Wednesday, January 28, 2009

፨ ALL-4-ONE, I Swear|So Much In Love|Someday|Beautiful As U|

All-4-One is a Grammy Award-winning male R&B group best known for their cover hit single "I Swear" from their self-titled 1994 debut album. The group comprises of Tony Borowiak, Jamie Jones, Delious Kennedy, and Alfred Nevarez, all from the Antelope Valley and Mojave, California areas, but are based in the Los Angeles area.

Dubbed the "Dukes of R&B", All-4-One's hit "I Swear" won a Grammy Award in 1995 for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and enjoyed an eleven-week run at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and a seven-week run at #2 in the UK. It has been named by ASCAP as one of the greatest love songs of the 20th Century. It was also nominated for Song Of The Year, as was the single Top 5 smash hit "I Can Love You Like That,". The group was popular before the #1 success of "I Swear", as their previous single "So Much in Love" (originally a #1 US hit for The Tymes in 1963) had reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 earlier in the year. Other hits include She's Got Skillz, These Arms, Beautiful as U, I Will Be Right Here & Someday (the title single from the Disney animated feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame).

In 2001, the follow-up album, A41, was released on AMC Records yielding, "Beautiful As U", a Top 20 hit on the Radio & Records Adult Contemporary chart.

Their 2004 album, Split Personality, was given an Asia-only release, and subsequently gave them Asian hits with "Someone Who Lives in Your Heart & "I Just Wanna Be Your Everything". For much of the 2000s All-4-One has spent their time touring South East Asia, in cities such as Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok and Shanghai. All-4-One has a new deal in place on Peak Records/Concord Music Group and is readying for their summer 2009 release. Early reviews on the record has Program Directors anticipating the return of genuine singing groups with great harmonies to the radio airwaves. [wikipedia]

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