Love (Boyz II Men album)

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Love
Boyz II Men Love.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 24, 2009
Recorded2009
GenreR&B
Length51:44
LabelDecca, UMTV
ProducerRandy Jackson and Boyz II Men(executive)
Boyz II Men chronology
Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
(2007)
Love
(2009)
Twenty
(2011)
Singles from Love
  1. "I Can't Make You Love Me"
    Released: October 27, 2009
  2. "Iris"
    Released: November 16, 2009[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[2]

Love is a 2009 covers album by R&B group Boyz II Men. Like their previous album, it was produced by American Idol's Randy Jackson and Boyz II Men. This is their third cover album, following Throwback, Vol. 1 and Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA, which were released in 2004 and 2007 respectively.[3] The album is composed of popular love songs of the past.[4] It also features a collaboration with Michael Bublé. The demo version of "Back for Good" was originally recorded with Irish singer, Nadine Coyle. The album sold 15,000 copies its first week.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[5]
No.TitleWriter(s)Original artist(s)Length
1."I Can't Make You Love Me"Mike Reid, Allen ShamblinBonnie Raitt5:17
2."Amazed"Marv Green, Aimee Mayo, Chris LindseyLonestar4:18
3."If You Leave Me Now"Peter CeteraChicago4:03
4."Misty Blue"Bob MontgomeryWilma Burgess / Dorothy Moore3:44
5."Time After Time" (A Capella)Cyndi Lauper, Rob HymanCyndi Lauper3:56
6."Iris"John RzeznikGoo Goo Dolls4:08
7."Cupid"Sam CookeSam Cooke3:49
8."In My Life"John Lennon, Paul McCartneyThe Beatles2:34
9."Shining Star"Leo GrahamThe Manhattans4:06
10."Open Arms"Steve Perry, Jonathan CainJourney3:17
11."When I Fall In Love" (featuring Michael Bublé)Victor Young, Edward HeymanDoris Day4:24
12."Back For Good" (bonus track)Gary BarlowTake That4:11
13."Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" (bonus track)Melvin Steals, Mervin StealsThe Spinners3:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ hmvdigital UK - Iris by Boyz II Men
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Review: Love". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Soul of R&B – R&B Music News". Soulofrnb.com. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  4. ^ "Boyz Ii Men'S New Album Set To Surprise". Datzhott. 2009-03-24. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  5. ^ "Love: Boyz II Men". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-10-05.