titelman 4:10
6. "20/20" Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner Titelman 4:07
7. "New Day" Cecil Womack, Linda Womack Titelman 4:27
8. "Hold Me" Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello Michael Sembello; Daniel Sembello 4:02
9. "Stand Up" Neil Larsen Titelman 5:07
10. "You Are the Love of My Life" Linda Creed, Michael Masser Masser 2:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. 20/20 at AllMusic
  2. ^ Billboard Hot 100 [1]. Retrieved on 2010-12-08.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – George Benson – 20/20". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH