This Is Me... Then

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This Is Me... Then
Studio album by Jennifer Lopez
Released November 19, 2002 (U.S.)
November 25, 2002 (Europe)
Recorded March 2002
The Hit Factory
Sony Music Studios
(New York City, New York)
The Hit Factory Criteria
(Miami, Florida)
The Record Plant
(Hollywood, Los Angeles, California)
The Studio
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Genre R&B, Pop, soul, hip hop
Language English/Spanish
Label Epic Records
Producer Cory Rooney (also executive), Troy Oliver, Dan Shea, Poke & Tone, Davy Deluge, Ron G, Dave McPherson, Rich Shelton, Kevin Veney, Loren Hill, Reggie Hamlet, Bernard "Focus..." Edwards, Jr.
Jennifer Lopez chronology
J to tha L-O!: The Remixes
(2002)
This Is Me... Then
(2002)
Rebirth
(2005)
Singles from This Is Me... Then
  1. "Jenny from the Block"
    Released: August 2002
  2. "All I Have"
    Released: February 11, 2003
  3. "I'm Glad"
    Released: July 1, 2003
  4. "Baby I Love U!"
    Released: March 2004

This Is Me... Then is the third (fourth overall) studio album by Jennifer Lopez. It was released in November 2002. The album debuted at number six on Billboard 200[1]. t has sold 2.5 million copies in the United States[2] and over five million copies worldwide.[3]

Track listing[change | edit source]

  1. "Still" (Jennifer Lopez, Rich Shelton, Kevin Veney, Loren Hill, Leonard Huggins, LeRoy Bell, Casey James) – 3:40
  2. "Loving You" (Troy Oliver, Cory Rooney, James Mtume, Michael Garvin, Tom C. Shapiro) – 3:45
  3. "I'm Glad" (Lopez, Rooney, Oliver, mrDEYO, J.B. Weaver, Jr.) – 3:42
  4. "The One" (Lopez, Rooney, Davy Deluge, Thom Bell, Linda Creed) – 3:36
  5. "Dear Ben" (Lopez, Rooney, Bernard Edwards, Jr.) – 3:14
  6. "All I Have" (featuring LL Cool J) (Lopez, Makeba Riddick, Curtis Richardson, Ron G, Lisa Peters, William Jeffrey) – 4:14
    • Contains a sample of Debra Laws' "Very Special" (Lisa Peters, William Jeffrey)
  7. "Jenny from the Block" (featuring Styles P and Jadakiss) (Lopez, Oliver, mrDEYO, Samuel Barnes, Jean-Claude Olivier, Fernando Arbex, Lawrence Parker, Scott Sterling, Michael Oliver) – 3:08
    • Contains an interpolation of Enoch Light and the Light Brigade's "Hi-Jack" (Fernando Arbex), a portion of Boogie Down Productions' "South Bronx" (Lawrence Parker, Scott Sterling), and a portion of 20th Century Steel Band's "Heaven and Hell Is on Earth" (Michael Oliver)
  8. "Again" (Lopez, Rooney, Oliver, Reggie Hamlet) – 5:47
  9. "You Belong to Me" (Carly Simon, Michael McDonald) – 3:30
  10. "I've Been Thinkin'" (Lopez, Rooney, Dan Shea) – 4:41
  11. "Baby I Love U!" (Lopez, Rooney, Shea, John Barry) – 4:43
    • Contains an interpolation of John Barry's "Midnight Cowboy" (John Barry)
  12. "The One" (Version 2) – 3:31

European and Mexican edition[change | edit source]

  1. "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Track Masters Remix featuring Nas) (Lopez, Oliver, Rooney, Barnes, Olivier, Cheryl Lorraine Cook, Ronald LaPread) – 2:52

Brazilian edition[change | edit source]

  1. "Jenny from the Block" (Album Version Without Rap) – 2:49

UK bonus-disc edition[change | edit source]

Released on March 22, 2004

  1. "I'm Gonna Be Alright" (Track Masters Remix featuring Nas) – 2:52

Bonus disc[change | edit source]

  1. "Jenny from the Block" (Seismic Crew's Latin Disco Trip) – 6:41
  2. "All I Have" (Ignorants Mix featuring LL Cool J) – 4:03
  3. "I'm Glad" (Paul Oakenfold Perfecto Remix) – 5:47
  4. "The One" (Bastone & Burnz Club Mix) – 7:40
  5. "Baby I Love U!" (R. Kelly Remix) – 4:11

Charts[change | edit source]

Chart (2002)[4][5][6] Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 14
Belgian Ultratop 50 Albums (Flanders) 6
Belgian Ultratop 50 Albums (Wallonia) 6
Canadian Albums Chart 5
Dutch Albums Chart 4
European Top 100 Albums[7] 3
French SNEP Albums Chart 4
German Albums Chart[8] 4
Japanese Oricon Albums Chart[9] 9
Norwegian Albums Chart 13
Swiss Albums Chart 3
Chart (2003) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart 7
Danish Albums Chart 13
Finnish Albums Chart 10
Hungarian Mahasz Albums Chart[10] 9
Irish Albums Chart 15
Italian FIMI Albums Chart 11
New Zealand RIANZ Albums Chart 19
Polish Albums Chart[11] 19
Portuguese Albums Chart 22
Swedish Albums Chart 7
UK Albums Chart 13
U.S. Billboard 200 2
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 5
U.S. Billboard Top Internet Albums 2

Certifications[change | edit source]

Territory Certifier Certification Sales
Australia ARIA Platinum[12] 70,000
Austria IFPI Gold[13] 10,000
Belgium Gold[14] 15,000
Canada CRIA 2× platinum[15] 200,000
Europe IFPI Platinum[16] 1,000,000
Finland Gold[17] 19,998
France SNEP 2× gold[18] 320,000[19]
Germany IFPI Gold[20] 100,000
Hungary Mahasz Gold[21] 3,000
Netherlands NVPI Gold[22] 30,000
New Zealand RIANZ Gold[23] 7,500
Portugal AFP Gold[24] 10,000
Sweden IFPI Gold[25] 20,000
Switzerland Platinum[26] 40,000
United Kingdom BPI Platinum[27] 300,000
United States RIAA 2× platinum[28] 2,500,000[2]

References[change | edit source]

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