|Studio album by|
|Label|| Chrysalis |
Virgin (South America/UK)
|Producer||Mike Chapman, Richie Zito|
|Toni Basil chronology|
|Singles from Toni Basil|
Toni Basil is the second and final studio album by Toni Basil, released in December 1983 on Chrysalis Records. Despite the success of her previous album "Word of Mouth" and the single "Mickey", the album was unsuccessfuland did not enter the Billboard US album chart. The first single from the album, "Over My Head", reached #81 on the Billboard Hot 100, her third and final song to do so. Of the four singles from the album, three managed to chart in the US.
The album spawned four singles, three of which charted. The album's first single, "Street Beat", failed to enter the Hot 100 but managed to reach number 63 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart. The next single, "Over My Head", reached number 81 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending a total of six weeks on the chart. The third single, "Suspense", reached number 42 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart, spending a total of 11 weeks on the chart. The final single, "Do You Wanna Dance", failed to chart.
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Sweet Kisses is the debut studio album by American singer Jessica Simpson. The album was released in the United States on November 23, 1999, by Columbia Records. The album's lyrical and visual representations carried the common theme of virginal innocence – a continuation of the late-1990s teen-pop revival. The album was produced to capitalize on the success of teen artists Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, who both debuted earlier that year. Sweet Kisses was a hit in the US, peaking at number 25 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as well as being certified 2× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for shipments of over two million copies. The album sold six million copies in total.
"Mickey" is a 1981 song recorded by American singer and choreographer Toni Basil on her debut album Word of Mouth. Written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn as "Kitty", it was first recorded by UK music group Racey during 1979, appearing on their debut album Smash and Grab. Toni Basil changed the name from Kitty to Mickey to make the song about a man.
Prince is the self-titled second studio album by American singer Prince. It was released on October 19, 1979 by Warner Bros. Records. The album was written, arranged, composed, produced and performed entirely by Prince. Overall, Prince was regarded as more diverse than For You (1978), and performed better critically and commercially. Reviewing in Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies (1981), Robert Christgau wrote: "This boy is going to be a big star, and he deserves it".
"I Belong to You" is a song recorder by American singer Whitney Houston for her third studio album I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990). It was written by Derek Bramble and Franne Golde, produced by Narada Michael Walden, and was released on October 18, 1991 as the album's fifth single. "I Belong to You" was a Top 10 hit on the US Billboard R&B chart, and also charted in the UK and the Netherlands. The song garnered Houston a nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 35th Grammy Awards (1992).
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"Hit the Freeway" is a song by American recording artist Toni Braxton, released as the lead single from her fourth studio album, More Than a Woman (2002). The song, which features American rapper Loon, was written by Pharrell Williams and Loon himself, while production was handled by Pharrell's production duo The Neptunes. It is an R&B and hip-hop song, with lyrics about an ex trying to rekindle with Braxton, but Braxton claims she's not interested in him anymore.
"Don't You Want Me" is a song by American singer Jody Watley from her 1987 eponymous debut studio album. It was released on August 10, 1987 as the third single from the Jody Watley album. The song was produced by Bernard Edwards of Chic-fame, and written by Franne Golde, David Paul Bryant and Watley.
"Dreaming of You" is a song recorded by American Tejano singer Selena for her fifth studio album of the same name (1995). It was posthumously released as the lead single by EMI Latin on 14 August 1995, with "Techno Cumbia" as its b-side track. The lyrics explore feelings of longing and hope that the singer's love interest is thinking about her while she is dreaming of him at night. Composed by Franne Golde and Tom Snow, "Dreaming of You" is a pop ballad. It was originally written in 1989 for American R&B group The Jets, who turned down the recording. Golde believed that the track had potential, and brought it to Selena who recorded it for Dreaming of You. The singer's record producer and brother, A.B. Quintanilla, did not like the track; he later said in a 2002 interview that he was "more judgmental" to the first demo of the track.
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"Neutron Dance" is a song written by Allee Willis and Danny Sembello which was introduced by the Pointer Sisters on their 1983 album Break Out. The song became a Top Ten hit in 1985, its success augmented by being prominently featured on the soundtrack of motion picture Beverly Hills Cop.
When You Lie Next to Me is the debut studio album by American country music artist Kellie Coffey. It was released on May 7, 2002 by BNA Records. "When You Lie Next to Me," "At the End of the Day" and "Whatever It Takes" were all released as singles. The title track was Coffey's highest charting single, reaching No. 8 on the Billboard country charts in 2002. The album is Coffey's only studio album affiliated with a professional record label.
The Best of Debby Boone (1986) is the first compilation album for Debby Boone, collecting ten tracks from her five secular studio albums released by Curb Records from 1977 to 1981.
Word of Mouth is the debut studio album by Toni Basil. It was first released in May 1981 in the UK and April 1982 in the U.S. It was certified Gold by the RIAA. It featured the number-one worldwide hit "Mickey". The album also contains three covers of songs by Devo who also performed on two tracks. "You Gotta Problem" is a re-titled version of Devo's "Pity You". The US version of the album added the songs "Rock On" and "Shoppin' from A to Z", deleting "Hanging Around".
"Over My Head" is a song by American singer Toni Basil. It was featured on her self-titled 1983 album, and reached number 81 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 4 on the US Dance chart.
Francine Vicki Golde is an American songwriter, musician, singer and writer. Her songs have appeared on more than 100 million records worldwide, Golde has received BMI awards for singles with The Pussycat Dolls "Stickwitu", Randy Travis’s "A Man Ain't Made of Stone", The Kinleys' "Somebody's Out There Watching" from the Touched by an Angel soundtrack, Selena’s "Dreaming of You", Jody Watley’s "Don't You Want Me" and "Nightshift" by the Commodores, which also won a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group and received a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year. Most recently, Franne has started her own clothing line known for creating "The Perfect Black Pant."
Antonia Christina Basilotta, better known by her stage name Toni Basil, is an American singer, actress, choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker, best known for her multi-million-selling worldwide hit "Mickey" (1981), which reached No. 1 in several countries.
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