All I Have (album)

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All I Have
Studio album by Amerie
Released July 30, 2002
Recorded Cue Recording Studios
(Falls Church, Virginia)
Lobo Studios
The Hit Factory
(New York, New York)
Genre R&B
Length 42:56
Label Columbia, Rise
Producer Rich Harrison
Amerie chronology
All I Have
(2002)
Touch
(2005)
Alternative cover
Japanese cover
Singles from All I Have
  1. "Why Don't We Fall in Love"
    Released: October 7, 2002
  2. "Talkin' to Me"
    Released: July 8, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
The Boston Globe mixed[2]
Boston Herald 3/4 stars[3]
PopMatters mixed[4]
Q 3/5 stars[5]
USA Today 2.5/4 stars[6]

All I Have is the debut album of American R&B recording artist Amerie, released on July 30, 2002, by Columbia Records. It was recorded at Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, Virginia, and at Lobo Studios and The Hit Factory in New York City.[7]

The album debuted and peaked at number 9 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart in August 2002, remaining in the top twenty for two weeks only and dropping off the top one hundred in its fourteenth week. Nevertheless, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on October 3, 2003,[8] and earned Amerie a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist in 2003.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, as of July, 2009, the album has sold 661,000 copies in the United States.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Rich Harrison except where indicated.

  1. "Why Don't We Fall in Love" – 2:39
  2. "Talkin' to Me" – 3:54
  3. "Nothing Like Loving You" – 3:51
  4. "Can't Let Go" – 4:21
  5. "Need You Tonight" (Rich Harrison, Miroslav Vitous)– 3:49
  6. "Got to Be There" (Rich Harrison, Greg Lake)– 3:01
  7. "I Just Died" – 3:29
  8. "Hatin' on You" – 3:57
  9. "Float" – 4:03
  10. "Show Me" – 4:14
  11. "All I Have" – 4:08
  12. "Outro" (Rich Harrison, Amerie Rogers, Cory Rooney) – 1:03
Japan bonus tracks
  1. "Just What I Needed to See" – 3:15
  2. "Why Don't We Fall in Love" (Main Mix featuring Ludacris) – 3:30
  3. "Why Don't We Fall in Love" (Richcraft Remix) – 3:36
Sample credits[7]

Personnel[edit]

Credits for All I Have adapted from liner notes.[7]

  • Rich Harrison - Drum programming, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Recording engineers: Jose Sanchez, Ken Schubert, Rich Harrison, Peter Wade, Nichole Cartwright
  • Pro-Tools editing: Jose Sanchez, Ken Schubert, Peter Wade
  • Mixing: Tony Maserati, Axel Niehaus, Angela Piva, Flip Osman, Pat Woodward
  • Executive producers: Daryl Williams, Rich Harrison, Cory Rooney
  • Co-Executive Producers: Jeff Burroughs, Ed Holmes
  • Photography: Jonathan Mannion
  • Art Direction & Design: Ron Jaramillo

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Japanese Oricon Albums Chart[10] 181
U.S. Billboard 200[11] 9
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[11] 2

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
United States July 30, 2002 Columbia/Rise
United Kingdom August 5, 2002 Columbia
Japan November 20, 2002 Sony

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Review: All I Have. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-11-05.
  2. ^ Jones, Vanessa E. "Review: All I Have". The Boston Globe: September 13, 2002. (Transcription of original review at talk page)
  3. ^ Rodman, Sarah. "Review: All I Have". Boston Herald: A.10. September 22, 2002. (Transcription of original review at talk page)
  4. ^ Pride, Felicia. Review: All I Have. PopMatters. Retrieved on 2009-11-05.
  5. ^ Columnist. "Review: All I Have". Q: 100. October 2002.
  6. ^ Jones, Steve. "Review: All I Have". USA Today: D.04. August 13, 2002. (Transcription of original review at talk page)
  7. ^ a b c All I Have (CD liner). Amerie. Columbia Records. 2002. CK 85959. 
  8. ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum". RIAA. October 3, 2003. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  9. ^ "Amerie's Def Jam Debut Due In August". Billboard. June 2, 2009. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  10. ^ "All I Have – Oricon". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  11. ^ a b "All I Have > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 

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