One Last Cry

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"One Last Cry"
Single by Brian McKnight
from the album Brian McKnight
B-side "Goodbye My Love"[1]
Released May 25, 1993 (1993-05-25)[2]
Format
Recorded 1991 (1991)[3]
Genre
Length
  • 4:55 (album version)
  • 4:01 (single edit)[3][4]
Label Mercury
Writer(s)
  • Brian McKnight
  • Brandon Barnes
  • Melanie Barnes[5]
Producer(s)
  • Brian McKnight
  • Brandon Barnes[6]
Brian McKnight singles chronology
"Love Is"
(1993)
"One Last Cry"
(1993)
"After the Love"
(1993)
Brian McKnight track listing
"After the Love"
(5)
"One Last Cry"
(6)
"Never Felt This Way"
(7)
Music video
"One Last Cry" on YouTube

"One Last Cry" is a song co-written,[7] co-produced[6] and performed by American contemporary R&B singer Brian McKnight, issued as the fourth single from his eponymous debut album. It was McKnight's first solo hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #13 on the chart in 1993.[8]

Since its release, "One Last Cry" has been covered by several artists, including Justin, Martin Nievera, Billy Crawford, Nina, Sabrina and Heather Headley.[9]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Leta Warner.[10]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1993)[8] Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard) 16
US Billboard Hot 100 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 8
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 18
US Top 40 Mainstream (Billboard) 19

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[11] 54

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brian McKnight - One Last Cry at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Brian McKnight - One Last Cry - Amazon.com Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Promis, Jose F. "Brian McKnight - Brian McKnight | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Brian McKnight - One Last Cry at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Brian-McKnight-One-Last-Cry/release/668873
  6. ^ a b "Brian McKnight - One Last Cry (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ "One Last Cry - Brian McKnight | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Brian McKnight | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Covers of One Last Cry by Brian McKnight | WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  10. ^ ""One Last Cry" by Brian McKnight | Music Video | VH1.com". VH1. Viacom International. September 6, 2008. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  11. ^ Pedro. "Longbored Surfer - 1993". LongboredSurfer.com. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 

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