Changes (Christopher Williams album)

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Changes
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Studio album by Christopher Williams
Released December 29, 1992
Recorded 1991–1992
Genre R&B
New jack swing
Length 60:54
Label Uptown Records
Producer Andre Harrell (exec.), Christopher Williams (exec.), Stanley Brown, Sean "Puffy" Combs & Tony Dofat, The Hitmakers & Kevin Deane, DeVante Swing, CK Blunt, Kiyamma Griffin & Ike Lee III, Greg Cauthen, Kenny "K-Smoove" Kornegay, Mark Morales & Mark C. Rooney, Three Boys from Newark, Andre Wilson & Brian Wilson, Anthony Ransom
Christopher Williams chronology
Adventures in Paradise
(1989)
Changes
(1992)
Not a Perfect Man
(1995)
Singles from Changes
  1. "Dreamin'"
    Released: February 20, 1991
  2. "All I See"
  3. "Every Little Thing U Do"
    Released: March 16, 1993
  4. "Come Go with Me"
    Released: August 3, 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Changes is the second studio album from American R&B artist Christopher Williams, released on December 29, 1992 on Uptown Records.

The album peaked at sixty-three on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the twelfth spot on the R&B Albums chart.[2]

Riding the waves of his #1 single, "I'm Dreamin', he would see another Top 10 single "Every Little Thing U Do" and a Top 20 R&B hit, "All I See".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s), *Co-producer Length
1. "All I See" Andre Harrell, Christopher Williams, DeVante Swing DeVante Swing 4:18
2. "Don't U Wanna Make Love" Mark Morales, Mark C. Rooney, Joseph E. Kelley, Nathan Payne Mark Morales & Mark C. Rooney 6:53
3. "Good Luvin'" (with Mary J. Blige) Christopher Williams, Ike Lee III, Kiyamma Griffin CK Blunt, Kiyamma Griffin, Ike Lee III 4:48
4. "Come Go with Me" Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff Christopher Williams & Greg Cauthen 4:59
5. "When a Fool Becomes a Man" Christopher Williams, Greg Cauthen, Eriq LaSalle Andre Wilson & Brian Wilson, Christopher Williams* 5:26
6. "Changes" Anthony Ransom, Brian Wilson, Andre Wilson, Charles Chamberlain, B.J. Burks Anthony Ransom, Andre Wilson & Brian Wilson* 5:10
7. "Where Is the Love" Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay, Kenny Greene, Christopher Williams Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay, Darin "Piano Man" Whittington* 3:55
8. "Let's Get Right" Tony Dofat, Christopher Williams, Sean "Puffy" Combs Sean "Puffy" Combs & Tony Dofat 5:14
9. "Where Are U Now" Kevin Deane, Christopher Williams, James Maynes, Case Woodard The Hitmakers & Kevin Deane 6:28
10. "Every Little Thing U Do" 3 Boyz From Newark, Christopher Williams 3 Boyz From Newark 4:44
11. "Please, Please, Please" Christopher Williams, DeVante Swing, Darryl Pearson DeVante Swing, Darryl Pearson* 4:19
12. "Dreamin'**" Stanley Brown Stanley Brown 4:40

(**): Track available on CD only

Chart history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1993)[2] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 63
U.S. R&B Albums 12

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[3][4]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks
1991 "Dreamin'" 89 16 1
1992 "All I See" 46 19
1993 "Come Go with Me" 74
"Every Little Thing U Do" 75 12 7

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Allmusic.[5]

  • arranging – DeVante Swing, Kenny "G-Love" Greene, Andre Wilson
  • assistant engineering – Charlie Allen, Gordon Davies, Kevin Davis, Jason DeCosta, Ben Garrison, Rich July, David Kingsley, Stephen McLaughlin, Chrystin Nevarez, Chris Olivas, Ken Quartarone, Thom Russo
  • assistant production – Andrew Cousins, Darryl Pearson, Darin Whittington, Christopher Williams, Andre Wilson, Brian Wilson
  • composing – DeVante Swing, Kenny "G-Love" Greene
  • creative director – Brett Wright
  • drum machine – Ike Lee III, Mark Morales
  • drums – Mark Morales
  • engineering – Paul Arnold, Eric "Ibo" Butler, Ross Donaldson, Mike Fonda, Ben Garrison, David Kennedy, Tony Maserati, Angela Piva, Tony Smalios, Dave Way, Mark Wilson, Gary Wright
  • executive production – Andre Harrell, Christopher Williams
  • guitar – Henry Grate
  • keyboards – Kevin Davis, Kevin Deane, Kiyamma Griffin, Avon Marshall, Mark C. Rooney
  • make-up – Melvone Farrell
  • mastering – Steve Hall, Dennis King, Jose Rodriguez
  • mixing – Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander, Stanley Brown, Sean "Puffy" Combs, David Dachinger, David Kennedy, Tony Maserati, Angela Piva, Dave Way
  • mixing assistants – Hal Belknap, Jason DeCosta, Carl Glanville, Rich July, Dana Vicek
  • performer – Mary J. Blige
  • production – Stanley Brown, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Greg Cuathen, Kevin Davis, DeVante Swing, Kiyamma Griffin, Kenny "K-Smoove" Kornegay, Ike Lee III, Mark Morales, Anthony Ransom, Mark C. Rooney, Three Boys from Newark, Christopher Williams, Andre Wilson, Brian Wilson
  • production coordination – Crystal Johnson
  • vocal arrangement – DeVante Swing, Kenny "G-Love" Greene, Christopher Williams, Andre Wilson
  • vocals – Mary J. Blige
  • vocals (background) – Horace Brown, Kiyamma Griffin, Crystal Johnson, Omega Lowther, Brian Palmer, Mark C. Rooney, Christopher Williams, Andre Wilson

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Music, All. Christopher Williams: Changes > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "allmusic ((( Changing Faces > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( New Jack City > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-12. 
  4. ^ "allmusic ((( Changes > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-12. 
  5. ^ "allmusic ((( Changes > Credits )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-12. 

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