All-4-One (All-4-One album)

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All-4-One
All-4-One - All-4-One.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 12, 1994 (1994-04-12)
Recorded1993–1994
GenreR&B, pop, soul, new jack swing
Length51:04
LabelAtlantic/WEA
ProducerDavid Foster, Tim O'Brien, Gary St. Clair
All-4-One chronology
All-4-One
(1994)
And the Music Speaks
(1995)
Singles from All-4-One
  1. "So Much in Love"
    Released: 1993
  2. "I Swear"
    Released: April 28, 1994
  3. "Breathless"
    Released: September 6, 1994
  4. "(She's Got) Skillz"
    Released: January 24, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]

All-4-One is the eponymous debut album by All-4-One released on April 12, 1994. It features the Grammy-award-winning hit single, "I Swear".[4]

Singles[edit]

  • "So Much in Love" – 1993[5]
  • "I Swear" – April 28, 1994[6]
  • "Something About You" – 1994
  • "Breathless" – September 6, 1994[7]
  • "(She's Got) Skillz" – January 24, 1995[8]
  • "A Better Man" – 1995

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."So Much in Love"Billy Jackson & the Citizen's Band, George Williams, Roy Stragis3:32
2."Oh Girl" (*)Gary St. Clair, Jamie Jones5:45
3."A Better Man" (++)Kenny Nolan4:04
4."I Swear" (*)Frank J. Myers, Gary Baker4:19
5."Down To The Last Drop" (+)Kenny Nolan4:41
6."Without You" (**)Delious Kennedy5:11
7."(She's Got) Skillz"Gary St. Clair, Tim O'Brien4:05
8."Breathless"Gary St. Clair, Jamie Jones4:48
9."Something About You"Gary St. Clair, Jamie Jones5:06
10."The Bomb"Gary St. Clair, Jamie Jones4:41
11."Here If You're Ready"Gary St. Clair, Jamie Jones4:54

The CD released by Atlantic Records had two versions of the song "So Much In Love". The version of "So Much in Love" that is included on the Atlantic Records version, but not on the version released by Blitzz Records, is an extended version with a runtime of 4:18.[9]

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the All-4-One liner notes.[10]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[11] 12
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[11] 5
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[12] 3
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[12] 10
Canadian Albums (RPM)[13] 4
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[11] 8
European Albums Chart[14] 14
German Albums (Media Control Charts)[15] 7
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[16] 57
New Zealand Albums (RIANZ)[11] 11
Scottish Albums (OCC)[17] 81
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[18] 18
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 24
Swiss Albums (Hitparade)[11] 3
UK Albums (OCC)[19] 25
US Billboard 200[20] 7
Zimbabwean Albums (ZIMA)[21] 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[22] Gold 35,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[23] 3× Platinum 300,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[24] Gold 100,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[25] Gold 7,500^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[26] Gold 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[27] Gold 25,000^
United States (RIAA)[28] 4× Platinum 4,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "All-4-One - All-4-One". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  3. ^ Jones, Anderson (1994-05-13). "All-4-One". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
  4. ^ "Music|Hear Grammy Winning All4One's songs I SWEAR|WHEN I NEEDED AN ANGEL|MY CHILD". ALL-4-ONE. 2009-09-15. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  5. ^ "All-4-One - So Much In Love at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-28.
  6. ^ "I Swear: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  7. ^ "Breathless: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  8. ^ "(She's Got) Skillz / So Much in Love: All-4-One: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  9. ^ "All-4-One - bonus track". AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2012.
  10. ^ All-4-One (booklet). All-4-One. Atlantic. 1994.
  11. ^ a b c d e f http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  12. ^ a b "Hits of the World - Belgium". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 10 September 1994. p. 65. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  13. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.2522&type=1&interval=20&PHPSESSID=8gtl9u7trphhliommrvt4kqlb2
  14. ^ |title=Hits of the World – Eurochart|work=Billboard|publisher=Nielsen Business Media, Inc.|date=27 August 1994
  15. ^ charts.de
  16. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/50923/ranking/cd_album/
  17. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-albums-chart/19940724/40/
  18. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  19. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/all-4-one/
  20. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/278662/all-4-one/chart?f=305
  21. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: albums chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000
  22. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia’s Music Charts 1988–2010 (PDF ed.). Mt Martha, Victoria, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 12.
  23. ^ "Canadian album certifications – All-4-One – All-4-One". Music Canada. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  24. ^ "Japanese album certifications – All-4-One – All-4-One" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  25. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – All-4-One – All-4-One". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  26. ^ "Sólo Éxitos 1959–2002 Año A Año: Certificados 1990–1995" (in Spanish). Iberautor Promociones Culturales. ISBN 8480486392.
  27. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (All-4-One; 'All-4-One')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  28. ^ "American album certifications – All 4 One – All-4-One". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.