Aaliyah releases her second album : ‘One in a Million’ featuring ‘If Your Girl Only Knew’ and ‘The One I Gave My Heart To’ (1996)

Aaliyah’s ‘One in a Million’ is her second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by Blackground, Atlantic.

Track listing : 1.Beats 4 da Streets (Intro) (Missy Elliott, Timbaland) – 02:10 . 2.Hot Like Fire (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:23 . 3.One in a Million (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:30 . 4.A Girl Like You (Kay-Gee & Darren Lighty) – 04:23 . 5.If Your Girl Only Knew (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:50 . 6.Choosey Lover (Old School/New School) (O’Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, Vernon Isley, Chris Jasper) – 07:07 . 7.Got to Give It Up (Marvin Gaye) – 04:41 . 8.4 Page Letter (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:52 . 9.Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (Rodney Darkchild Jerkins, Japhe Tejeda) – 04:50 . 10.Giving You More (J. Dibbs) – 04:26 . 11.I Gotcha’ Back (Jermaine Dupri, Carl-So-Lowe) – 02:54 . 12.Never Givin’ Up (Monica Bell, Craig King) – 05:11 . 13.Heartbroken (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:17 . 14.Never Comin’ Back (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:06 . 15.Ladies in da House (Timbaland, Missy Elliott) – 04:20 . 16.The One I Gave My Heart To (Diane Warren) – 04:30 . 17.Came to Give Love (Outro)) – 01:40 .


Paul Hunter

Musicians : . Aaliyah – Vocals . Timbaland – Vocals On (15 – 17) . Missy Elliott – Vocals On (1 – 15) . Treach – Vocals On (4) . Slick Rick – Vocals On (7) . Tavarius Polk – Vocals On (12) . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion On (7) . Demetrius Hart – Backing Vocals On (12) . Pierre Heath – Backing Vocals On (12) . Xavier Harris – Backing Vocals On (12) . D.J. Simmons – Acoustic Guitar On (16) . Tann – Backing Vocals On (16) . Ronnie Garrett – Bass On (16) . Daryl Simmons – Drum Programming, Keyboards On (16) .


Joseph Kahn

Production Produced by Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Carl-So-Lowe, J. Dibbs, Jermaine Dupri, Kay Gee, Vincent Herbert, Rodney Jerkins, Craig King, Darren Lighty, Darryl Simmons .

Video Director(s) : Joseph Kahn asterisques RVM for “If Your Girl Only Knew” . Paul Hunter asterisques RVM for “One in a Million” . Daniel Pearl for “4 Page Letter” . Lance “Un” Rivera for “Hot Like Fire” . Darren Grant for “The One I Gave My Heart To”

Recorded from August 1995 to July 1996 .

Released on March 31, 2009 by Blackground, Atlantic.

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Slant Magazine
The album, One In A Million, sold two million copies and elevated the singer to a new level of diva-stardom. […]

Rolling Stone
The seventeen-year-old could sell a sexy song like a pro, but these songs could have sold themselves — with writing by Missy Elliott and production by a then-unheard-of Timbaland, One in a Million unleashed the futuristic Virginia Beach funk that would soon take over the radio. […]

Los Angeles Times
Aaliyah’s Spirit Sounds Like a ‘Million’ Between the songs, Aaliyah‘s self-assurance and production from a variety of young sources, all of this album’s winning elements are right on the money. […]

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