Karyn White (album)

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Karyn White
Karyn White album.jpg
Studio album by Karyn White
Released September 6, 1988
Recorded 1987-1988
Genre R&B, new jack swing
Length 44:35
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Babyface, L.A. Reid, Jeff Lorber, Karyn White, Ian Prince, Steve Harvey[1]
Karyn White chronology
Karyn White
Ritual of Love
Singles from Karyn White
  1. "The Way You Love Me"
    Released: August 15, 1988
  2. "Superwoman"
    Released: January 2, 1989
  3. "Love Saw It"
    Released: 1989
  4. "Secret Rendezvous"
    Released: 1989
  5. "Slow Down"
    Released: 1989
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Review scores
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AllMusic 4.5/5 stars link

Karyn White is the self-titled debut album by American R&B singer Karyn White. Released in 1988, it went to #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart for seven weeks the following year. The album was certified Platinum[2] by the RIAA on April 4, 1989. It gave her four hits, "The Way You Love Me", "Superwoman", "Love Saw It" and "Secret Rendezvous". The former three were #1 singles on the R&B chart. A re-issue in late 1989 of "Secret Rendezvous" in the UK reached #22, as opposed to the original top 50 placing. "Superwoman" became her biggest hit there, reaching #11 in the UK Singles Chart.

White co-wrote two songs on the album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Babyface, L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Way You Love Me"   Babyface, Reid 4:56
2. "Secret Rendezvous"   Babyface, Reid 5:38
3. "Slow Down" Steve Harvey, Simmons, White Harvey 4:35
4. "Superwoman"   Babyface, Reid 5:49
5. "Family Man"   Babyface, Reid 4:07
6. "Love Saw It" (featuring Babyface)   Babyface, Reid 5:21
7. "Don't Mess with Me"   Babyface, Reid 4:53
8. "Tell Me Tomorrow" Evan Rogers, Arnie Roman, White Jeff Lorber, White 4:54
9. "One Wish" Ian Prince, Jimmy Scott Lorber, Prince 4:22
Total length: 44:35


Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Peak
1988 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
1988 US Billboard 200 19
1989 UK Albums Chart[3] 20

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