Wilson Phillips (album)

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Wilson Phillips
Wilson Phillips Debut.jpeg
Studio album by Wilson Phillips
Released May 8, 1990 (1990-05-08)
Recorded July 1989-March 1990
Genre Pop, pop rock, soft rock, adult contemporary
Length 45:56
Label SBK
Producer Glen Ballard
Wilson Phillips chronology
Wilson Phillips
Shadows and Light
Singles from Wilson Phillips
  1. "Hold On"
    Released: February 27, 1990
  2. "Release Me"
    Released: June 1990
  3. "Impulsive"
    Released: October 1, 1990
  4. "You're in Love"
    Released: January 30, 1991
  5. "The Dream Is Still Alive"
    Released: 1991

Wilson Phillips is the 1990 debut album by Wilson Phillips. The singles, "Hold On", "Release Me" and "You're in Love", all hit number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. "Impulsive" also hit number four, and the fifth single "The Dream Is Still Alive" reached the top 20. The album sold 5 million copies in the US and over 10 million worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hold On"   Chynna Phillips, Glen Ballard, additional lyrics by Carnie Wilson 4:27
2. "Release Me"   Wilson Phillips 4:56
3. "Impulsive"   Stephen Kipner, Clif Magness 4:34
4. "Next to You (Someday I'll Be)"   Darrell Brown, David Batteau, Madeline Stone 4:57
5. "You're in Love"   Wilson Phillips, Glen Ballard 4:51
6. "Over and Over"   Wilson Phillips, Glen Ballard 4:40
7. "A Reason to Believe"   Tim Hardin 4:04
8. "Ooh You're Gold"   Wilson Phillips, Glen Ballard 4:19
9. "Eyes Like Twins"   Rupert Hine, Jeanette Therese Obstoj 5:03
10. "The Dream Is Still Alive"   Wilson Phillips, Glen Ballard 4:05

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau C[2]

Charts and sales[edit]

End of decade charts[edit]

Chart (1990-1999) Position
U.S. Billboard 200[3] 52


Associated recordings[edit]

  • Hold On [Single Edit]
  • Release me [Single Version]
  • Impulsive [Single Edit]
  • Impulsive [AC Remix]
  • Next To You (Someday I’ll Be) [Remix]
  • You’re In Love [Single Version]
  • The Dream Is Still Alive [Radio Edit]
  • The Dream Is Still Alive [AC Remix]
  • Otro Amor [Spanish Version, You’re In Love]
  • Mi Sueño Vive Aún [Spanish Version, The Dream Is Still Alive]