Twenty (Boyz II Men album)

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Twenty
Boyz II men twenty cover.jpg
Studio album by Boyz II Men
Released October 12, 2011
Genre R&B
Length Disc one 49:17
Disc two 39:39
Label MSM / Benchmark
UMTV (UK)
avex (JP)
Producer Tim & Bob, Khris & AL, Antonio Dixon, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Babyface, Teddy Riley, Justin Bunnetta
Boyz II Men chronology
Love
(2009)Love2009
Twenty
(2011)
Collide
(2014)Collide2014
Singles from Twenty
  1. "More Than You'll Ever Know"
    Released: 30 August 2011[1]
  2. "One up for Love"
    Released: 17 October 2011[2]
  3. "Flow"
    Released: 17 October 2011[3]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB[5]
The Guardian4/5 stars[6]

Twenty is the tenth studio album by American R&B group Boyz II Men. The album was released in the United States on October 25, 2011. The first single was "More Than You'll Ever Know" featuring Charlie Wilson. As of September 2011, the single was the most added song to radio sets on urban adult contemporary radio stations.[7] The album featured 13 new material songs and nine rerecorded Boyz II Men classics. It was produced Tim & Bob, Babyface, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and Teddy Riley.[8] The album debuted at number 20 on the Billboard 200, selling 18,400 copies in its first week.[9]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Believe"Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman, Melodye Perry, Teddy Riley, Alex TeamerRiley3:30
2."So Amazing"N. Morris, W. Morris, Stockman, Tim Kelley, Bob RobinsonTim & Bob4:37
3."Put Some Music On"N. Morris, W. Morris, Stockman, Julian BunettaBunetta4:15
4."Slowly"N. Morris, W. Morris, Stockman, Kelley, RobinsonTim & Bob4:21
5."More Than You'll Ever Know" (featuring Charlie Wilson)Clarice Bell, Dennis Bettis, Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson, Mahin WilsonW. Morris, C. Wilson4:09
6."I Shoulda Lied"Eric Dawkins, Antonio Dixon, Kenneth Edmonds, W. MorrisBabyface, Dixon4:06
7."Benefit of a Fool"Eric Bellinger, Ernest Clark, Marcos Palacios, Aaron Michael Cox, W. MorrisDa Internz3:52
8."Refuse to Be the Reason"N. Morris, W. Morris, Stockman, Rex RideoutRex Rideout4:49
9."One More Dance"Bryan-Michael Cox, Dixon, Edmonds, Patrick SmithBabyface, Antonio Dixon4:33
10."Will You Be There"N. Morris, W. Morris, Stockman, Kelley, RobinsonTim & Bob4:15
11."Flow"Donnell Shawn Butler, Riley, Matthew WashingtonRiley3:40
12."One Up for Love"Harry Bonner, Dixon, Stacy Dulan, Edmonds, Marcie Evans, Erik Griggs, Alvin Isaacs, Khristopher Riddick-TynesKhris & AL, Babyface3:28
13."End of the Day" (featuring Atsushi Sato (EXILE) (Japan bonus track[10])Riley, Atsushi Sato, Jenson VaughanRiley3:57
Disc 2
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Motownphilly"Tim & Bob3:50
2."On Bended Knee"Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis5:35
3."Four Seasons of Loneliness"Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis4:58
4."Water Runs Dry"Babyface, Antonio Dixon3:25
5."A Song For Mama"Babyface, Antonio Dixon5:10
6."It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday"Boyz II Men3:01
7."I'll Make Love to You"Babyface, Antonio Dixon4:00
8."End of the Road"Babyface, Antonio Dixon5:33
9."Not Like You"Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis4:35

Release history[edit]

Region Date Edition (Format) Label
Japan October 12, 2011 (CD / digital download)[11][10] Rhythm Zone, Avex
United Kingdom October 17, 2011 Universal Music TV
United States October 25, 2011 MSM, Benchmark, Warner Bros.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amazon.com: More Than You'll Ever Know (Feat. Charlie Wilson) - Single: Boyz II Men: MP3 Downloads
  2. ^ hmvdigital UK - One Up For Love by Boyz II Men
  3. ^ hmvdigital UK - Flow by Boyz II Men
  4. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Review: Twenty". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Maerz, Melissa (4 November 2011). "Twenty review - Boyz II Men Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Macpherson, Alex (13 October 2011). "Boyz II Men: Twenty - review". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Most Added at Urban AC Radio". 1 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "NEW MUSIC// Boyz II Men "Twenty" Tracklist | Soul Sessions". Blogs.centrictv.com. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 
  9. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus (2011-11-02). "Jay-Z & Kanye West Go Platinum, Boyz II Men's "20" Hits No. 20, Jedi Mind Tricks Invade The Chart". Sohh.Com. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 
  10. ^ a b "Boyz II Men : Twenty". avex network. Archived from the original on 2012-04-06. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  11. ^ "Boyz II Men : Twenty". BoyzIIMen.jp. Archived from the original on 2011-10-22. Retrieved 2011-10-13.