Allure (album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 6, 1997
ProducerMariah Carey, Steve Stoute, Darrell "Delite" Allamby, Poke & Tone, Walter Afanasieff, Cory Rooney, Dan Shea
Allure chronology
Sunny Days
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Allure is the first studio album by the band Allure, released in May 6, 1997 via Mariah Carey's label, Crave Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Introduction" (featuring Nature) (1:45) (S. Barnes, Jermaine Baxter, B. Lattimore, Rich Nice, J.C. "Poke" Oliver)
  2. "Anything You Want" (3:12) (Barnes, Oliver, T. Robinson)
  3. "You're Gonna Love Me" (4:10) (Burt Bacharach, Barnes, Mary J. Blige, Latonya J. Blige, Hal David, Oliver, G. Pearson)
  4. "Head over Heels" (featuring Nas) (4:11) (Barnes, Mariah Carey, N. Jones, Shawn Moltke, Oliver, Marlon Williams)
  5. "No Question" (featuring LL Cool J) (3:45) (Barnes, James Mtume, Oliver, Timothy Riley, T. Robinson, J.T. Smith)
  6. "All Cried Out" (Duet With 112) (4:35) (C. Rooney, W. Afanasieff, Carey)
  7. "The Story" (4:21) (Dave Atkinson, Barnes, G. Chambers, Oliver)
  8. "Come into My House" (1:07) (Allure, Barnes, Oliver, Riley)
  9. "When You Need Someone" (4:18) (Barnes, Blige, Blige, Oliver, Pearson)
  10. "Give You All I Got" (featuring Raekwon) (4:01) (Barnes, Oliver, Pearson, Robinson, C. Woods)
  11. "I'll Give You Anything" (3:16) (Barnes, Oliver, Riley, Robinson)
  12. "Wanna Get With You" (4:36) (D. Allamby, B. Lawrence)
  13. "Last Chance" (4:19) (Carey, Rooney)
  14. "Mama Said" (3:48) (Chambers, Pearson)
  15. "Everytime I Think of You" (Japan Bonus Track)


  1. "Head Over Heels" (featuring Nas)
  2. "All Cried Out"
  3. "No Question" (featuring LL Cool J)
  4. "Last Chance"

Samples Used (adapted from liner notes)[edit]

  • "Introduction" features a sample of "Let's Straighten it Out", as performed by Latimore.
  • "Anything You Want" features a sample of "Cry Together", as performed by The O'Jays.
  • "You're Gonna Love Me" features a sample of "The Look of Love" as performed by Isaac Hayes.
  • "Head Over Heels" features a sample of "The Bridge" as performed by MC Shan.
  • "No Question" features a sample of Juicy Fruit as performed by Mtume.
  • "When You Need Someone" features a sample of "Put it on the Line" as performed by James Brown and Lyn Collins.
  • "I'll Give You Anything" features a sample of "Ah Yeah" as performed by KRS-One.