Brian McKnight (album)

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Brian McKnight
Studio album by Brian McKnight
Released June 23, 1992 (1992-06-23)
Recorded 1991-1992
Genre R&B, soul, hip hop, quiet storm
Length 63:15
Label Mercury
Producer Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes
Brian McKnight chronology
Brian McKnight
I Remember You
Singles from Brian McKnight
  1. "The Way Love Goes"
    Released: March 1992
  2. "Goodbye My Love"
    Released: September 1992
  3. "One Last Cry"
    Released: March 1993
  4. "After The Love"
    Released: August 1993

Brian McKnight is the eponymous debut album released in 1992 by Mercury Records. It features his debut single, "One Last Cry", which reached number thirteen on the US Billboard Hot 100 and sold 500,000 copies.[1] The album itself was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.[2]

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly A[4]

Brian McKnight received positive reviews from most music critics. Entertainment Weekly writer Havelock Nelson, gave the album an A-rating citing that "McKnight is the most comforting R&B singer-songwriter to emerge since Keith Washington early last year."[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Yours"   Brian McKnight, Gerry Brown, Henrik Marquart 4:42
2. "The Way Love Goes"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 5:07
3. "Goodbye My Love"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 4:24
4. "Love Me, Hold Me"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes, Victor Brooks 4:56
5. "After the Love"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 5:27
6. "One Last Cry"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes, Melanie Barnes 4:55
7. "Never Felt This Way"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 5:36
8. "I Couldn't Say"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 5:45
9. "Stay The Night"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 5:34
10. "Is The Feeling Gone"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes, Edward Martin 4:02
11. "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)"   Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sara Allen 5:05
12. "Oh Lord"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 4:24
13. "My Prayer"   Brian McKnight, Brandon Barnes 3:18