The Real Chuckeeboo

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The Real Chuckeeboo
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Studio album by Loose Ends
Released 1988
Recorded 1987–1988
Genre R&B, Pop, Dance
Label MCA Records
Producer Nick Martinelli For Watchout Productions
Loose Ends chronology
Zagora
(1986)Zagora1986
The Real Chuckeeboo
(1988)
Look How Long
(1990)Look How Long1990
Singles from The Real Chuckeeboo
  1. "Mr. Bachelor"
    Released: 1988
  2. "Watching You"
    Released: 1988
  3. "Life"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

The Real Chuckeeboo is the fourth album by British R&B group Loose Ends. It is the last album to feature all three original members; Carl McIntosh, Jane Eugene and Steve Nichol. Mainly written and produced by Loose Ends and co-produced by longtime collaborator Nick Martinelli, it also features contributions from Leon Ware and Caron Wheeler.

The Real Chuckeeboo reached #52 in the United Kingdom. In the USA it peaked at #16 on the R&B chart and #80 on the Billboard albums chart. Between the years 1991-2009 the album sold an additional 48,000 copies in the United States according to Nielsen Soundscan 3 years after its initial release, the album remains uncertified with overall sells unknown.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jane Eugene, Carl McIntosh and Steve Nichol unless stated

  1. "Watching You" (4:38)
  2. "Gratitude" (5:21)
  3. "The Real Chuckeeboo" (11:00)
    1. "Tomorrow"
    2. "Mr. Bachelor"
    3. "You've Just Got to Have It All"
  4. "Life" (4:08)
  5. "What Goes Around Comes Around" (Eugene, McIntosh, Nichol, Shell) (5:02)
  6. "Easier Said Than Done" (Eugene, McIntosh, Nichol, Ware) (5:40)
  7. "Hungry" (4:57)
  8. "Is It Ever Too Late?" (Bergliter, Dante, Eugene, McIntosh, Nichol) (4:54)
  9. "Remote Control" (5:15)
  10. "Until a Tear Becomes a Rose" (6:54)
  11. "Too Much" (4:05)
  12. "Johnny Broadhead Pt. 1" (6:30)
  13. "Magic Eyes" [U.S.A Bonus] (5:15)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
UK Albums 52
The Billboard 200 80
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 16

Singles[edit]

Title UK US
R&B
"Mr. Bachelor" 50 11
"Watching You" 83 2
"Life" 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. The Real Chuckeeboo review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "The Real Chuckeeboo review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 

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