Back to Front (Lionel Richie album)

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Back to Front
Lionel Richie Back to Front.jpg
Compilation album by Lionel Richie
Released May 5, 1992
Label Motown
Producer Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie chronology
Dancing on the Ceiling
(1986)Dancing on the Ceiling1986
Back to Front
(1992)
Louder Than Words
(1996)Louder Than Words1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Back to Front is the first compilation album by American singer Lionel Richie, which was released on May 5, 1992. It contains songs from both his successful solo career and as part of the band the Commodores, along with three new tracks (1-3). The international version of the album also includes the tracks "Dancing on the Ceiling" and "Stuck on You". It debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart and spent 12 weeks at number one in the Dutch Album Top 100.

Track listing[edit]

All songs performed by Lionel Richie, unless stated otherwise.

  1. "Do It to Me" Previously unreleased (Lionel Richie) - 6:04
  2. "My Destiny" Previously unreleased (Lionel Richie) - 4:50
  3. "Love, Oh Love" Previously unreleased (Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie) - 5:48
  4. "All Night Long (All Night)" from Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie) - 4:20
  5. "Easy" - The Commodores from Commodores (Lionel Richie) - 4:18
  6. "Still" - The Commodores from Midnight Magic (Lionel Richie) - 3:47
  7. "Endless Love" - Lionel Richie & Diana Ross from Endless Love (Lionel Richie) - 4:28
  8. "Running with the Night" from Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie, Cynthia Weil) - 4:10
  9. "Dancing on the Ceiling" Not on the U.S. edition from Dancing on the Ceiling (Lionel Richie, Carlos Rios, Michael Frenchik) - 4:23
  10. "Sail On" - The Commodores from Midnight Magic (Lionel Richie) - 4:00
  11. "Hello" from Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie) - 4:10
  12. "Truly" from Lionel Richie (Lionel Richie) - 3:22
  13. "Penny Lover" from Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie) - 3:47
  14. "Stuck On You" Not on the U.S. edition from Can't Slow Down (Lionel Richie) - 3:11
  15. "Say You, Say Me" from Dancing on the Ceiling (Lionel Richie) - 4:03
  16. "Three Times a Lady" - The Commodores from Natural High (Lionel Richie) - 3:37

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Back to Front at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Lionel Richie in the field Interpret. Enter Back to Front in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  3. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front". Music Canada. 
  4. ^ "French album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  5. ^ "Les Albums Triple Platine :" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Retrieved 25 May 2012. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Lionel Richie; 'Back to Front')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  7. ^ "Italian album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana.  Select Album e Compilation in the field Sezione. Enter Lionel Richie in the field Filtra. The certification will load automatically
  8. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Lionel Richie; 'Back to Front')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. 
  9. ^ "British album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Back to Front in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Lionel Richie – Back to Front". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
Preceded by
Michael Ball by Michael Ball
UK number one album
June 6, 1992 – June 17, 1992
Succeeded by
U.F.Orb by The Orb
Preceded by
Michael Crawford Performs Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Michael Crawford
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
June 21 - August 1, 1992
Succeeded by
Jesus Christ Superstar
by 1992 Australian Cast