All Cried Out (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam song)

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"All Cried Out"
Single by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
from the album Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force
Released 1986
Genre Pop, R&B
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Full Force
Producer(s) Full Force
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam singles chronology
"I Wonder If I Take You Home"
(1985)
"All Cried Out"
(1986)
"Head to Toe"
(1987)

"All Cried Out" is a song recorded by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam that appeared on their 1985 album Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force. The song hit number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in October 1986 and also was a major hit on the R&B singles chart, peaking at number three.[1]

The actual artist credit on the record label of the 7-inch vinyl release was listed as Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou.

Allure version[edit]

"All Cried Out"
Single by Allure featuring 112
from the album Allure
Released August 12, 1997
Format Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Recorded 1997
Genre R&B
Length 4:35
Label Crave
Writer(s) Full Force
Producer(s) Cory Rooney, Walter Afanasieff, Mariah Carey
Allure chronology
"No Question"
(1997)
"All Cried Out"
(1997)
"Last Chance"
(1998)

In 1997, American contemporary R&B group Allure covered "All Cried Out" and included it on their eponymous debut studio album. The song features fellow R&B group 112 and was produced by Cory Rooney, Walter Afanasieff and Mariah Carey for Carey's short-lived Crave Records.

Allure's cover version became the group's biggest hit and outperformed the original on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #4 during the week of November 22, 1997. Less than three months after its release, the single was certified gold for shipments exceeding 500,000; it ultimately sold over 800,000.[2][3] It charted on the Billboard Year-End charts for two years in a row, reaching #43 on the 1997 chart and #84 on the 1998 chart.[4]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Christopher Erskin.[5]

Single track listing[edit]

  1. "All Cried Out" (Radio Edit)- 3:38
  2. "All Cried Out" (Radio Mix)- 4:44
  3. "All Cried Out" (Dub Mix)- 7:49
  4. "All Cried Out" (Main Club Pass)- 10:50

Charts[edit]

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam version[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 3

Allure version[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Billboard Hot 100 4
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 9
Chart (1998) [6] Peak
position
Australia 11
New Zealand 2
United Kingdom 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 354. 
  2. ^ "American certifications – Allure – All Cried Out". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  3. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1997". Billboard (BPI Communications Inc.) 110 (5): 76. January 31, 1998. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ "All Cried Out chart history at Billboard.com". Billboard.com. 2010-12-18. 
  5. ^ Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - Allure - "All cried out"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved February 19, 2015. 
  6. ^ http://australian-charts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Allure+feat%2E+112&titel=All+Cried+Out&cat=s

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