Throwbacks

24th Anniversary of Deborah Cox’s Self-Titled Debut Album

24 years ago today, Deborah Cox’s self-titled debut album was released.

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The album included the singles ‘Sentimental’, ‘Who Do U Love’, ‘Where Do We Go From Here’, ‘The Sound Of My Tears’ and ‘Just Be Good To Me’.

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‘Who Do U Love’ was the biggest worldwide hit from the album and was also her first #1 hit on the US Dance Club Songs chart. Deborah has since collected thirteen #1 dance hits.

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Writers on the album include Diane Warren, Babyface, Dallas Austin and Daryl Simmons. Deborah co-wrote three of the songs on the album, including the R&B hit ‘Sentimental’. It was executively produced by Clive Davis, who signed Deborah to Arista Records.

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Deborah was awarded a Juno Award, which is for Canadian artists, for Best R&B/Soul Recording.

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Watch the music videos:

CD booklet images scanned by We Miss Music.

4 comments

  1. I wanna know if Sentimental did go gold or not since it was #27 on the Hot 100 and #4 on Top R&B/ Hip Hop. I know that Who do you love did go gold. The album went platinum in Canada and the U.S. it is said to have only gone gold which I can’t believe,it’s supposed to be more.

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    1. Sentimental isn’t on the RIAA website so I don’t think it was certified, unfortunately! The album was Gold but that was certified back in 1996. I think a lot of Deborah’s discography should be re-certified as it would be a lot higher now! 🙂

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