Elgin (album)

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Elgin
Studio album by Ginuwine
Released February 15, 2011
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre R&B
Length 68:42
Label Notifi
Producer Tapping Warren, Saint Nick, Ester Dean, Attozio, Young Yonny, Kendrick Dean, MaddScientist, Bryan-Michael Cox(ex.)[1]
Ginuwine chronology
A Man's Thoughts
(2009)
Elgin
(2011)
A Ginuwine Christmas
(2011)
Singles from Elgin
  1. "What Could Have Been"
    Released: October 25, 2010
  2. "Heaven"
    Released: January 17, 2011
  3. "Body"
    Released: 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
The Washington Post (unfavorable)[4]
Yahoo! Music (7.5/10)[5]

Elgin is the seventh album by American R&B singer and songwriter Ginuwine, released on February 15, 2011 by Notifi Music Group.[3] The production was by Bryan-Michael Cox, Tapping Warren and Kendrick Dean, and the possibility of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz to work on the album.[1] The guest was the songwriter and rapper Katrina "Trina" Taylor on the track "Batteries". The album debuted at #30 on the Billboard 200 with 19,100 copies sold in the first week.[6]

Singles[edit]

The first single off the album was "What Could Have Been", released in October 2010.[7] "Heaven" was the second official single. Ginuwine filmed two promo music videos for "Break" and "Drink of Choice". "Body" was the third single from the album.

Tracklist[edit]

This is the official tracklist revealed by Amazon.com[8] and Allmusic,[3] the featured guest was confirmed by IIovemusicpop.com.[9]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Heaven"   Durrell Babbs Tank 3:53
2. "Break"   Diane Warren Tapping Warren 4:03
3. "What Could Have Been"   Elgin Lumpkin Ginuwine, Saint Nick, Attozio 3:32
4. "Drink of Choice"   Adonis Shropshire, Bryan-Michael Cox B. Cox, Kendrick "WyldCard" Dean 4:46
5. "Why We're Fighting"   Elgin Lumpkin Saint Nick 3:54
6. "Body"   Elgin Lumpkin Saint Nick 3:32
7. "Batteries" (featuring Trina) Elgin Lumpkin Young Yonny 3:32
8. "Kidnapped"   Elgin Lumpkin, A. Wright, J. Smith Saint Nick 3:07
9. "How Does Your Heart Forget"   Diane Warren MaddScientist, Tappin Warren 3:37
10. "First Time"   Elgin Lumpkin Elgin Lumpkin 3:53
11. "Frozen"   Sir Darryl Farris, Davion Farris, Daniel Farris, Myles Sims (WoodWorks) B. Cox, WyldCard 4:48

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Date: 05/05/10. "Ginuwine Taps Diane Warren, Cox For 'Elgin' Album". Singersroom.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ About.com review
  3. ^ a b c Kellman, Andy (2011-02-15). "Elgin - Ginuwine". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ The Washington Post review
  5. ^ Yahoo! Music review
  6. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus (2011-02-23). "Justin Bieber Fever Returns, Eminem Passes Nicki Minaj, Saigon & Ginuwine Invade The Chart". Sohh.Com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - What Could Have Been - Single by Ginuwine". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  8. ^ "Elgin: Ginuwine: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]

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