A Little Deeper

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A Little Deeper
A Little Deeper.jpg
Studio album by Ms. Dynamite
Released 10 June 2002
Genre R&B, hip hop, 2-step garage
Length 61:14
Label Polydor
Producer Salaam "The Chameleon" Remi, Bloodshy & Avant, Keon Bryce, Punch, StayBent, Jason "Loose J" Dyer
Ms. Dynamite chronology
A Little Deeper
(2002)
Judgement Days
(2005)
Singles from A Little Deeper
  1. "It Takes More"
    Released: 20 May 2002
  2. "Dy-Na-Mi-Tee"
    Released: 26 August 2002
  3. "Put Him Out"
    Released: 2 December 2002
U.S. cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Blender 4/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]
The Village Voice C+[4]

A Little Deeper is the UK-platinum selling Mercury Prize-winning debut album by English R&B/hip hop singer and rapper Ms. Dynamite, released on 10 June 2002.[5] It had sold 495,000 copies in the United Kingdom as of September 3, 2011.[6]

Legacy[edit]

The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1 "Natural High (Interlude)" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Salaam Remi 0:56
2 "Dy-Na-Mi-Tee" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Lennie Hibbert, Salaam Remi 3:39
3 "Anyway U Want It" (featuring Keon Bryce) Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Keon Bryce, Salaam Remi 3:42
4 "Put Him Out" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, Henrik Jonback 3:58
5 "Brother" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, Henrik Jonback 3:34
6 "It Takes More" [Bloodshy Main Mix] Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Michael "Punch" Harper 4:39
7 "Sick 'N' Tired" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Michael "Punch" Harper 3:34
8 "Afraid 2 Fly" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Hernst Bellevue 4:48
9 "Watch Over Them" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley 1:16
10 "Seed Will Grow" (featuring Kymani Marley) Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Salaam Remi, Kymani Marley 3:23
11 "Krazy Krush" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, Kingslee Daley 3:44
12 "Now U Want My Love" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Salaam Remi 4:54
13 "Too Experienced" (featuring Barrington Levy) Bob Andy 2:58
14 "Gotta Let U Know" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Salaam Remi 4:09
15 "All I Ever" Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Jason Dyer, Salaam Remi, Angela Hunte, Van Gibbs, Eddison Sainsbury 4:31
16 "A Little Deeper"/"Get Up, Stand Up" (Pregap Track) Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley, Salaam Remi 10:25

Track 13 is a bonus track on some editions, and does not appear on the U.K. edition.

U.S. edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
17 "Danger" 3:14
18 "Ramp (Bonus Track: Get Up, Stand Up!)" 9:58

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002)[8][9] Peak
position
Belgian Ultratop 50 Alternative Albums (Flanders) 36
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[10] 38
French Albums (SNEP)[11] 67
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 70
UK Albums Chart[13] 10
Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 179
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 80
US Billboard Top Heatseekers 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. A Little Deeper at AllMusic
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review Archived 13 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (28 October 2003). "Consumer Guide: Rousing Constituencies". The Village Voice. New York. Archived from the original on 10 March 2013. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - A Little Deeper by Ms. Dynamite". Itunes.apple.com. 10 June 2002. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Mercury Prize Winners - The Guardian Google spreadsheet". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  7. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2. 
  8. ^ "A Little Deeper (Bonus Track) > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  9. ^ "ultratop.be – Ms. Dynamite – A Little Deeper". Ultratop (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2009. [permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Ms. Dynamite – A Little Deeper" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Lescharts.com – Ms. Dynamite – A Little Deeper". Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Ms. Dynamite – A Little Deeper". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Chart Stats – Ms Dynamite – A Little Deeper". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 5 March 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2009.