I Refuse to Be Lonely

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I Refuse to Be Lonely
Phyills Hyman - I Refuse to Be Lonely - album coverart.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 21, 1995
LabelZoo Entertainment/Philadelphia Int'l and Volcano[1]
ProducerNick Martinelli, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
Phyllis Hyman chronology
Prime of My Life
I Refuse to Be Lonely
Forever with You
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
MSN Music Guide4/5 stars[2]

I Refuse to Be Lonely is the ninth studio album by American soul singer-songwriter Phyllis Hyman. It was released posthumously in November 1995, five months after the singer's death on June 30, 1995.[3]

The album reached number 12 on the Billboard R&B albums chart and peaked at number 67 on the Billboard 200.[4]

Track listing[edit]

1."I Refuse To Be Lonely"Jud Friedman, Alan Rich, Nick Martinelli, Phyllis HymanNick Martinelli, Jud Friedman4:02
2."Waiting For The Last Tear To Fall"Jon Rosen, Karen Manno, Jeff FranzelNick Martinelli4:13
3."This Too Shall Pass"Lorrain Feather, Joe CurialeNick Martinelli5:29
4."I’m Truly Yours"Kenneth Gamble, James SiglerKenneth Gamble, Steven Ford, Dexter Wansel5:42
5."I’m Calling You"Phyllis Hyman, Kenneth Gamble, Dexter WanselDexter Wansel6:02
6."Back To Paradise"Jon Rosen, Karen Manno, Jim JacobsenNick Martinelli4:52
7."It’s Not About You (It’s About Me)"Dave Hall, Gordon Chambers, Phyllis HymanDave Hall5:17
8."It Takes Two"Noel Cohen, Daryl Hair, Phyllis HymanNick Martinelli4:15
9."Why Not Me"Barry J. Eastmond, Gordon Chambers, Diane Quander, Phyllis HymanBarry J. Eastmond4:43
10."Give Me One Good Reason To Stay"Kenneth Gamble, Leon A. HuffKenneth Gamble, Dexter Wansel, Steven Ford5:15
Total length:49:20


  1. ^ a b "I Refuse to Be Lonely Phyllis Hyman". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
  2. ^ MSN Entertainment.
  3. ^ Mark Anthony Neal, "The Private Struggles of a Genius", The New Black Magazine.
  4. ^ "I Refuse to Be Lonely: Phyllis Hyman". allmusic. Retrieved 9 December 2011.

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