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, pop rock
Length 44:10 (US release)
Label Hollywood / Telstar
Producer Rob Cavallo, John Shanks, Oliver Leiber, Pro-Jay, Robin Thicke
BBMak chronology
Sooner or Later
(2000)
Into Your Head
(2002)
Singles from Sooner or Later
  1. "Back Here"
    Released: 2000
  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
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B−[2]
NME (1/10)[3]
Plugged In (average)[4]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[5]

Sooner or Later is the first album from British music group BBMak, released through Telstar Records and Hollywood Records in the UK in May 2000 and re-released the following year peaking at #16 in the album charts. The album peaked at #38 in the US, producing three hit singles, and was certified gold.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Back Here"   Mark Barry, Christian Burns, Stephen McNally, Phil Thornalley Oliver Leiber, John Shanks 3:35
2. "I'm Not in Love"   Leiber, Jon Lind Leiber 4:14
3. "Next Time"   Leiber, Paul Peterson, Shanks Leiber 3:51
4. "Unpredictable"   Leiber, Peterson, Anthony Kavanaugh Leiber, Rob Cavallo 4:24
5. "Ghost of You and Me"   Lind, Richard Page Cavallo, Lind 4:46
6. "I Can Tell"   James Gass, Robin Thicke Thicke, Pro-Jay 3:39
7. "Love Is Leaving"   Barry, Burns, McNally Cavallo, Lind 4:18
8. "Love on the Outside"   Barry, Burns, McNally Cavallo, Lind, BBMak 2:47
9. "Still on Your Side"   Bridget Benenate, Bob Thiele, Dillon O'Brian, Barry, Burns, McNally O'Brian, Thiele, Cavallo, Lind 3:52
10. "Always"   Barry, Burns, McNally Cavallo, Lind, BBMak 1:06
11. "Can't Say"   Barry, Burns, McNally, Thornalley, David Munday Lieber 3:38
12. "Again"   Burns, Barry, McNally Mark Jolley, Richard Cardwell, Milton McDonald, BBMak, Cavallo 3:35

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]

Weekly charts[edit]

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

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[16] 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 (BBMak album) 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. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/2746/ranking/cd_album/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  14. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/bbmak/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/275513/bbmak/chart?f=305
  16. ^ "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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