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

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All-4-One
All-4-One - All-4-One.jpg
Studio album by All-4-One
Released April 12, 1994 (1994-04-12)
Recorded 1993–1994
Genre R&B, pop, soul, new jack swing
Length 51:04
Label Atlantic/WEA
Producer David Foster, Tim O'Brien, Gary St. Clair
All-4-One chronology
All-4-One
(1994)
And the Music Speaks
(1995)And the Music Speaks1995
Singles from All-4-One
  1. "So Much in Love"
    Released: 1993
  2. "I Swear"
    Released: April 28, 1994
  3. "Breathless"
    Released: 1994
  4. "(She's Got) Skillz"
    Released: 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]

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".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "So Much in Love" (Billy Jackson & the Citizen's Band; George Williams; Roy Stragis) – 3:32
  2. "Oh Girl" (Gary St. Clair; Jamie Jones) – 5:45*
  3. "A Better Man" (Kenny Nolan) – 4:04++
  4. "I Swear" (Frank J. Myers; Gary Baker) – 4:19*
  5. "Down To The Last Drop" (Kenny Nolan) – 4:41+
  6. "Without You" (Delious Kennedy) – 5:11**
  7. "(She's Got) Skillz" (Gary St. Clair; Tim O'Brien) – 4:05
  8. "Breathless" (Gary St. Clair; Jamie Jones) – 4:48
  9. "Something About You" (Gary St. Clair; Jamie Jones) – 5:06
  10. "The Bomb" (Gary St. Clair; Jamie Jones) – 4:41
  11. "Here If You're Ready" (Gary St. Clair; Jamie Jones) – 4:54

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.[4]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
Position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[5] 12
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 5
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 3
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[7] 10
Canadian Albums (RPM)[8] 4
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[9] 8
European Albums Chart[10] 14
German Albums (Media Control Charts)[11] 7
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[12] 57
New Zealand Albums (RIANZ)[13] 11
Scottish Albums (OCC)[14] 81
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[15] 18
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 24
Swiss Albums (Hitparade)[17] 3
UK Albums (OCC)[18] 25
US Billboard 200[19] 7
Zimbabwean Albums (ZIMA)[20] 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[21] Gold 35,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[22] 3× Platinum 300,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[23] Gold 100,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[24] Gold 7,500^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[25] Gold 50,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[26] Gold 25,000^
United States (RIAA)[27] 4× Platinum 4,000,000^

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

Singles[edit]

  • "So Much In Love" - 1993[28]
  • "I Swear" - April 28, 1994[29]
  • "Something About You" - 1994
  • "Breathless" - September 6, 1994[30]
  • "(She's Got) Skillz" - January 24, 1995[31]

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the All-4-One liner notes.[32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "All-4-One". Allmusic. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "CG: Artist 43". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "All-4-One - bonus track". Allmusic. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  5. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  6. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  7. ^ a b "Hits of the World - Belgium". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 10 September 1994. p. 65. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  8. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.2522&type=1&interval=20&PHPSESSID=8gtl9u7trphhliommrvt4kqlb2
  9. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  10. ^ |title=Hits of the World – Eurochart|work=Billboard|publisher=Nielsen Business Media, Inc.|date=27 August 1994
  11. ^ charts.de
  12. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/50923/ranking/cd_album/
  13. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  14. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-albums-chart/19940724/40/
  15. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  16. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  17. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/All-4-One/All-4-One-1882
  18. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/all-4-one/
  19. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/278662/all-4-one/chart?f=305
  20. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: albums chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000
  21. ^ NO certyear WAS PROVIDED for AUSTRALIAN CERTIFICATION.
  22. ^ "Canadian album certifications – All-4-One – All-4-One". Music Canada. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  23. ^ "Japanese album certifications – All-4-One – All-4-One" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  24. ^ THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION.
  25. ^ "Sólo Éxitos 1959–2002 Año A Año: Certificados 1990–1995" (in Spanish). Iberautor Promociones Culturales. ISBN 8480486392. 
  26. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (All-4-One; 'All-4-One')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  27. ^ "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
  28. ^ "All-4-One - So Much In Love at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-02-28. 
  29. ^ "I Swear: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  30. ^ "Breathless: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  31. ^ "(She's Got) Skillz / So Much in Love: All-4-One: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  32. ^ All-4-One (booklet). All-4-One. Atlantic. 1994.