Contribution (album)

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Contribution
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Studio album by
Released20 October 1990
Recorded1989–1990
Genre
Length50:40
LabelIsland
Producer
Mica Paris chronology
So Good
(1988)
Contribution
(1990)
Whisper a Prayer
(1993)
Singles from Contribution
  1. "Contribution"
    Released: 1990
  2. "South of the River"
    Released: 1991
  3. "If I Love U 2 Nite"
    Released: 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[2]
The Virgin Encyclopedia of R & B and Soul2/5 stars[3]

Contribution is the second studio album by British singer-songwriter Mica Paris, released on 20 October 1990 by 4th & B'way Records and Island Records. It includes three singles which reached the UK Singles Chart: "Contribution" (No. 33), "South of the River" (No. 50) and "If I Love U 2 Nite" (No. 43).[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Contribution"Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli, Marga Roman, Michele Vice3:59
2."South of the River"M. Leeson, Mica Paris, Peter Vale5:10
3."If I Love U 2 Nite"Prince5:38
4."Just to Be With You"Jon E.D., Kurtis Mantronik4:06
5."Take Me Away"Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli4:34
6."Truth And Honesty"Mica Paris, Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli5:40
7."Deep Afrika (Interlude)"Mica Paris1:42
8."More Love"Smokey Robinson4:54
9."You Can Make a Wish"Mike Leeson, Peter Vale4:47
10."Just Make Me The One"Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli, Marga Roman5:07
11."I Can't Stop Loving You"Mike Leeson, Peter Vale4:54
12."I've Been Watching You"Mica Paris, Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli5:40
13."Who Can We Blame"Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli5:46
14."One World (Outro)"Andres Levin, Camus Mare Celli, Marga Roman, Michele Vice1:21

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[5] 26
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[6] 58

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Silver 60,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contribution at AllMusic
  2. ^ Farber, Jim (15 March 1991). "Contribution". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ Colin Larkin (1998). The Virgin Encyclopedia of R & B and Soul. Virgin Publishing. p. 253. ISBN 9780753502419. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  4. ^ "MICA PARIS - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Official albums Chart results matching:contribution". OCC.
  6. ^ "Mica Paris – Chart History". Billboard.
  7. ^ "British album certifications – Mica Paris – Contribution". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 13 March 2019. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Contribution in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.