Phoenix Rising (The Temptations album)

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Phoenix Rising
Studio album by The Temptations
Released August 18, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre R&B
Length 57:10
Label Motown
Producer Lewis Tillman, Jr., Otis Williams
The Temptations chronology
For Lovers Only
Phoenix Rising
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Phoenix Rising is a 1998 album by The Temptations for the Motown label, featuring the debut of new Temptations Barrington "Bo" Henderson, Terry Weeks, and Harry McGilberry. The album, the Temptation's first million-selling album in twenty years, features the hit single "Stay", which samples the group's 1965 hit "My Girl".[citation needed] Although not commercially released as a single, "Stay" was a Top 30 R&B Hit, peaking at #26, and it became a #1 hit on the Adult Contemporary Charts. The Temptations' Phoenix Rising was certified Platinum by the RIAA November 15, 1999. The album was tied up with Dru Hill's Enter the Dru, and 112's Room 112.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Here After" (Interlude
  2. "Stay"
  3. "False Faces"
  4. "How Could He Hurt You"
  5. "I'm Calling You" (Interlude)
  6. "This Is My Promise"
  7. "My Love"
  8. "Tempt Me"
  9. "If I Give You My Heart"
  10. "Take Me In Your Arms"
  11. "That's What Friends Are For"
  12. "Just Like I Told You" (Acoustic arrangements are very similar to Madonna's "Love Tried To Welcome Me")
  13. "Stay" (Remix)



  1. ^ Hamilton, Andrew. "Phoenix Rising". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 October 2015.