This Is Who I Am (Heather Headley album)

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This Is Who I Am
Studio album by Heather Headley
Released October 8, 2002 (2002-10-08)
Recorded 1999-2001
Genre R&B, soul, neo soul
Length 48:29
Label RCA
Producer Heather Headley, Shep Crawford, D'Influence, Stephen Ferrera (also executive), Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Rob Mounsey, Vada Nobles, Reed Vertelney, Dave Way
Heather Headley chronology
This Is Who I Am
In My Mind
(2006)In My Mind2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

This Is Who I Am is the debut album by Trinidadian R&B-soul singer-songwriter Heather Headley, released on October 8, 2002 by RCA Records. The album was certified gold by the RIAA on June 3, 2003,[2] and has sold 677,000 copies in the U.S.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "He Is" (Joshua Nile, Vernon Jeffrey Smith) – 3:46
  2. "Nature of a Man" (Sylvia Bennett-Smith, Reed Vertelney, Shanice Wilson) – 3:24
  3. "Fallin' for You" (Heather Headley, Edward Baden-Powell, Kwame Kwaten, Steve Marston) – 3:02
  4. "I Wish I Wasn't" (James Wright, James Harris III, Terry Lewis) – 6:18
  5. "Fulltime" (Raheem DeVaughn, Bobby Terry, Clifton Jones, Curtis Williams, Jerry Vines) – 3:37
  6. "Like Ya Use To" (Dallas Austin, Jasper Cameron) – 4:05
  7. "Always Been Your Girl" (Shep Crawford,S. Kaiser, Deborah Cox, Lascelles Stephens) – 4:35
  8. "Sunday" (Headley, Baden-Powell, Kwaten, Marston) – 3:27
  9. "Four Words from a Heartbreak" (Nile) – 3:37
  10. "Sista Girl" (Headley, Gary Hasse) – 4:29
  11. "Why Should I Cry" (Vada Nobles, Rasheem Pugh) – 3:47
  12. "If It Wasn't for Your Love" (Chris Ballard, Gordon Chambers, Andrew Murray) – 3:54

Japanese edition[edit]

  1. "Sunday" (Monday Mix) – 3:18
  2. "Just One Dream" (Walter Afanasieff, John Bettis) – 4:00



  • Guitars: Dallas Austin, Terrence Elliot, Tomi Martin, Jeff Mironov
  • Bass: Steve Mostyn
  • Percussion: Steve Marston
  • Keyboards: Kwame Kwaten, Rob Mounsey, Michael Norfleet, Jeremy Ruzumna, James Wright
  • Rap: Chukki Starr


  • Engineered by: Wayne Allison, Anne Catalino, Mike Ging, Steve Hodge, Adam Kagan, Carlton Lynn, Chauncey Mahan, James Muller, Anthony Ruotolo, Rick Sheppard, Christine Sirois, Reed Vertelney, Bradley Yost, Andy Zulla
  • Mixed by: Dave Way, Steve Hodge, Andy Zulla, Chauncey Mahan


Chart (2002)[4] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 38
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 14

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label
United States October 8, 2002 RCA
United Kingdom October 14, 2002
Japan February 5, 2003 Sony


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum". RIAA. June 3, 2003. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  3. ^ Hope, Clover (November 9, 2005). "Headley Makes Up 'Mind' With Lil Jon, Shaggy". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  4. ^ "This Is Who I Am > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-20.