Almost Famous (Lumidee album)

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Almost Famous
Almost Famous (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Lumidee
Released June 24, 2003
Recorded 2002
Genre R&B, hip hop, reggae fusion
Length 41:07
Label Universal
Producer DJ Tedsmooth, G48, Trendsetta, Buckwild, DJ Rei Double R
Lumidee chronology
Almost Famous
(2003)
Unexpected
(2007)

Almost Famous is the debut album by American R&B recording artist Lumidee, released by Universal Records on June 24, 2003.[1]

It peaked at number twenty-two on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and number eleven on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It included the summer hit, "Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)" which saw international success, topping the charts in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and reaching number 2 in the UK and number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Singles[edit]

  • "Crashin' A Party" was the second single released from the album. It was released to radio on December 23, 2003.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

Almost Famous received two out of five stars by Allmusic citing, "Otherwise, Almost Famous is simply so-so R&B that never recalls the single's appeal but is not the disaster that albums surrounding fluke hits can turn into".[2] Rolling Stone also gave it a two out five rating.

Track listing[edit]

Standard Edition
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Almost Famous" (Interlude by DJ Tedsmooth) Teddy Mendez, Edwin Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 0:53
2. "Honestly"   Lumidee Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 2:41
3. "Crashin' a Party" (featuring N.O.R.E. & DJ Tedsmooth) Cedeño, Victor Santiago, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 3:13
4. "Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 3:04
5. "For Keeps"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 3:01
6. "Go with Me" (featuring Handsome Joe) Cedeño, Joseph Johnson, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 4:09
7. "Only for Your Good"   Cedeño, Anthony Best, Perez Buckwild 3:44
8. "Suppose to Do"   Cedeño, Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 0:58
9. "Air to Breathe"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 2:51
10. "My Last Thug"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 4:24
11. "Break Away"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 5:41
12. "Me and You"   Cedeño, Mendez, Perez DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta, (Co-prod.) DJ Rei Double R 2:47
13. "Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh) (Remix)" (featuring Busta Rhymes & Fabolous) Cedeño, Mendez, Perez, Trevor Smith, John Jackson DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 3:32
UK Bonus Track
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
14. "Honestly (Remix)" (featuring N.O.R.E) Cedeño, Perez, Mendez, Santiago DJ Tedsmooth, Trendsetta 2:41

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lumidee - Almost Famous Album" VH1.com. Retrieved 10-05-10.
  2. ^ a b Jeffries, David (June 20, 2006). "((( Almost Famous > Overview )))". allmusic. Retrieved January 31, 2010. 
  3. ^ Lumidee - Almost Famous rollingstone.com. Retrieved 09-20-10.
  4. ^ a b c d e Lumidee - Almost Famous - Music Charts aCharts.us. Retrieved 09-23-10.
  5. ^ a b "Almost Famous > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-06.