In the Middle (Alexander O'Neal song)

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"In the Middle"
Inthemiddle.jpg
Single by Alexander O'Neal
from the album Love Makes No Sense
Released1993 (1993)
Format7" single, 12" single, CD Single, Cassette Single
Recorded1992
GenreR&B, hip hop
Length4:37 (album version)
LabelTabu
Songwriter(s)Terry Coffey, Jon Nettlesbey
Producer(s)Terry Coffey, Jon Nettlesbey, Pete Rock (remix)
Alexander O'Neal singles chronology
"Love Makes No Sense"
(1993)
"In the Middle"
(1993)
"Aphrodisia"
(1993)

"In the Middle" is a song written by Terry Coffey and Jon Nettlesbey and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It is the second single from the singer's fifth solo album, Love Makes No Sense (1993). The song's distinctive backing vocals were performed by Cherrelle. Following the successful chart performances of the single "Love Makes No Sense", "In the Middle" was released as the album's second single.

The single was recorded by Wolfgang Aichholz at Winsonics, Los Angeles, CA.[1]

Release[edit]

Alexander O'Neal's 24th hit single and it reached #32 in the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the single reached #26 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.

Track listing[edit]

  • 12" Single (587 715-1)
  1. "In The Middle (Brown Mix)"
  2. "In The Middle (The Qat Concept Mix)"
  3. "In The Middle (The Glam Slam Mix)"
  4. "In The Middle (Brown Surround Mix)"
  5. "In The Middle (Rapless Mix)"
  • 7" Single (587 714-7)
  1. "In The Middle (Radio Mix)"
  2. "In The Middle (Brown Mix)"
  • CD Single (587 715-2)
  1. "In The Middle (Radio Mix)" - 3:43
  2. "In The Middle (Brown Mix)" - 4:34
  3. "In The Middle (Rapless Mix)" - 4:32
  4. "In The Middle (Brown Surround Mix)" - 4:32
  5. "In The Middle (The Qat Concept Mix)" - 12:01
  6. "In The Middle (The Glam Slam Mix)" - 8:12
  • Cassette Single (31458 7710 4)
  1. "In The Middle (Radio Mix)"
  2. "In The Middle (Instrumental Version)"

Personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes.[1]

  • Alexander O'Neal - lead vocals
  • Terry Coffey - synthesizer programming, keyboards, vocal arrangements
  • Jon Nettlesbey - drum programming, percussion, vocal arrangements
  • Cherrelle - backing vocals
  • Sean Devereaux - backing vocals

Sales chart performance[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[2] 26
UK Singles Chart[3] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Love Makes No Sense liner notes. Tabu Records. 1993.
  2. ^ "US Singles Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-26.
  3. ^ "UK Charts > Alexander O'Neal". Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2012-05-26.

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