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Dru Hill

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Rich harmonies and sleek R&B production with an abundance of vocal acrobatics are all key elements of Dru Hill's eponymous debut. Immediate comparisons to Jodeci and Boyz II Men come to mind, but what makes Dru Hill stand out from the pack is the rawness of Keith Sweat's productions. Other songs on here are of noteworthy interest only to die-hard Dru Hill fanatics, but it was the monster "Tell Me" that effectively put Dru Hill near the head of R&B's class of 1996 -- a year that featured stellar releases by Aaliyah, Jay-Z, and several others at the peak of their games. An impressive debut and a razor-sharp clue of the great things...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Rich harmonies and sleek R&B production with an abundance of vocal acrobatics are all key elements of Dru Hill's eponymous debut. Immediate comparisons to Jodeci and Boyz II Men come to mind, but what makes Dru Hill stand out from the pack is the rawness of Keith Sweat's productions. Other songs on here are of noteworthy interest only to die-hard Dru Hill fanatics, but it was the monster "Tell Me" that effectively put Dru Hill near the head of R&B's class of 1996 -- a year that featured stellar releases by Aaliyah, Jay-Z, and several others at the peak of their games. An impressive debut and a razor-sharp clue of the great things to come.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/1996
  • Label: Island
  • UPC: 731452430625
  • Catalog Number: 524306
  • Sales rank: 39,424

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Anthem (1:00)
  2. 2 Nothing to Prove (4:06)
  3. 3 Tell Me (4:13)
  4. 4 Do U Believe? (4:12)
  5. 5 Whatever U Want (3:58)
  6. 6 Satisfied (4:44)
  7. 7 April Showers (3:34)
  8. 8 All Alone (3:35)
  9. 9 Never Make a Promise (5:27)
  10. 10 So Special (5:24)
  11. 11 In My Bed (4:45)
  12. 12 Love's Train (4:20)
  13. 13 Share My World (4:28)
  14. 14 5 Steps (5:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dru Hill Primary Artist
Stanley Brown Keyboards
Russell Elevado Overdubs
Ronnie Garrett Bass
Daryl Simmons Keyboards
Spike Percussion
Zachary Scott Bass
Ralph Stacy Multi Instruments
Benjamin Love Keyboards
Frank Campbell Guitar
Anthony Duino Overdubs
Allen "Grip" Smith Keyboards
Nathaniel Townsley Drums
Nate Love Multi Instruments
Lance Hiesman Bass
Triip Rap
James "Woody" Green Background Vocals
Kim Jordan Keyboards
Technical Credits
Keith Sweat Producer
Big Mike drum programming
Michael Aharon String Arrangements, drum programming
Stanley Brown Producer
Brian Frye Engineer
Chris Gehringer Mastering
Larry Gold Engineer
Hiriam Hicks Executive Producer
David Kennedy Engineer
Thom "TK" Kidd Engineer
Darryl Pearson Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Daryl Simmons Producer, drum programming
Jon Smeltz Engineer
Mike Tarsia Engineer
Benjamin Love Producer
Chris Lighty Engineer
Karl Heilbron Engineer
Tim Dawg Producer
A. Islam Haqq Producer
Alex Nesmith Engineer
Janice Upchurch Producer
Allen "Grip" Smith Producer, drum programming
Terence Dudley Producer
Won Allen Engineer
Andre Bell Producer
Nokio the N-Tity Producer
Tom Salta Programming
Sisqó Vocal Arrangements
Mike Anzel Engineer
Hitman Producer
William Marshall grooming
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Dru Hill

    This CD is tight and their songs are alluring and make a great listening of contemporary R&B. The best debut CD of 1996!!!!!!! Go Dru Hill

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    i luv u guys so so so so much so so much i luv u

    i luv the whole album because ive been through alot of different relationships and these songs always give me strengh 2 4get wat went wrong with them. but anyway i luv you guys

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Dru Hill at their best

    Dru Hill is the best C.D. you can ever listen to and enspecialy if you're in love with someone and you can't sing well this C.d. gots you covered.

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    Posted January 30, 2009

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