My Love (Mary J. Blige song)

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"My Love"
Mary J. Blige - My Love.jpeg
Single by Mary J. Blige featuring Heavy D
from the album What's the 411? and What's the 411? Remix
Released May 28, 1994 (1994-05-28)
Format CD single
Maxi single
Cassette single
Recorded 1991–1992
Length 4:11 (album version)
3:56 (radio version)
7:13 (remix version)
Label Uptown/MCA
Songwriter(s) Kenny Greene, Dave Hall, Heavy D
Producer(s) Dave Hall (original album version)
Teddy Riley (single remix)
Mary J. Blige singles chronology
"You Don't Have to Worry"
"My Love"
"Be Happy"
"You Don't Have to Worry"
"My Love"
"Be Happy"
What's the 411? track listing
"Slow Down"
"My Love"
"Changes I've Been Going Through"

"My Love" is a song by American R&B singer Mary J. Blige from her 1992 debut album What's the 411? The song was co-written by singer-songwriter Kenny Greene and Dave Hall, who served as the song's original producer.

Lyrics and composition[edit]

The lyrics talks about Mary's relationship with her ex-lover, after his failed relationship with the woman he left Mary for he wants to come back and start over. This causes her to wonder "what you're gonna do without my love?"


The original version is featured on Blige's debut album. A Teddy Riley-produced remix of the song, featuring rapper Heavy D., was released a promotional single in 1994; this version is found on Blige's 1993 What's the 411? Remix album, in a longer form.

Chart performance[edit]

The song peaked at #23 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[1] and at #29 on the UK Singles Chart, in 1994, becoming her second single to reach the Top 40 in the United Kingdom, the first being "You Don't Have to Worry", which reached #36 on the UK Singles Chart in 1993.

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD Single & 12" Vinyl #1[2][3]
  1. "My Love" (Radio Version) - 3:56
  2. "My Love" (On Da Street) - 6:35
  3. "Reminisce" (Uno Clio Mix) - 6:14
  4. "Reminisce" (Sure Is Pure Dub Two) - 7:16
12" Vinyl - #2[4]
  1. "My Love" (Album Version) - 4:11
  2. "Reminisce" (D & D Dub) - 6:20
  3. "Reminisce" (S.D.A. Dub)
  4. "Reminisce" (Sure Is Pure Dub One)


Chart (1994) Peak
UK Singles Chart 29
US Billboard Hot R&B Singles 23