Sooner or Later (BBMak album)

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Sooner or Later
Sooner or Later (BBMak album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by BBMak
Released 16 May 2000
Genre Pop
Length 44:10 (US release)
Label Hollywood, Telstar
Producer
BBMak chronology
Sooner or Later
(2000)
Into Your Head
(2002)Into Your Head2002
Singles from Sooner or Later
  1. "Back Here"
    Released: 16 August 1999
  2. "Still on Your Side"
    Released: 2001
  3. "Ghost of You and Me"
    Released: 2001
  4. "Love is Leaving"
    Released: 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB−[2]
NME(1/10)[3]
Plugged In(average)[4]
Robert Christgau(1-star Honorable Mention)[5]

Sooner or Later is the debut studio album by English pop group BBMak, released on 16 May 2000 through Telstar and Hollywood Records. It was re-released in the United Kingdom the following year, peaking at #16 in the UK charts. The album peaked at #38 in the US, producing three hit singles, and was certified gold.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Back Here"Mark Barry, Christian Burns, Stephen McNally, Phil ThornalleyOliver Leiber, John Shanks3:35
2."I'm Not in Love"Leiber, Jon LindLeiber4:14
3."Next Time"Leiber, Paul Peterson, ShanksLeiber3:51
4."Unpredictable"Leiber, Peterson, Anthony KavanaughLeiber, Rob Cavallo4:24
5."Ghost of You and Me"Lind, Richard PageCavallo, Lind4:46
6."I Can Tell"James Gass, Robin ThickeThicke, Pro-Jay3:39
7."Love Is Leaving"Barry, Burns, McNallyCavallo, Lind4:18
8."Love on the Outside"Barry, Burns, McNallyCavallo, Lind, BBMak2:47
9."Still on Your Side"Bridget Benenate, Bob Thiele, Dillon O'Brian, Barry, Burns, McNallyO'Brian, Thiele, Cavallo, Lind3:52
10."Always"Barry, Burns, McNallyCavallo, Lind, BBMak1:06
11."Can't Say"Barry, Burns, McNally, Thornalley, David MundayLieber3:38
12."Again"Burns, Barry, McNallyMark Jolley, Richard Cardwell, Milton McDonald, BBMak, Cavallo3:35

Singles[edit]

  • "Back Here" – UK CD 2 August 16, 1999;[6] US April 11, 2000;[7] UK CD 1 February 12, 2001[8] (TRL 06.16.00)
  • "Still On Your Side" – US July 17, 2001;[9] UK May 14, 2001[10] (TRL 11.27.00)
  • "Ghost of You and Me" – (TRL Debut 05.11.01)[11]

Track listing (Original Asia release)[edit]

Released in Winter 1999.[12] Victor Entertainment, Inc. Cat No. VICP-60913

  1. "Back Here"
  2. "Still on Your Side"
  3. "Next Time"
  4. "I Can Tell"
  5. "Again"
  6. "Can't Say"
  7. "Miss You More"
  8. "Emily's Song"
  9. "September"
  10. "Sooner or Later"
  11. "More Than Words"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[13] 57
Scottish Albums (OCC)[14] 14
UK Albums (OCC)[15] 16
US Billboard 200[16] 38

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[17] Gold 500,000^

Production (Asia Release)[edit]

  • Track 1 – John Shanks, Oliver Leiber
  • Track 2 – Bob Thiele Jr., Dillon O'Brian
  • Track 3 – Oliver Leiber
  • Track 4 – Pro-Jay, Robin Thicke
  • Track 6 – Mark Jolley, Richard Cardwell, Milton McDonald
  • Track 11 – Darren Allison

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sooner or Later at AllMusic
  2. ^ Johnson, Beth (2000-05-19). "Sooner or Later Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  3. ^ Alexander, Jim (2001-05-25). "Album Reviews – BBMak : Sooner Or Later". NME. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  4. ^ Waliszewski, Bob. "BBMak: Sooner or Later". Plugged In. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: BBMak". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  6. ^ "Back Here [CD 2]: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  7. ^ "Back Here / Miss You More: BBMak: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  8. ^ "Back Here [CD 1]: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  9. ^ "Still on Your Side: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  10. ^ "Still on Your Side [CD 2]: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  11. ^ "The TRL Archive – Debuts". ATRL. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  12. ^ "BBMak Study Guide & Homework Help – Reference". eNotes.com. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  13. ^ "BBマックのアルバム売上ランキング". 
  14. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company". 
  15. ^ "BBMAK - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". 
  16. ^ "BBMak - Chart history - Billboard". 
  17. ^ "American album certifications – BB Mak – Sooner or Later". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 25 July 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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