Usher (album)

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Studio album by Usher
Released August 30, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Length 63:13
Label LaFace
Producer Sean "Puffy" Combs (exec.), L.A. Reid (exec.), Al B. Sure!, Ward Corbett, DeVante Swing, Edward "Eddie F" Ferrell, Kiyamma Griffin, Dave Hall, Isaiah Lee, Brian Alexander Morgan, Darryl Pearson, Alexander Richbourg
Usher chronology
My Way
Singles from Usher
  1. "Can U Get wit It"
    Released: August 1, 1994
  2. "Think of You"
    Released: January 26, 1995
  3. "The Many Ways"
    Released: June 30, 1995

Usher is the debut album by American singer Usher. It was released on August 30, 1994 on LaFace Records.

History[change | change source]

The album reached number 167 on the Billboard 200 chart.[1] It was given positive reviews from music critics.[2][3][4]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "I'll Make It Right"   Benbow, Evans, Griffin, Lee, Saxon Sean "Puffy" Combs, Alex Richbourg 4:50
2. "Interlude 1"   Evans, Raymond, Thompson Carl "Chucky" Thompson 0:40
3. "Can U Get wit It"   Swing DeVante Swing 4:56
4. "Think of You"   Evans, Jones, Raymond, Thompson Sean "Puffy" Combs, Carl "Chucky" Thompson 3:48
5. "Crazy"   Morgan Brian Alexander Morgan 5:14
6. "Slow Love"   Brown, Lee Al B. Sure! 4:57
7. "The Many Ways"   Brown, Hall Dave "Jam" Hall 5:43
8. "I'll Show You Love"   Bobbit, Brown, Evans, Howell, Richbourg, South,
Sean "Puffy" Combs, Alex Richbourg 4:43
9. "Interlude 2 (Can't Stop)"   Evans, Raymond, Thompson Sean "Puffy" Combs, Carl "Chucky" Thompson 2:42
10. "Love Was Here"   Brown, Griffin Al B. Sure!, Kiyamma Griffin 5:37
11. "Whispers"   Pearson, Swing Darryl Pearson, DeVante Swing 5:15
12. "You Took My Heart"   Corbett, Ferrell, Jones, Raymond, Tonge Edward "Eddie F" Ferrell 5:10
13. "Smile Again"   Evans, Hollister, Middleton Sean "Puffy" Combs, Herb Middleton 4:38
14. "Final Goodbye"   Chambers, Corbett, Hall, Norris Dave "Jam" Hall 5:00

Sample credits

References[change | change source]

  1. "allmusic ((( Usher > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  2. "allmusic ((( Usher > Overview )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  3. Jones, Anderson (1994-09-30). "Usher – Music –". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  4. Johnson Jr., Billy (1994-08-30). "Usher Reviews on Yahoo! Music". Yahoo! Music. Archived from the original on 2006-08-27. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  5. "Rap Sample FAQ - Quick FAQ Search: Usher". Retrieved 2011-03-15. 

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