All True Man (song)

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"All True Man"
Alltruemansingle.jpg
Single by Alexander O'Neal
from the album All True Man
Released1991 (1991)
Format7" single, 12" single, CD Single, Cassette Single
GenreR&B
Length5:04 (album version)
LabelTabu
Songwriter(s)Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Producer(s)Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Alexander O'Neal singles chronology
"Saturday Love"
(1990)
"All True Man"
(1991)
"What Is This Thing Called Love?"
(1991)

"All True Man" is a song written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It is the first single from the singer's fourth solo album, All True Man (1991). It is one of the artist's most recognizable signature songs, and a favourite of many O'Neal fans worldwide.

Release[edit]

Alexander O'Neal's 18th hit single and it reached #18 in the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the single reached #5 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, narrowly missing the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

  • 12" Maxi (45 73626)
  1. "All True Man (Classic Club Mix)" - 7:10
  2. "All True Man (Radio Mix)" - 4:03
  3. "All True Man (Big House Mix)" - 8:00
  4. "All True Man (Big House Instrumental)" - 5:17
  • 7" Single (656571 7)
  1. "All True Man" - 4:04 #
  2. "Hang On" - 6:20
  • CD Single (656571 2)
  1. "All True Man" - 4:04
  2. "Hang On" - 6:20
  3. "The Official Bootleg Mega-Mix (12 Version)" - 9:34
  • Cassette Single (35T73627)
  1. "All True Man (Radio Edit)" - 4:04
  2. "All True Man (Instrumental)" - 4:04

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]

  • Alexander O'Neal - lead vocals
  • Jimmy Jam - keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming, rhythm & vocal arrangements
  • Terry Lewis - percussion, rhythm & vocal arrangements, backing vocals
  • Karyn White - backing vocals

Sales chart performance[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1991) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 43
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[2] 5
UK Singles Chart[3] 18
Dutch MegaCharts[4] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ All True Man liner notes. Tabu Records. 1991.
  2. ^ a b "US Singles Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  3. ^ "UK Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  4. ^ "NL Charts > Alexander O'Neal". MegaCharts. Retrieved 2012-05-26.

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