Milira (album)

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Studio album by Milira
Released June 15, 1990
Recorded 1989-1990
Genre R&B, Soul, Pop
Length 55:21
Label Motown Records
Producer Donald Dee Bowden
Milira chronology
Back Again!!!

Milira is the self-titled debut studio album by American R&B singer Milira, released in 1990 on Motown Records. It reached number 29 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart[1] and scored two top 40 R&B singles, "Go Outside in the Rain" and a cover version of Marvin Gaye's "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)". The album also includes a cover of Aretha Franklin's "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" (featuring Noel Pointer) Marvin Gaye 4:46
2. "Go Outside in the Rain" Bonifacio Valasquez, Nathaniel Calhoun 5:21
3. "Waiting Here for You" Donald Dee Bowden, Robert Quarles 4:28
4. "That Man in My Life" Donald Dee Bowden, Milira Jones 3:35
5. "Good Times Are Back Again" Allan Rich, Chuck Jackson, Marvin Morrow 4:53
6. "I Want You to Be to You (What You Are to Me)" (featuring Nathaniel Calhoun) Donald Dee Bowden, Nathaniel Calhoun 4:17
7. "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" Morris Broadnax, Stevie Wonder, Clarence Paul 3:50
8. "Let Me Have a Chance" Bruce Pruse 5:40
9. "Treat Me Right" (featuring Brent Carter) Donald Dee Bowden, Robert Quarles 4:59
10. "Home" Donald Dee Bowden, Robert Quarles 4:30
11. "That Four Letter Word" Donald Dee Bowden, Nick Smith, Milira Jones 4:13
12. "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" (Vocal Mix)   4:49


  • Executive Producer – Harold Jackson, Noza Rivers, Oliver Sutton, Percy Sutton
  • Management – Donald Bowden
  • Mastered By – Herb Powers
  • Mixed By – Donald Dee Bowden, Timmy Regisford
  • Producer – Donald Dee Bowden
  • Recorded By – Elai Tubo, Gregg Mann



Chart (1990) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top R&B Albums[3] 29


Year Title US
1990 "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" 21
"Go Outside in the Rain" 36


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