702 (album)

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702
702album.jpg
Studio album by 702
ReleasedJune 15, 1999 (1999-06-15)
Recorded1998–1999
GenreR&B[1]
Length49:05
LabelMotown
Producer
702 chronology
No Doubt
(1996)
702
(1999)
Star
(2003)
Singles from 702
  1. "Where My Girls At?"
    Released: April 27, 1999
  2. "You Don't Know"
    Released: October 14, 1999
  3. "Gotta Leave"
    Released: November 2, 1999

702 is the self-titled second studio album by American R&B group of the same name. It was released on June 15, 1999, by Motown.

The album peaked at number thirty-four on the Billboard 200 chart. By November 2002, it was certified platinum in sales by the RIAA, after sales exceeding 1,000,000 copies in the United States.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[3]
Vibepositive[4]

The album peaked at thirty-four on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the seventh spot on the R&B Albums chart.[5] The album was certified gold in September 1999, and reached platinum status in November 2002.[6]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine at AllMusic was critical of the album's running time and felt it was padded with some filler songs; however, he did call the work "a true step forward for 702."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1.""7" Interlude"Marc Kinchen, Irish GrinsteadKinchen0:38
2."Where My Girls At?"Missy Elliott, Eric Seats, Rapture StewartElliott, Stewart, Seats2:46
3."You Don't Know"Channette Higgens, Channoah Higgens, Carsten Schack, Kenneth KarlinSoulshock & Karlin4:08
4."Make Time"Greg Charley, Robbie NevilCharley4:24
5.""0" Interlude"Kinchen, Misha GrinsteadKinchen0:40
6."You'll Just Never Know"Everett Benton, LaMenga Kafi, Pi GadgetPI & Jam5:00
7."Finally"CharleyCharley4:30
8."Tell Your Girl"Eric Jackson, Cynthia Loving, Rick CousinDutch3:48
9."Gotta Leave"Elliott, Seats, StewartElliott, Stewart, Seats5:08
10."Don't Go Breaking My Heart"Anders BaggeBagge, Jany3:59
11.""2" Interlude"Kinchen, Kameelah WilliamsKinchen0:44
12."What More Can He Do"Erica Atkins, Trecina Atkins, Warryn Campbell, John SmithCampbell3:49
13."Seven"Antoinette Roberson, Kamall Machicote, Maurice WilcherWilcher4:44
14."Will You Be OK"Angela Slates, Kinchen, Trina Powell, Tamara PowellKinchen4:23

Credits and personnel[edit]

Information taken from Discogs.[7]

  • bass – Everett "Jam" Benton, Jay Rakes, Romeo Williams
  • drums – Everett "Jam" Benton
  • executive production – Bruce Carbone, Billy Gray, Kedar Massenburg
  • guitar – Mats Berntoft, Eric Jackson, Joshua Thompson
  • keyboards – Everett "Jam" Johnson
  • mixing – Mick Guzauski, Manny Marroquin, Dave Pensado
  • production – Bag, Warryn "Smiley" Campbell, Greg Charley, Dutch, Jany, Marc Kinchen, Missy Elliott, PI & Jam, Rapture Stewart, Eric Seats, Soulshock & Karlin, Maurice Wilcher
  • recording – Anders Bagge, Jan Fairchild, Fredrick Sarhagen
  • synthesizer – Everett "Jam" Benton
  • vocals (background) – 702
  • writing – A. Bagge, L. Bagge, E. Benton, R. Cousin, P. Gadget, J. Guendon, E. Jackson, L. Kafi, C. Loving, E. Atkins - Campbell, T. Atkins - Campbell

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 80
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[9] 90
US Billboard 200[10] 34
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[11] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "702 - 702 - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  2. ^ a b Thomas Erlewine, Stephen. "allmusic ((( 702 > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  3. ^ Johnson, Beth (1999-06-25). "702 – Music – EW.com". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  4. ^ Vibe review
  5. ^ "allmusic ((( 702 > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  6. ^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - March 16, 2011 : Search Results - 702". RIAA. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  7. ^ "702 – 702 (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-03-16.
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – 702 – 702" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "702 Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  11. ^ "702 Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 14, 2016.

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