Karyn White (album)

Karyn White is the self-titled debut album by American R&B singer Karyn White. The album was released on September 6, 1988 by Warner Bros.. It went to #1 on the R&B albums chart for seven weeks the following year. The album was certified Platinum[2] by the RIAA on April 4, 1989. It gave her four hits, "The Way You Love Me", "Superwoman", "Love Saw It" and "Secret Rendezvous". The former three were #1 singles on the R&B chart. A re-issue in late 1989 of "Secret Rendezvous" in the UK reached #22, as opposed to the original top 50 placing. "Superwoman" became her biggest hit there, reaching #11 in the UK Singles Chart.

Karyn White
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 6, 1988
Recorded1987–1988
Genre
Length44:35
LabelWarner Bros.
Producer
Karyn White chronology
Karyn White
(1988)
Ritual of Love
(1991)
Singles from Karyn White
  1. "The Way You Love Me"
    Released: August 15, 1988
  2. "Superwoman"
    Released: January 2, 1989
  3. "Love Saw It"
    Released: 1989
  4. "Secret Rendezvous"
    Released: May 14, 1989
  5. "Slow Down"
    Released: 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars link

White co-wrote two songs on the album.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Babyface, L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."The Way You Love Me" Babyface, Reid4:56
2."Secret Rendezvous" Babyface, Reid5:38
3."Slow Down"Steve Harvey, Simmons, WhiteHarvey4:35
4."Superwoman" Babyface, Reid5:49
5."Family Man" Babyface, Reid4:07
6."Love Saw It" (featuring Babyface) Babyface, Reid5:21
7."Don't Mess with Me" Babyface, Reid4:53
8."Tell Me Tomorrow"Evan Rogers, Arnie Roman, WhiteJeff Lorber, White4:54
9."One Wish"Ian Prince, Jimmy ScottLorber, Prince4:22
Total length:44:35

PersonnelEdit

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1988–89) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 19
US Top R&B Albums 1
UK Albums Chart[3] 20

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karyn White – Karyn White (CD, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2005-05-23. Retrieved 2011-06-16.
  2. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Karyn White – RIAA Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  3. ^ "KARYN WHITE – full Official Chart History – Official Charts Company".