Revelation (98 Degrees album)

Revelation is the fourth studio album by American boy band 98 Degrees, released on September 26, 2000. The album features the hit single "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)" which became their highest charting single. The album debuted at number-two on the Billboard 200 selling 276,343 copies in its first week, making Revelation the band's best charting album and highest first-week sales on the Billboard 200.

Revelation
98 Degrees - Revelation - Front.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 26, 2000 (2000-09-26)
RecordedFebruary – July 2000
Genre
Length46:17
LabelUniversal
Producer
  • Bruce Carbone
  • Paris D'Jon
  • George Jackson
98 Degrees chronology
This Christmas
(1999)
Revelation
(2000)
The Collection
(2002)
Singles from Revelation
  1. "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)"
    Released: 24 July 2000
  2. "My Everything"
    Released: 6 November 2000
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(57/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Billboard(favorable)[3]
Entertainment WeeklyC[4]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[5]
Wall of Sound(52/100)[6]

According to Nielsen Soundscan, the album sold over 2.5 million copies in the United States alone. At that time, "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)" became the most added Top 40 single in history with 170 adds on radio in its initial week, allowing the song to debut strongly at number-two in the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest charting single in its debut week by a boy band, a feat that has yet to be surpassed by any other boy band to date.

Track listingEdit

Standard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Jeff Timmons)Bag & Arnthor3:25
2."The Way You Want Me To" (Lead vocal: Nick Lachey)Bag & Arnthor3:29
3."Stay the Night" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Jeff Timmons)
  • Bagge
  • Birgisson
  • Reed Vertelney
Bag & Arnthor3:52
4."Yesterday's Letter" (Lead vocals: Drew Lachey, Nick Lachey, and Jeff Timmons)
Bag & Arnthor4:21
5."He'll Never Be (What I Used to Be to You)" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Jeff Timmons; spoken vocal: Justin Jeffre)
  • Sturken
  • Rogers
4:13
6."I'll Give It All (Interlude)" (Lead vocals: 98 Degrees)Devon Biere 0:39
7."My Everything" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Drew Lachey)
Bag & Arnthor3:51
8."You Should Be Mine" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Jeff Timmons; spoken vocals: Justin Jeffre)
Lawrence3:21
9."You Don't Know" (Lead vocals: Nick Lachey and Jeff Timmons)
  • N. Lachey
  • Louis Biancaniello
  • Sam Watters
  • Biancaniello
  • Watters
4:13
10."Dizzy" (Lead vocals: Drew Lachey and Nick Lachey; rap: Justin Jeffre)
  • N. Lachey
  • D. Lachey
  • Lawrence
Lawrence3:16
11."The Way You Do" (Lead vocals: Drew Lachey and Nick Lachey)
Bag & Arnthor4:05
12."Always You and I"
  • N. Lachey
  • Lawrence
Lawrence3:52
13."Never Giving Up"
  • Bagge
  • Birgisson
  • Jeffre
  • Timmons
Bag & Arnthor3:59
US re-release (bonus track)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."Can You Imagine"
  • N. Lachey
  • Gary Baker
  • Steven Diamond
  • Baker
  • 98 Degrees
4:42
US & Canadian re-release (bonus track)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."Chance to Love You More"
  • N. Lachey
  • Bagge
  • Birgisson
Bag & Arnthor4:52
Japanese version (bonus track)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."Never Let Go"
  • Bagge
  • Birgisson
  • Diamond
Bag & Arnthor 
15."Can You Imagine"
  • N. Lachey
  • Baker
  • Diamond
  • Baker
  • 98 Degrees
 

Chart positionsEdit

(2000) Peak Position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[7] 40
Canadian Albums (RPM)[8] 2
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[9] 26
US Billboard 200[10] 2

Sales and CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[11] Platinum 100,000^
South Korea 11,684[12]
United States (RIAA)[13] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Metacritic reviews
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ Billboard review
  4. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review
  6. ^ Wall of Sound review
  7. ^ http://swisscharts.com/album/98/Revelation-92037
  8. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.7112&type=1&interval=20&PHPSESSID=8gtl9u7trphhliommrvt4kqlb2
  9. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/860/ranking/cd_album/
  10. ^ "98° and Rising – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved June 30, 2011.
  11. ^ "Canadian album certifications – 98 Degrees – Revelation". Music Canada. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  12. ^ http://fanofmusic.free.fr/Site-Charts-KoreaDatabaseUK.htm
  13. ^ "American album certifications – 98 Degrees – Revelation". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 25 July 2012. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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