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New Beginning

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As a title, New Beginning may be something of an overstatement -- after all, it is only SWV's second album. Nevertheless, the group does take a different approach on New Beginning, backing away from the New Jack grooves that dominated their debut and exploring a more direct, organic R&B vibe. They haven't left hip-hop behind, but they've added a new array of sonic textures that gives their music added depth. But the true strength of New Beginning is the vocal capabilities of SWV -- they can handle smooth soul like "Don't Waste Your Time" as easily as the funk of "Whatcha Need." There may be a couple of weak spots on the album, but the trio's considerable ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As a title, New Beginning may be something of an overstatement -- after all, it is only SWV's second album. Nevertheless, the group does take a different approach on New Beginning, backing away from the New Jack grooves that dominated their debut and exploring a more direct, organic R&B vibe. They haven't left hip-hop behind, but they've added a new array of sonic textures that gives their music added depth. But the true strength of New Beginning is the vocal capabilities of SWV -- they can handle smooth soul like "Don't Waste Your Time" as easily as the funk of "Whatcha Need." There may be a couple of weak spots on the album, but the trio's considerable talents make those moments easy to forgive.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/1996
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 078636648743
  • Catalog Number: 66487

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 New Beginning (Interlude) - Herb Middleton (1:53)
  2. 2 You're the One (4:39)
  3. 3 Whatcha Need (3:52)
  4. 4 On & On (3:52)
  5. 5 It's All About U (3:43)
  6. 6 Use Your Heart (4:49)
  7. 7 Where Is the Love (Interlude) (2:02)
  8. 8 Fine Time (4:32)
  9. 9 Love Is So Amazin' (5:58)
  10. 10 Use Your Heart (Interlude) - Herb Middleton (1:34)
  11. 11 You Are My Love - Herb Middleton (4:56)
  12. 12 I'm So in Love (5:27)
  13. 13 When This Feeling (4:20)
  14. 14 What's It Gonna Be (4:32)
  15. 15 That's What I'm Here For (4:48)
  16. 16 Don't Waste Your Time (3:56)
  17. 17 Soul Intact (Interlude) (1:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
SWV Primary Artist
Joel Campbell Keyboards, fender rhodes
Cheryl Gamble Vocals, Background Vocals
Bernard Grobman Guitar
Tamara Johnson Background Vocals
Leanne Lyons Vocals, Background Vocals
Herb Middleton Track Performer
Brian Alexander Morgan Drums, Keyboards
Genard Parker Keyboards
Erick Sermon Rap
Dwight Watkins Bass
Ralph Stacy Synthesizer
Bam Bass
Chucky Thompson Multi Instruments
Glenn Ellis Bass
Ishmael Butler Rap
Anthony Burroughs Keyboards, fender rhodes
Technical Credits
Jeremy Lubbock String Arrangements
SWV Producer, Executive Producer
Grant Austin Engineer
Bob Brockman Engineer
Gordon Chambers Vocal Arrangements
Larry Funk Engineer
Allen Gordon Jr. Producer
Troy Hightower Producer
Thom "TK" Kidd Engineer
Tammy Lucas Vocal Arrangements
Andrea Martin Vocal Arrangements
Herb Middleton Producer
Brian Alexander Morgan Producer, Engineer
Genard Parker Engineer, drum programming
Mark Partis Engineer
Herb Powers Mastering
Ken Schubert Engineer
Erick Sermon Producer
Daryl Simmons drum programming
Mike Anzelowitz Engineer
Kevin Evans Producer, Executive Producer
Chucky Thompson Producer
Ivan Matias Vocal Arrangements
Andy Blakelock Engineer
Lane Craven Engineer
Joe Thomas Vocal Arrangements
Carl Brown Vocal Arrangements
Angelo Quaglia Engineer
Pharrell Williams Producer
The Neptunes Vocal Arrangements
Chad Hugo Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    New Beginning

    This Cd does sound like the New Beginning. They added an array of sonic texture to their sound making it more mature. This CD is terrific. I love their voices and they can sing. This is a bangin' CD of 1996. This CD really got me as my favorite.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    the best r and b group ever

    i think that this is the best swv album that has came up to date.not one have i had to change a song because all of the songs are so wonderful and great.the best song is youre the one because the really sound great on it and it shows there voices of very well.i recommend this cd to everybody all around the world.if you dont have it you need to get cracked up side your head for not having one of the best cds of the ninties 4 sho.

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