Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)

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"Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)"
Single by CeCe Peniston
featuring JoJo Hailey
from the album I'm Movin' On
A-side "House Party" (US, promo)
B-side
Released November 5, 1996 (1996-11-05)
Format
Genre
Length 4:47 (Album version)
Label A&M
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Joel "JoJo" Hailey
  • Darryl Pearson (co-producer)
CeCe Peniston chronology
"Movin' On"
(1996)
"Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)"
(1996)
"Somebody Else's Guy"
(1998)
Music sample

"Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" is a 1996 song by the musician CeCe Peniston, released as a duet with JoJo Hailey. The single was released as the second single from the singer's final studio album I'm Movin' On, peaking at number fifty-two in on the US R&B chart, while reaching number twenty-one on Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart (a virtual equivalent to #121 on the Billboard Hot 100).

Credits and personnel[edit]

Additional credits

Track listings and formats[edit]

Double A-side[edit]

12", US, Promo, #AMPRO 00342[1]
  1. "Before I Lay" (LP Version) – 4:47
  2. "House Party" (LP Version) – 4:11
  3. "House Party" (Instrumental Version) – 4:12
  4. "Movin' On" (East Coast Flava Mix with Rap) – 4:02
  5. "Movin' On" (East Coast Flava Mix – Instrumental) – 4:01
  6. "House Party" (Acappella) – 3:57

A and B-side[edit]

CS, US, #31458 2004 4[2]
CD, US, #31458 2004 2[3]
  1. "Before I Lay" (Radio Edit with Intro) – 4:16
  2. "Movin' On" (East Coast Flava Mix with Rap) – 4:02
MCD, US, #31458 2005 2[4]
  1. "Before I Lay" (Radio Edit with Intro) – 4:16
  2. "Before I Lay" (LP Version) – 4:47
  3. "Movin' On" (East Coast Flava Mix with Rap) – 4:02
  4. "Finally" (12" Choice Mix) – 7:04
MCD, US, Promo, #AMSAD 00338[5]
  1. "Before I Lay" (Radio Edit with Intro) – 4:16
  2. "Before I Lay" (LP Version) – 4:47
  3. "Before I Lay" (Radio Edit without Intro) – 4:17
  4. "Before I Lay" (Instrumental) – 4:48
MCD, US, Promo, #AMSAD 00369[6]
  1. "Before I Lay" (Radio Remix) – 4:10
  2. "Before I Lay" (Grand Jury Mix) – 4:02
  3. "Before I Lay" (Back of the Room Mix) – 4:08
  4. "Before I Lay" (LP Version) – 4:47
12", US, #AMPRO 00371[7]
  1. "Before I Lay" (Radio Remix) – 4:10
  2. "Before I Lay" (Grand Jury Mix) – 4:02
  3. "Before I Lay" (Back of the Room Mix) – 4:08
  4. "Before I Lay" (Radio Remix Instrumental) – 4:04
  5. "Before I Lay" (Grand Jury Mix Instrumental) – 4:05
  6. "Before I Lay" (Back of the Room Mix Instrumental) – 4:09
  7. "Before I Lay" (LP Version) – 4:47

Charts[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[8] 52
Chart (1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles[9] 20

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)"/"House Party" – 12", US, Promo, #AMPRO 00342". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  2. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – CS, US, #31458 2004 4". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  3. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – CD, US, #31458 2004 2". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  4. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – MCD, US, #31458 2005 2". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  5. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – MCD, US, Promo, #AMSAD 00338". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  6. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – MCD, US, Promo, #AMSAD 00369". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  7. ^ "CeCe Peniston – "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" – 12", US, #AMPRO 00371". Discogs. Zink Media. discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  8. ^ For peak positions of "Before I Lay" in USA, use the general links, and/or, in order to view there not-listed top positions, respectively additional information such as peak date(s) and/or weeks spent on chart(s), you will have to subscribe to billboard.biz website to vie also the specific billboard.biz links.
  9. ^ "CeCe Peniston - US Bubbling Under Hot 100 - "Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)". Billboard. Google Books. 1997-02-01. p. 77. Retrieved 2015-03-21. Before I Lay (You Drive Me Crazy)" #20 

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