I Love You (Diana Ross album)

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I Love You
I Love You (Diana Ross album).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2, 2006[1]
Recorded2006
Genre
Length56:00
LabelEMI/Angel
EMI/Manhattan (US)
ProducerPeter Asher
Diana Ross (executive)
Diana Ross chronology
Blue
(2006)
I Love You
(2006)
Sings Songs From The Wiz
(2015)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[2]

I Love You is the twenty-third studio album by American recording artist Diana Ross. It was released in Europe in late 2006 and in the United States in 2007. It was Ross's first studio album since Every Day Is a New Day in 1999.

Content[edit]

I Love You features a number of classic love songs such as "I Want You" (penned by Ross's late brother, Arthur "T-Boy" Ross), "Remember", "More Today Than Yesterday" and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (featuring Brian May of Queen). A special edition format was also released including a DVD featuring behind the scenes footage of the album's production. The only new original song on the album is the title track.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album reached number 60 in the UK Albums Chart in 2006.[3] It was released in North America on January 16, 2007, and debuted on the Billboard 200 as the week's 'Hot Shot Debut' (#32) with 21,222 copies sold.[4] It is her highest charting album since Swept Away peaked at number 26 in late 1984. Other charts the album appeared on include the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (#16) and Top Internet Albums (#31). According to Soundscan, as of 2016, the album has sold around 100,000 copies in the United States.[5]

Track listing[edit]

European version[edit]

  1. "Remember" (Harry Nilsson) – 3:32
  2. "More Today Than Yesterday" (Pat Upton) – 2:51
  3. "I Want You" (Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, Leon Ware) – 4:34
  4. "I Love You (That's All That Really Matters)" (Fred White) – 5:30
  5. "What About Love" (Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray) – 4:25
  6. "The Look of Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:28
  7. "Lovely Day" (Bill Withers, Skip Scarborough) – 4:09
  8. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (feat. Brian May) (Freddie Mercury) – 3:15
  9. "Only You" (Buck Ram, Ande Rand) – 3:58
  10. "To Be Loved" (Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr.) – 4:01
  11. "I Will" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:48
  12. "This Magic Moment" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 3:27
  13. "You Are So Beautiful" (Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston) – 3:34
  14. "Always and Forever" (Rod Temperton) – 4:07
  15. "Remember - Reprise" (Nilsson) – 2:50

US version[edit]

  1. "Remember" (Harry Nilsson) – 3:32
  2. "More Today Than Yesterday" (Pat Upton) – 2:51
  3. "I Want You" (Arthur "T-Boy" Ross, Leon Ware) – 4:34
  4. "I Love You (That's All That Really Matters)" (Fred White) – 5:30
  5. "What About Love" (Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray) – 4:25
  6. "The Look of Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:28
  7. "Lovely Day" (Bill Withers, Skip Scarborough) – 4:09
  8. "Take My Breath Away" (Giorgio Moroder, Tom Whitlock)
  9. "Only You" (Buck Ram, Ande Rand) – 3:58
  10. "To Be Loved" (Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr.) – 4:01
  11. "I Will" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:48
  12. "This Magic Moment" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 3:27
  13. "You Are So Beautiful" (Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston) – 3:34
  14. "Always and Forever" (Rod Temperton) – 4:07
  15. "Remember - Reprise" (Nilsson) – 2:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wikane, Christian John (November 27, 2006). "Diana Ross: I Love You". PopMatters. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Diana Ross - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Diana Ross' New Manhattan/EMI Music Marketing Album, I Love You, is Week's Highest Debut on Billboard's Top 200 Chart at #32". Manhattan/EMI Music Marketing. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  5. ^ "THE SUPREMES, DIANA ROSS, STEVIE WONDER and RAY CHARLES.....USA album sales". Greasy Lake Community. Retrieved 18 January 2018.