MTV Unplugged NYC 1997

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MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
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Live album by
Released25 November 1997
RecordedHammerstein Ballroom
ProducerAlex Coletti
Babyface chronology
The Day
MTV Unplugged NYC 1997
Christmas with Babyface
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly5/12 stars (C) [2]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars [3]
The New York Times(Favorable) [4]

MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 is a live album from R&B artist, Babyface. It includes other performers such as Eric Clapton, Shanice, K-Ci & JoJo, Kevon Edmonds, Melvin Edmonds, Sheila E. and Stevie Wonder.

Track listing[edit]

1."Change the World"Tommy Sims, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrickfeat. Eric Clapton7:33
2."Talk to Me"Kenneth "Babyface" Edmondsfeat. Eric Clapton6:32
3."Whip Appeal"Edmonds, Perri "Pebbles" Reid 4:38
4."Breathe Again"Edmondsfeat. Shanice2:49
5."Exhale (Shoop Shoop)"Edmondsfeat. Sheila E.3:57
6."Medley: "I'll Make Love to You"/"End of the Road"Edmonds, Antonio "L.A." Reid, Daryl Simmons 5:56
7."I Care About You"Edmondsfeat. K-Ci & JoJo, Kevon Edmonds & Melvin Edmonds5:05
8."The Day (That You Gave Me a Son)"Edmonds 7:59
9."Gone Too Soon"Larry Grossman, Buz Kohanfeat. Stevie Wonder5:08
10."How Come, How Long"Edmonds, Stevie Wonderfeat. Stevie Wonder9:30



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  2. ^ Smith, Ethan (1997-11-28). "MUSIC REVIEW: MTV Unplugged NYC 1997: Kenneth Babyface Edmonds/Various artists". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  3. ^ Gardner, Elysa (1997-11-22). "Babyface Shows Expertise as Bandleader on 'Unplugged'". Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  4. ^ Parales, John (1997-12-02). "CRITIC'S CHOICE/Pop CD's; Yes, It's Live, With Give-and-Tak". Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  5. ^ "アンプラグド/ベイビーフェイス-リリース-ORICON STYLE-ミュージック" [Highest position and charting weeks for MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 by Babyface]. (in Japanese). Original Confidence. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  6. ^ a b "Allmusic: MTV Unplugged NYC 1997 : Charts & Awards : Billboard Albums". Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  7. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Babyface – Unplugged". Music Canada. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  8. ^ "RIAJ > The Record > March 1998 > Certified Awards (January 1998)" (PDF). Recording Industry Association of Japan (in Japanese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2014-02-17.
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Babyface – Unplugged". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 1, 2012. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.