Faithfully (Faith Evans album)

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Faithfully
Faith evans-faithfully.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 6, 2001 (2001-11-06)
Recorded2001
Genre
Length61:19
Label
Producer
Faith Evans chronology
Keep the Faith
(1998)
Faithfully
(2001)
The First Lady
(2005)
Singles from Faithfully
  1. "Can't Believe"
    Released: April 13, 2001
  2. "You Gets No Love"
    Released: August 7, 2001
  3. "I Love You"
    Released: February 19, 2002
  4. "Burnin' Up"
    Released: March 15, 2002
  5. "Alone in This World"
    Released: April 6, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
BBC Music(favorable)[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[3]
The Independent3/5 stars[4]
NME(6/10)[5]
Robert Christgau(dud)[6]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3.5/5 stars[8]

Faithfully is the third studio album by American singer Faith Evans, released by Bad Boy Records in the United States on November 6, 2001 (see 2001 in music). Featuring production by Sean Combs, The Neptunes, Cory Rooney, Michael Angelo Saulsberry, Mario Winans, it peaked at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.[9] The album spawned five total singles including Can't Believe featuring Carl Thomas, You Gets No Love featuring P. Diddy & Loon, the Billboard Top 40 hit, I Love You, and Alone in This World, respectfully. This was the last album by Faith Evans to be recorded with Bad Boy Records before her split in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Intro"Faith Evans, Roosevelt Harrell IIIBink0:52
2."Alone in This World"Evans, Sean Combs, Mechalie Jamison, Michael Carlos Jones, Jack Knight, Herbert Magidson, Nashiem Myrick, Christopher Wallace, Mario Winans, Allie WrubelP. Diddy3:53
3."You Gets No Love" (featuring P. Diddy & Loon)Tevell Coleman, Evans, Mechalie Jamison, Michaelangelo Saulsberry, Kameelah Williams, Andre WilsonMichaelangelo Saulsberry4:01
4."Burnin' Up"Evans, Chauncey Hawkins, Chad Hugo, Pharrell WilliamsThe Neptunes3:31
5."I Love You"Anthony Best, Evans, Isaac Hayes, Michael Jamison, Jennifer Lopez, Bobby SpringsteenBuckwild, Mario Winans, P. Diddy4:27
6."Everything" (Interlude)Jamison, WinansWinans0:49
7."Back to Love"Evans, Mike Cleveland, Combs, Jamison, WinansWinans, Diddy3:40
8."Faithful" (Interlude)Cheri Dennis, Evans, Chucky ThompsonChucky Thompson, Todd Russaw2:00
9."Do Your Time"Evans, Combs, Hubert Laws, Harold Lilly, WinansWinans, Diddy4:20
10."Don't Cry"Robert Barnett, Andre Benjamin, Patrick Brown, Combs, Evans, Jones, Knight, Willie Knighton, Ray Murray, Antwan Patton, Adonis Shropshire, Rico Wade, Williams, WinansWinans, Diddy3:37
11."Faithfully"Evans, Kevin Gilliam, Jamison, James Mtume, WilliamsBattlecat3:57
12."Brand New Man"Kip Collins, Combs, Evans, Jamison, Jones, WinansKip Collins4:12
13."Ghetto" (Interlude)Evans, SaulsberrySaulsberry1:21
14."Where We Stand"Hozay Clowney, Evans, Michael Franks, Rasheem PughEvans, Hozay Clowney4:22
15."Heaven Only Knows"Combs, Jonathan Davis, Evans, Kamaal Fareed, Albert Johnson, Lilly, René Moore, Kejuan Muchita, Terance Perry, Mayfield Small, WinansHavoc, Winans, Diddy4:15
16."Love Can't Hide"Evans, Vada Nobles, Rasheem PughEvans, Hozay Clowney5:04
17."Can't Believe" (featuring Carl Thomas)Jermaine Baxter, Combs, Anthony Cruz, Jamison, Jones, Nasir Jones, Knight, Chris Taylor, Winans, Andre YoungMario Winans, P. Diddy5:00
18."Love Song" (Interlude)Evans, Chucky ThompsonChucky Thompson1:49

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Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[14] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ BBC Music review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ The Independent review
  5. ^ NME review
  6. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  7. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on January 26, 2009. Retrieved 2008-04-04.
  8. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 284. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  9. ^ http://riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?content_selector=gold-platinum-searchable-database#
  10. ^ "Faith Evans Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-04-12.
  11. ^ "Faith Evans Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-04-12.
  12. ^ "2002 Year-End Chart – Billboard 200 Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2017-04-12.
  13. ^ "2002 Year-End Chart – Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2017-04-12.
  14. ^ "American album certifications – Faith Evans – Faithfully". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2017-04-12. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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