Usher (album)

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Usher
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 30, 1994
Recorded1993-1994
GenreR&B, hip hop soul
Length63:13
LabelLaFace
ProducerSean "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
Usher ''My Way
(1997)
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. TitleLyricsMusic Length
1. "I'll Make It Right"  Benbow, Evans, Griffin, Lee, SaxonSean "Puffy" Combs, Alex Richbourg 4:50
2. "Interlude 1"  Evans, Raymond, ThompsonCarl "Chucky" Thompson 0:40
3. "Can U Get wit It"  SwingDeVante Swing 4:56
4. "Think of You"  Evans, Jones, Raymond, ThompsonSean "Puffy" Combs, Carl "Chucky" Thompson 3:48
5. "Crazy"  MorganBrian Alexander Morgan 5:14
6. "Slow Love"  Brown, LeeAl B. Sure! 4:57
7. "The Many Ways"  Brown, HallDave "Jam" Hall 5:43
8. "I'll Show You Love"  Bobbit, Brown, Evans, Howell, Richbourg, South,
Wesley
Sean "Puffy" Combs, Alex Richbourg 4:43
9. "Interlude 2 (Can't Stop)"  Evans, Raymond, ThompsonSean "Puffy" Combs, Carl "Chucky" Thompson 2:42
10. "Love Was Here"  Brown, GriffinAl B. Sure!, Kiyamma Griffin 5:37
11. "Whispers"  Pearson, SwingDarryl Pearson, DeVante Swing 5:15
12. "You Took My Heart"  Corbett, Ferrell, Jones, Raymond, TongeEdward "Eddie F" Ferrell 5:10
13. "Smile Again"  Evans, Hollister, MiddletonSean "Puffy" Combs, Herb Middleton 4:38
14. "Final Goodbye"  Chambers, Corbett, Hall, NorrisDave "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 – EW.com". 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". The-Breaks.com. Retrieved 2011-03-15.

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