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Case (album)

Case
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 13, 1996
Recorded1995–96
StudioFunhouse Recordings
(Valhalla, NY)
Quad Studios
(New York, NY)
Unique Recordings
(New York, NY)
GenreR&B
Length47:00
LabelDef Jam
Producer
Case chronology
Case
(1996)
Personal Conversation
(1999)
Singles from Case
  1. "More to Love"
    Released: January 23, 1996
  2. "Touch Me, Tease Me"
    Released: April 30, 1996
  3. "Don't Be Afraid"
    Released: July 12, 1996
  4. "I Gotcha"
    Released: October 29, 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Case is the self-titled debut album by American R&B singer and songwriter Case. Released on August 13, 1996, by Def Jam Recordings.

The album peaked at number seven on the Top R&B Albums chart and reached number forty-two on the US Billboard 200 album chart. Case was supported by four singles including "More to Love" and "Touch Me, Tease Me" (featuring Foxy Brown and Mary J. Blige) which became the album's most successful single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number fourteen, and later certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In a 2020 interview with BET, Case remarked that he disliked recording the album and admitted he did not have a lot of creative freedom within the album. As of 2019, the album has sold 170,000 copies.

Background

Critical reception

The album received favorable reviews from critics.

Commercial performance

The album reached the forty-second position of the US Billboard 200 album chart and the seventh position on the R&B Albums chart.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."The Tunnel" (Intro)
  • Keith Evans
  • Kenny Kornegay
Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay1:22
2."More to Love1"
  • Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay
  • Darryl "88" Young
3:53
3."Don't Be Afraid"
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay
4:22
4."Call a Cab" (Interlude)Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay0:58
5."I Gotcha"
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay
4:06
6."Crazy" (Interlude)
  • James Maynes
  • Kevin McDaniel
  • Woodard
  • James "Jimmy" Maynes
  • Kevin "Big Kev" McDaniel
0:46
7."Crazy"
  • Maynes
  • McDaniel
  • Woodard
  • James "Jimmy" Maynes
  • Kevin "Big Kev" McDaniel
4:48
8."What's Wrong?"
  • Maynes
  • McDaniel
  • Woodard
  • James "Jimmy" Maynes
  • Kevin "Big Kev" McDaniel
4:22
9."Rain" (Interlude)
  • Joseph Brim
  • Terence Dudley
  • Maynes
  • Woodard
  • Joseph "Jo-Jo" Brim
  • Kevin "Big Kev" McDaniel
0:30
10."Rain"
  • Brim
  • Dudley
  • Maynes
  • Woodard
  • Joseph "Jo-Jo" Brim
  • Terrence Dudley
  • Christopher "Roc Head" Kellam
  • Damon "D-Mac" Mack
3:55
11."Touch Me, Tease Me" (featuring Foxy Brown and Mary J. Blige)
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay
3:47
12."The Day That I Die"
  • Kornegay
  • Woodard
  • Young
  • Darryl "88" Young
  • Kenny "Smoove" Kornegay
4:04
13."Fallin'"
  • Maynes
  • McDaniel
  • Woodard
  • James "Jimmy" Maynes
  • Kevin "Big Kev" McDaniel
4:40
14."Cryin' Over Time"Prince Charles Alexander5:27

1originally recorded with Mary J. Blige

Sample credits

References


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