Tyrese (album)

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Tyrese
Tyrese album cover.jpg
Studio album by Tyrese
Released September 29, 1998 (U.S.)
Recorded 1995–1998
Genre R&B
Length 51:20
Label RCA
Producer Jake, Chad Elliott, Khaliq & Ali, The Characters, Derek "D.O.A." Allen, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Nate Love & Big Mike, Leland Robinson, Glenn Mosley, Ray Watkins & Ewart Wilson Jr., Michael J. Powell
Tyrese chronology
Tyrese
(1998)
2000 Watts
(2001)
Singles from My Way
  1. "Nobody Else"
    Released: August 4, 1998
  2. "Lately"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Sweet Lady"
    Released: November 10, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
NME (6/10)[2]

Tyrese is the debut studio album by American singer Tyrese with inedited executive production by Shia Labeouf, his best friend. The third single "Sweet Lady" reached number twelve on the US Billboard Hot 100, his biggest hit until the release of "How You Gonna Act Like That" in 2003.

Singles[edit]

  • "Nobody Else" was released as the album's lead single on August 4, 1998[3]
  • "Lately" was released as the album's second single
  • "Sweet Lady" was released as the album's third single on November 10, 1998

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Nobody Else"   Jake Carter, Tyrese Gibson, Trevor Job, Joe Sayles, Kevin Scott Jake 3:53
2. "Tell Me, Tell Me" (featuring Before Dark) Chad Elliot, Sherree Ford-Payne, Marc Nelson, Al West Al West, Chad Elliot 3:26
3. "Promises"   W. Bryant, Tyrese Gibson, Harrison, Shelene Thomas Khaliq & Ali, Anthony Morgan 4:24
4. "Sweet Lady"   Charles Farrar, Johntá Austin, Troy Taylor The Characters 4:52
5. "Lately"   Derek Allen, Tyrese Gibson Derek Allen 4:26
6. "Give Love a Try"   Tyrese Gibson, Sean K. Hall, Sam Salter, Christopher Stewart Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Sean K. Hall 4:10
7. "Ain't Nothin Like A Jones"   Jake Carter, Trevor Job, Shelina Wade Jake 3:58
8. "You Get Yours"   Karen Anderson, Nick Ashford, Tyrese Gibson, Ron Lawrence, Valerie Simpson Ron Lawrence 3:52
9. "Do You Need" (featuring Peter Gunz) Nathan Clemons, Michael Clemons, Stephanie Cooke Big Mike, Nate Love 4:25
10. "Taste My Love"   Wilton Felder, Tyrese Gibson, Fundisha Johnson, Glenn Mosley, Ewart A. Wilson Ewart A. Wilson, Glenn Mosley, Leland Robinson, Ray Watkins 4:30
11. "I Can't Go On"   Tyrese Gibson, Sean K. Hall, Christopher Stewart, Tab Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 4:29
12. "Stay in Touch"   Tyrese Gibson, Michael J. Powell Michael J. Powell 4:53
13. "Nobody Else (Remix) (Japan bonus track)"   Jake Carter, Tyrese Gibson, Trevor Job, Joe Sayles, Kevin Scott   3:58

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Tyrese adapted from Allmusic.[4]

  • Paul D. Allen - Drums
  • Karen Anderson - Background Vocals
  • Ben Arrindell - Engineer, Mixing
  • Terry Bradford - Background Vocals
  • Stephanie Cooke - Background Vocals
  • Kevin "KD" Davis - Mixing
  • Tony Dawsey - Mastering
  • Ken Deranteriasian - Engineer
  • Tony Duran - Photography
  • Chad Elliott - Composer
  • Kevin Evans - Executive Producer
  • Peter Gunz - Performer
  • Fundisha Johnson - Background Vocals
  • Brett Kilroe - Art Direction
  • Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence - Producer
  • Ken Lewis - Engineer
  • Nate Love - Multiple Instruments, Producer
  • Steve MacMillan - Engineer
  • Marc Nelson - Background Vocals
  • Ron Otis - Drums
  • Troy Patterson - Engineer
  • Valerie Pinkston - Background Vocals
  • Michael J. Powell - Guitar, Percussion, Producer, Mixing
  • Mike Rew - Engineer
  • Paul Riser - Strings
  • Leland Robinson - Producer
  • Thom Russo - Engineer
  • Gerard Smerek - Engineer, Mixing
  • Chris "Tricky" Stewart - Producer, Engineer
  • Kevin Thomas - Engineer
  • Al West - Producer
  • Jonathan Williams - Engineer
  • Juanita Wynn
  • Johnta Austin - Composer, Background Vocals
  • Troy Taylor - Producer, Composer
  • Vernon Fails Keyboards – Vernon Fails
  • J.C. Whitelaw - Guitar
  • Lawson A. Turner - Bass
  • Paul Allen - Drums

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[5] 17
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[5] 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tyrese (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Album Reviews – Tyrese". NME. October 21, 1999. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nobody Else: Tyrese (Artist): Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Tyrese > Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  5. ^ a b "Tyrese > Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 

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