Meant to Be Mint

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All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
The debut album from the Minneapolis-based sextet featured the lackluster uptempo track "Are You Free," which did manage to secure the number 55 position on the charts. However, this album also featured two heart-wrenching ballads: "Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)" and "Forever in Your Eyes." Led by Stokley Williams' animated tenor, the former is set in a suspenseful rhythm arrangement; the song builds momentum in the interlude, allowing Williams to explode vocally in an emotional testimony. The single sold over 500,000 copies, pacing the charts 34 weeks and peaking at number three and number six on the Billboard R&B and pop charts, respectively. "Forever in Your ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
The debut album from the Minneapolis-based sextet featured the lackluster uptempo track "Are You Free," which did manage to secure the number 55 position on the charts. However, this album also featured two heart-wrenching ballads: "Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)" and "Forever in Your Eyes." Led by Stokley Williams' animated tenor, the former is set in a suspenseful rhythm arrangement; the song builds momentum in the interlude, allowing Williams to explode vocally in an emotional testimony. The single sold over 500,000 copies, pacing the charts 34 weeks and peaking at number three and number six on the Billboard R&B and pop charts, respectively. "Forever in Your Eyes" offers another compassionate vocal delivery by Williams with similar arrangements, but still maintaining its own feeling. It inched its way to the number seven spot on the R&B charts in 17 weeks. The remainder of the album is extremely energized.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/11/1991
  • Label: Polygram Mod Afw
  • UPC: 028968100129
  • Catalog Number: 1001
  • Sales rank: 95,646

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mint Condition Primary Artist
James Greer Vocals, Background Vocals
Jellybean Johnson Guitar
Lisa Keith Background Vocals
Ricky Kinchen Electric Bass, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Keri Lewis Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, keyboard bass
O'Dell Guitar, Percussion, Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Stokley Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, Synthesizer Bass
Lawrence Waddell Keyboards, Vocals, Piano (Grand)
Stokely Synthesizer, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Ricky K. Percussion, Electric Bass, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Jeff Allen Strings, Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals, Background Vocals, Rap
Technical Credits
Mint Condition Producer
Brian Gardner Mastering
James Greer Engineer
Steve Hodge Engineer
Jimmy Jam Executive Producer
Jellybean Johnson Producer
Ricky Kinchen rhythm arrangement
Keri Lewis Vocal Arrangements, drum programming, rhythm arrangement
Terry Lewis Executive Producer, Vocal Arrangements
O'Dell Vocal Arrangements, drum programming, rhythm arrangement
Stokley Vocal Arrangements, drum programming, rhythm arrangement
Lawrence Waddell Vocal Arrangements
Rowan Moore Art Direction
Stokely Vocal Arrangements, rhythm arrangement
Richard Frankel Art Direction
Rich Frakel Art Direction
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