CrazySexyCool

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CrazySexyCool
Studio album by TLC
Released November 15, 1994 (1994-11-15)
(see Release history)
Recorded March – September 1994
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 56:10
Label LaFace, Arista
Producer Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Babyface, Organized Noize, Tim & Bob, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Chucky Thompson
TLC chronology
Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip
(1992)
CrazySexyCool
(1994)
FanMail
(1999)
Singles from CrazySexyCool
  1. "Creep"
    Released: October 31, 1994
  2. "Red Light Special"
    Released: February 21, 1995
  3. "Waterfalls"
    Released: May 29, 1995
  4. "Diggin' on You"
    Released: October 30, 1995

CrazySexyCool is the second studio album by American contemporary R&B band TLC. It was released on November 15, 1994 by LeFace Records. The album reached number three on the US Billboard 200, number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and number four on the UK Albums Chart. The album became TLC's best-selling album, it was known as their "breakthrough album". Rolling Stone magazine ranked the album number 377 of the "500 greatest albums of all time" list. The album was certified 1x Diamond in the United States. TLC became the first and only girl group to have a diamond-certified album.

Release and reception[change | change source]

 Professional ratings
Source Rating
Allmusic
Entertainment Weekly B+[1]
Robert Christgau
Rolling Stone
Uncut
Sputnikmusic 4/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg[2]
Yahoo! Music

The album sold 127,000 copies on the first day of release. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the album has sold 7,200,000 copies in the United States.[3] It was certified 1x Diamond, which means 10,000,000 copies of the album were shipped to the United States. The album was also certified 11x Platinum (11,000,000 copies shipped) by the RIAA.[4]

Track listing[change | change source]

  1. "Intro-Lude" (featuring Phife Dawg) – 1:01 (Jermaine Dupri)
  2. "Creep" – 4:28 (Dallas Austin)
  3. "Kick Your Game" – 4:14 (Dupri, Lopes, Seal)
  4. "Diggin' on You" – 4:14 (Babyface)
  5. "Case of the Fake People" – 4:04 (Dallas Austin)
  6. "Crazy Sexy Cool - Interlude" – 1:42 (Combs, Thompson, Watkins)
  7. "Red Light Special" – 5:04 (Babyface)
  8. "Waterfalls" – 4:39 (Lopes, Ethridge, Organized Noize)
  9. "Intermission-Lude" – 0:43 (Dupri)
  10. "Let's Do It Again" – 4:16 (Babyface, Jon John)
  11. "If I Was Your Girlfriend" (Prince) – 4:36
  12. "Sexy - Interlude" (featuring Puff Daddy) – 1:34 (Combs, Thomas)
  13. "Take Our Time" – 4:33 (Hennings, Killings)
  14. "Can I Get a Witness - Interlude" (featuring Busta Rhymes) – 2:57 (Combs, Rhymes, Thomas)
  15. "Switch" – 3:30 (Dupri, Lopes, Seal)
  16. "Sumthin' Wicked This Way Comes" (featuring Dré of OutKast) – 4:23 (Benjamin, Lopes, Ethridge, Organized Noize)

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