O (Omarion album)

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O
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Studio album by Omarion
Released February 22, 2005 (2005-02-22)
Recorded 2003–2004
Genre
Length 52:31
Label
Producer
Omarion chronology
O
(2005)
21
(2006)
Singles from O
  1. "O"
    Released: July 17, 2004
  2. "Touch"
    Released: October 1, 2004
  3. "I'm Tryna"
    Released: April 6, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly (B)[2]

O is the debut studio album by American R&B singer Omarion, released on February 22, 2005 via Epic Records and Sony Urban Music. Despite featuring explicit language, the album doesn't have a Parental Advisory label on the cover. It features three singles: the O (number 27), "Touch" (number 94) and "I'm Tryna." The album entered at number 1,[3] and has sold 758,000 copies in the United States up to November 2008. O went on to be certified gold by the RIAA and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 48th Grammy Awards.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I Wish" Richard Butler, Pierre Medor, Dwayne Nesmith Tha Corna Boyz 3:57
2. "Touch" Pharrell Williams The Neptunes 3:23
3. "O" Durrell Babbs, Eric Dawkins, Antonio Dixon, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas The Underdogs, Tank (co.) 4:40
4. "I'm Tryna" J. Valentine, Babbs, Dixon, Mason, Thomas Justin "J" Wright The Underdogs, Dixon (add.), Tank (add.) 4:22
5. "Drop That Heater" Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, Garrett (co.) 4:53
6. "Growing Pains" Omari Grandberry, Chris Stokes, Marques Houston Houston 4:13
7. "Take It Off" (featuring Mila J) Grandbery, Cory Bold, Stokes, Houston Stokes, Bold, Houston, Omarion 3:22
8. "Never Gonna Let You Go (She's a Keepa)" (featuring Big Boi) J. J. Jenkins, Claydes Charles Smith, Antwan Patton, Charles Mack, Robert Bell, Joel Campbell, Anthony Garner, Ronald Bell, George Brown, Richard Westfield, Robert Mickens, Allen Gordon Allstar 3:34
9. "I Know" Grandberry, Chris "Rawdog" Denson, Houston, Stokes Ra.W 3:36
10. "I'm Gon' Change" Butler, Medor, Nesmith Tha Corna Boyz 4:19
11. "In the Dark" Grandberry, Houston, Stokes, Kenny Washington Kenny "The Wizard" Washington, Stokes (co.), Houston (co.), Omarion (co.) 4:17
12. "Slow Dancin'" Gil Smith II, Derric "dm1" Nimmers, Devin "dm2" Nimmers, Nate Walton, Kowan Paul Smith II, Kowan "Q" Paul 4:25
13. "Fiening You" Lenton Hutton, Kenneth "K Young" Pratt L. T. Hutton 4:10

 • (co.) Co-producer
 • (add.) Additional production

Notes
  • "I Wish" featured background vocals by Omarion and Quintin Aney.
  • "O" featured background vocals by Durrell Babbs and Eric Dawkins.
  • "I'm Tryna" featured background vocals by Babbs and Dawkins.
  • "Drop That Heater" featured background vocals by Omarion and Sean Garrett.
  • "Never Gonna Let You Go (She's a Keepa)" featured background vocals by Charles "Charlie" Crawford and Jamie Vick.
  • "I'm Gon' Change" featured background vocals by Omarion, One Chance and Pierre Medor.
Sample credits
  • "Never Gonna Let You Go (She's a Keepa)" contains a replay of "Electric Frog (Part II)" as written by Richard Westfield, George Brown, Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, Claydes Smith and Robert Mickens.

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the O media notes.[5]

Charts and certifications[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "O - Omarion". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ Aswad, Jem (March 14, 2005). "O Review". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ Whitmire, Margo (March 2, 2005). "'O' Puts Omarion On Top". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 28, 2007. 
  4. ^ Grein, Paul. "Chart Watch Extra: What A Turkey! The 25 Worst-Selling #1 Albums" Archived December 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Yahoo! Music. November 21, 2008.
  5. ^ O (booklet). Omarion. Epic. Sony Urban Music. 2005. 
  6. ^ "Omarion – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Omarion. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  7. ^ "Omarion – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Omarion. Retrieved August 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Omarion – O". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved September 22, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  9. ^ "Year-End Charts: Billboard 200 Albums - 2005". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 7, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Year-End Charts: R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - 2005". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 7, 2015.