Can't Get Enough (Barry White album)

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Can't Get Enough
Barry White Cant Get Enough.jpg
Studio album by Barry White
Released August 6, 1974
Recorded 1973-1974
Genre R&B, disco, soul
Length 31:23
Label 20th Century
Producer Barry White
Barry White chronology
Stone Gon'
(1973)
Can't Get Enough
(1974)
Just Another Way to Say I Love You
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Robert ChristgauB- [2]

Can't Get Enough is the third studio album by American R&B/disco singer Barry White, released on August 6, 1974 by the 20th Century label. In 2003, the album was ranked number 281 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.[3]

History[edit]

The album topped the R&B albums chart, his third album to do so. It also topped the Billboard 200 and peaked at #4 on the UK Albums Chart. The album included two Billboard R&B number-one singles, "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" and "You're the First, the Last, My Everything". Both were also successful on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #1 and #2 respectively. Both singles were also hits on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #8 and #1 respectively. The album was digitally remastered and reissued on CD on March 19, 1996 by Island/Mercury Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Barry White, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Mellow Mood (Pt. I)"Barry White, Tom Brock, Robert Taylor1:53
2."You're the First, the Last, My Everything"Barry White, Tony Sepe, Peter Sterling Radcliffe4:37
3."I Can't Believe You Love Me" 10:23
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
4."Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" 4:31
5."Oh Love, Well We Finally Made It" 3:54
6."I Love You More Than Anything (In This World Girl)" 5:02
7."Mellow Mood (Pt. II)"Barry White, Tom Brock, Robert Taylor1:23

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report)[4] 28
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 4
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[6] 2
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[7] 9
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 4
US Billboard 200[9] 1
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US
[11]
US
R&B

[12]
US
Dan

[13]
UK
[14]
1974 "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" 1 1 8
"You're the First, the Last, My Everything" 2 1 2 1

See also[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[15] none 215,500[16]
United Kingdom (BPI)[17] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[18] Gold 500,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cook, Stephen. Can't Get Enough > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-05-15.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Can't Get Enough > review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  3. ^ "The RS 500 Greatest Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Barry White – Can't Get Enough" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "CAN Charts > Barry White". RPM. Retrieved 2012-05-13. 
  7. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Barry White – Can't Get Enough". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  8. ^ "Barry White | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "Barry White Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  10. ^ "Barry White Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "Barry White - Chart history (The Hot 100) | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18. 
  12. ^ "Barry White - Chart history (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs) | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18. 
  13. ^ "Barry White - Chart history (Dance Club Songs) | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18. 
  14. ^ "barry-white | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18. 
  15. ^ "French album certifications – Barry White – Can't get enough" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  16. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/Ventes_Albums_Tout_Temps.php?debut=1900
  17. ^ "British album certifications – Barry White – Can't get enough". British Phonographic Industry.  Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Enter Can't get enough in the search field and then press Enter.
  18. ^ "American album certifications – Barry White – Can't get enough". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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