Tell Me (I'll Be Around)

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"Tell Me (I'll Be Around)"
Shades - Tell Me single cover.jpg
Single by Shades
from the album Shades
B-side"Love Means More"[1]
ReleasedJune 25, 1996 (1996-06-25)[2]
Format12", cassette, CD
GenreR&B
Length4:51 (album version)
4:05 (single edit)[1]
LabelMotown
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Charles Farrar
  • Troy Taylor[3]
Shades singles chronology
"Tell Me (I'll Be Around)"
(1996)
"Serenade"
(1997)

"Tell Me (I'll Be Around)" (originally titled "Tell Me Your Name")[2] is a song performed by Shades, issued as the lead single from their eponymous debut album. The song contains a sample of "Who Do You Love" by Bernard Wright.[3][4] It was the group's highest chart appearance on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #50 in 1996.[5]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1996)[5] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 50
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 34
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shades (2) - Tell Me (I'll Be Around) / Love Means More at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Amazon.com: Tell Me Your Name: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Shades (2) - Shades (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
  4. ^ "Shades - WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Shades - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved August 3, 2014.

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