Album: A Time To Love

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A Time To Love


A Time To Love (Front Cover)

Single details


Released: 12 October, 2005 (pre-release with The Complete Stevie Wonder)

18 October, 2005 (official release)

Length: 77:39
Label(s): Motown Records
Studio(s): Wonderland Studios, Los Angeles, CA, USA

A Time To Love is the 25th studio album by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder; his first in ten years. The album contains So What The Fuss, featuring Prince on guitar (also featuring a reunited En Vogue on background vocals). The album also featured contributions by Kim Burrell, Hubert Laws, Kirk Franklin, India.Arie and Paul McCartney, marking Prince's only appearance on record with each of these musicians (although they appear on separate tracks).

The album produced four singles, So What The Fuss (which preceded the album), Positivity, From The Bottom Of My Heart and Shelter In The Rain. The album reached number 5 on the US Billboard Pop Chart, and number 2 on the Billboard R&B Chart.

The album was also available as part of a $189.99 "digital box-set", The Complete Stevie Wonder, sold exclusively on iTunes, sold the week before the album's official release.

Track listing

Details given for Prince-related tracks only:

CD

  1. If Your Love Cannot Be Moved - featuring Kim Burrell
  2. Sweetest Somebody I Know
  3. Moon Blue
  4. From The Bottom of My Heart
  5. Please Don't Hurt My Baby
  6. How Will I Know - featuring Aisha Morris
  7. My Love Is On Fire
  8. Passionate Raindrops
  9. Tell Your Heart I Love You
  10. True Love
  11. Shelter In The Rain
  12. So What The Fuss (5:04) *
  13. Can't Imagine Love Without You
  14. Positivity - featuring Aisha Morris
  15. A Time To Love - featuring India.Arie


* Written by Stevie Wonder

Personnel

Musicians


Production


Singles released

Sowhatthefuss single.jpg

Charts

Entry Date Chart, Country Peak Position Weeks In Chart
Gallup Top 40 Album Chart, UK 29 Oct. 2005 24 3
Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, USA 5 Nov. 2005 2 22
Billboard 200, USA 5 Nov. 2005 5 18

Releases

Variants, special editions and re-releases

  • The album had a digital pre-release as the 36th "disc" of The Complete Stevie Wonder iTunes exclusive set. Digital "cover art" shown below:

The Complete Stevie Wonder (Digital Cover)

  • A 12" vinyl album sampler (cat. # 12MOW13) was available in Europe, containing the following tracks:
A1. If Your Love Cannot Be Moved - featuring Kim Burrell
A2. Sweetest Somebody I Know
A3. Please Don't Hurt My Baby
A4. Tell Your Heart I Love You
B1. So What The Fuss (5:04) *
B2. Positivity - featuring Aisha Morris
B3. A Time To Love - featuring India.Arie


Album promotion

Time-of-release

  • A Time To Love was publicized heavily in the music world as Stevie Wonder's first studio album in ten years.

Associated tours

  • Information needed.


Awards, nominations, and certifications

  • Information needed.

Quotations and trivia

  • None.


References

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