Let's Chill

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"Let's Chill"
Let's Chill by Guy (1990).jpg
Single by Guy
from the album The Future
ReleasedFebruary 18, 1991
Format
Recorded1990
GenreNew jack swing[1]
Length5:23
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)Bernard Belle, Teddy Riley
Producer(s)Teddy Riley[2]
Guy singles chronology
"Wanna Get with U"
(1990)
"Let's Chill"
(1991)
"Do Me Right"
(1991)

"Let's Chill" is a song released by American R&B band Guy from the album The Future. Co-written by band members Bernard Belle and Teddy Riley, it was released as the second single from the album on February 18, 1991. It reached #41 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #10 on the Hot Dance Singles Sales chart and #3 on the R&B/Hip-hop singles chart; it was the highest-charting single by Guy on the Hot 100 at the time, not to be beat until 1999's "Dancin'".

Track list[edit]

Vinyl 12" promo
  • Let's Chill (LP Version) – 5:23
  • Let's Chill (edit) – 4:31
  • Let's Chill (instrumental) – 6:52
  • Let's Chill (suite) – 6:53
Vinyl, 12", promo
  • Let's Chill (extended remix version) – 7:04
  • Let's Chill (The Seduction Soliloguy) – 7:02
  • Let's Chill (radio edit) – 4:49
  • Let's Chill (chilled suite) – 6:30
  • Let's Chill (chilled vocal version) – 6:30
  • Let's Chill (Quiet Storm version) – 6:28
CD, maxi–single
  • Let's Chill (extended remix version) – 7:04
  • Let's Chill (The Seduction Soliloguy) – 7:02
  • Let's Chill (chilled vocal version) – 6:30
12", vinyl
  • Let's Chill (extended remix version) – 7:04
  • Let's Chill (The Seduction Soliloguy) – 7:02
  • Let's Chill (chilled vocal version) – 6:30

Covers[edit]

It has since been covered by Keith Sweat and Charlie Wilson (for his 2005 album Charlie, Last Name Wilson), with Wilson going on to frequently perform the cover at live concerts. In 2000, singer Toni Estes covered the song on her album 'Two Eleven'[3].

Rapper Wale (rapper) sampled Let's Chill on his Eleven One Eleven Theory mixtape. The song, also named Let's Chill, features R&B singer Lloyd (singer).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leitko, Aaron; Williams, Erin (January 16, 2011). "BET honors Jamie Foxx, Cicely Tyson, Herbie Hancock as black culture visionaries". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "Guy – Let's Chill (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved December 19, 2011.
  3. ^ "Toni Estes cover of Guy's 'Let's Chill' at WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved February 26, 2017.