Things Happen for a Reason

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Things Happen for a Reason
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Studio album by Che'Nelle
Released September 5, 2007
Recorded 2007
Genre R&B, dancehall, reggae fusion, hip hop
Label Capitol
Singles from Things Happen for a Reason
  1. "I Fell in Love with the DJ"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Hurry Up"
    Released: 2008
Alternative covers
Japan Edition Cover
Japan Edition Cover
Special Edition Cover
Special Edition Cover

Things Happen for a Reason is the title of the debut album of R&B/dancehall singer Che'Nelle. It was released on September 5, 2007 (see 2007 in music) under Capitol Records. The album featured productions from a diverse host of heavyweights—including James Poyser, Sean Garrett, Kara DioGuardi, and Rich Harrison along with Dwayne"Whateva"Lindsey -- with each song either written or co-written by Che'Nelle. Chen'elle also recorded an unreleased song titled "Pops Up" with Rich Harrison, originally recorded by Janet Jackson.[1]

The album's first single is "I Fell in Love with the DJ" featuring rapper Cham, it reached number thirty in France. "Hurry Up" was the second single from the album.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Producer(s) Track Length
1. "I Fell in Love with the DJ" (C.Lim, R. Kelly, B. O'Neil) Che'Nelle, additional production by Marcus "Bellringer" Bell 3:41
2. "Club Jumpin'" (C. Lim & D. Brin) Derek Brin 3:49
3. "Teach Me How to Dance" (C. Lim, S. Campbell, M. Leathers) The Arkitects 3:28
4. "Hurry Up" (S. Garrett, W. Felder) Sean Garrett, Warren "Oak" Felder 3:08
5. "Right Back" (C. Lim, K. DioGuardi, J. Poyser, Z. Bey) James Poyser, Kara DioGuardi, Zukhan Bey 4:05
6. "Mantaker" (C. Lim, E. Tommy, C. Church, K. Gwinn, J. Banks, E. Marion, H. Thiagpen) The Lab Ratz, EZ Tommy 3:46
7. "When We Will Meet Again" (C. Lim, C. Robinson) Chris "Ruff Diamond" Robinson 4:25
8. "Lookin'" (S. Garrett, W. Felder) Sean Garrett, Warren "Oak" Felder 3:07
9. "Stick With Me" (C. Lim, M. Bell) Marcus "BELLRINGER" Bell 3:47
10. "Summer Jam" (C. Lim, C. Dixon, J. Lumholt, P. Jones, E. Kaz) The Copenhaniacs 3:22
11. "My Pledge" (C. Lim, C. Robinson) Chris "Ruff Diamond" Robinson 4:47
12. "2nd Nature" (C. Lim, R. Lover) RAmi bARz 4:26
13. "I Can't Make You Love Me - Interlude" (C. Lim) Che'Nelle 1:06
14. "I Fell in Love with the DJ (Remix)" (featuring Cham) (C. Lim, Manon Dave, D. Kelly, R. Kelly, B. O'Neil) Derek Brin 4:00
15. "Outro / Sprung On My Booty Call" (C. Lim, D.Lindsey) Dwayne "WHATEVA" Lindsey for 131 Entertainment 4:29
--. "I Guess" (Japan Only Bonus Track) (C. Lim, M. Bell) Marcus "BELLRINGER" Bell 3:11
--. "Certain Things" (Japan Only Bonus Track) (C. Lim, N. Gale) Nick Gale 5:04
--. "Move Your Body" (iTunes Bonus Track) (C. Lim, M.Bell) Marcus "BELLRINGER" Bell 3:24

Track Listing - [2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
position
France Top 200 Album Chart[3] 174

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