Back to the World (Tevin Campbell album)

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Back to the World
Back To The World.jpg
Studio album by Tevin Campbell
Released June 25, 1996
Recorded August 1995 - March 1996
Genre R&B
Length 57:32
Label Qwest
Producer
Tevin Campbell chronology
I'm Ready
(1993)
Back to the World
(1996)
Tevin Campbell
(1999)
Singles from Back to the World
  1. "Back to the World"
    Released: June 4, 1996
  2. "I Got It Bad"
    Released: August 15, 1996
  3. "Could You Learn to Love"
    Released: February 18, 1997[1]

Back to the World is the third studio album by R&B singer Tevin Campbell, released on June 25, 1996.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]

In terms of sales, Back To The World was a disappointment compared to his first two albums T.E.V.I.N. (Platinum) and I'm Ready (Double Platinum) only reaching Gold status. Three singles were released off the album: "Back to the World", "I Got It Bad" and "Could You Learn to Love".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Back to the World" (Jamey Jaz, Patterson, Roderick) – 5:00
  2. "Dry Your Eyes" (Edmondson) – 4:44
  3. "You Don't Have to Worry" (Campbell, Combs, Long, Raynor, Spivey) – 5:40
  4. "I Got It Bad" (Campbell, Crouch, Jones) – 5:04
  5. "Tell Me Where" (A-Tone, Babyface, Chuck Boom) – 4:29
  6. "Could It Be" (Jamey Jaz, Patterson, Roderick, Spencer) – 4:55
  7. "I Need You" (A Tone, Campbell, Chuck Boom, Nichols) – 3:56
  8. "I'll Be There" (Combs, Jones, Keith, Parker, Thompson) 4:46
  9. "We Can Work It Out" (Combs, Jones, Keith, Parker) – 3:51
  10. "Beautiful Thing" (Crouch) – 5:09
  11. "Could You Learn to Love" - (Babyface) – 4:10
  12. "Break of Dawn" - (Jamey Jaz, Martika) – 5:48

Japan edition

  1. "Lately" – 2:55

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[3] 31
New Zealand Albums Chart[4] 36
US Billboard Pop Albums[5] 46
US Top Soul Albums (Billboard)[5] 11

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[6]
Billboard Hot 100 US
R&B
1996 "Back To The World" 47 14
"I Got It Bad" - 41
1997 "Could You Learn To Love" - 73

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amazon.com: Tevin Campbell: Could You Learn to Love: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ Stanley, Leo. Tevin Campbell: I'm Ready > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Tevin Campbell - Back to the World". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2015-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Tevin Campbell - Back to the World". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2016-04-19. 
  5. ^ a b "Tevin Campbell US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-27. 
  6. ^ "Tevin Campbell US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-27. 
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Tevin Campbell – Back to the World". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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