A Day in the Life (Eric Benét album)

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A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life Eric Benet.jpg
Studio album by Eric Benét
Released April 27, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre R&B, pop, neo soul
Length 63:40
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Eric Benét, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr. James Poyser, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Somethin' for the People, Wyclef Jean, Brian Alexander Morgan
Eric Benét chronology
True to Myself
(1996)
A Day in the Life
(1999)
Better and Better
(2001)
Singles from A Day in the Life
  1. "Georgy Porgy"
    Released: January 5, 1999
  2. "Spend My Life With You"
    Released: June 15, 1999
  3. "When You Think of Me"
    Released: February 22, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Day in the Life is the Platinum-selling second studio album by R&B singer Eric Benét, originally released on April 27, 1999 on Warner Bros. Records.[2] as the second album, A Day in the Life, Benet's follow-up to his debut album, True to Myself (1996).

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[3] and Allmusic.[4]

  1. "That's Just My Way" (Eric Benét, Chalmers Alford, Ali Shaheed Muhammad)
  2. "Georgy Porgy" (featuring Faith Evans) (David Paich)
  3. "Spend My Life with You" (featuring Tamia) (Eric Benét, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr.)
  4. "Something Real" (Jeffrey Young, Curtis Wilson, Rochad Holiday, Eric Benét, Leslie Butler, Shari Watson)
  5. "Loving Your Best Friend" (Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis, Eric Benét)
  6. "When You Think of Me" (featuring Roy Ayers) (Eric Benét, James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix)
  7. "Lamentation" (Eric Benét, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Charles Alford)
  8. "Dust in the Wind" (Kerry Livgren)
  9. "Why You Follow Me" (Eric Benét, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Chalmers Alford)
  10. "Come as You Are" (Eric Benét, George Nash, Jr.)
  11. "Love the Hurt Away" (Eric Benét, Demonte Posey, George Nash, Jr.)
  12. "Ghetto Girl" (featuring Me'Shell Ndegeocello) (Eric Benét, Demonte Posey, Jeffrey Young)
  13. "Love of My Own" (Eric Benét, James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix)

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[5] and Discogs.[6]

  • Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Drums
  • Chalmers "Spanky" Alford - Guitar
  • Curtis "Sauce" Wilson - Drum and Keyboard Programming
  • Eric "Kenya" Baker - Drum and Keyboard Programming
  • Demonte Posey - Keyboards, B-3 Organ, Drum Programming, Synth Bass, Fender Rhodes
  • Leslie Butler - Keyboards
  • Roy Ayers - Vibraphone
  • James Poyser - Keyboards, Fender Rhodes
  • Issac Phillips - Guitar
  • Brian Frazier Moore - Drums, Drum Programming
  • Jef Lee Johnson - 12 string guitar
  • Jazzy G -guitars
  • Eric Benet, Jeff "Fuzzy" Young, Tamia, Shari Watson, Me'Shell Ndegeocello - background vocals
  • Alison Ball-Gabriel - executive producer
  • Brian Gardner - mastering
  • Brad Hitz, Melanie Nissen - photography
  • Stephen Walker - art direction & design

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Day in the Life at AllMusic
  2. ^ Amazon.com
  3. ^ Eric Benét - A Day In The Life. Warner Bros. Records. 47072-2
  4. ^ Benét, Eric. "A Day In The Life". allmusic.com. Allmusic. Retrieved 2014-07-09. 
  5. ^ Eric Benet - A Day In The Life. Warner Bros. Records. 47072-2
  6. ^ Benet, Eric. "A Day In The Life". discogs.com. Discogs. Retrieved 2014-07-09.