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COOLEYHIGHHARMONY is the debut album by American R&B group Boyz II Men , originally released in the United States
United States
by Motown Records on February 14, 1991.

The album was mainly written by Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
members Nathan Morris
Nathan Morris
, Wanya Morris
Wanya Morris
and Shawn Stockman
Shawn Stockman
and extensively produced by Dallas Austin . The album's name is a tribute to a real high school in Chicago: Cooley Vocational High School .

Cooleyhighharmony
Cooleyhighharmony
debuted at #58 on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
and eventually peaked at #3. The album includes the Billboard Hot 100 Top 5 Singles, " Motownphilly
Motownphilly
" (#3) and "It\'s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday " (#2).

The album was re-released internationally in 1992 (1993 in the US) with remixes and the inclusion of two hit singles: the worldwide smash " End of the Road
End of the Road
" from the Boomerang soundtrack and "In the Still of the Nite (I\'ll Remember) " which was initially recorded for the TV mini-series The Jacksons: An American Dream . The US release also included a Spanish version of "End of the Road".

In 2009, a 2-disc digitally remastered special edition of the album was released, containing remixes as well as two previously unreleased songs.

Cooleyhighharmony
Cooleyhighharmony
has been certified 9× Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of over 9 million units in the US.

CONTENTS

* 1 Track listing

* 1.1 2009 Re-Release

* 2 Charts

* 2.1 End of decade charts * 2.2 Certifications

* 3 Personnel * 4 See also * 5 References

TRACK LISTING

ORIGINAL TRACK LISTING (1991)

NO. TITLE WRITER(S) PRODUCER(S) LENGTH

1. "Please Don\'t Go " Nathan Morris
Nathan Morris
Dallas Austin 4:26

2. "Lonely Heart" Nathan Morris Dallas Austin 3:42

3. "This Is My Heart" Wanya Morris
Wanya Morris
, Shawn Stockman
Shawn Stockman
Dallas Austin 3:23

4. " Uhh Ahh " Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Michael Bivins
Michael Bivins
Dallas Austin 3:51

5. "It\'s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday " Freddie Perren , Christine Yarian Dallas Austin 2:51

6. " Motownphilly
Motownphilly
" Dallas Austin, Michael Bivins, Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman Dallas Austin 3:55

7. "Under Pressure" Dallas Austin, Nathan Morris Dallas Austin 4:13

8. "Sympin'" Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman, Dallas Austin Dallas Austin 4:23

9. "Little Things" Troy Taylor The Characters (Troy Taylor float:right;padding-left:10px;background-color:#eee;margin-right:2px">TOTAL LENGTH: 40:25

1993 REISSUE (USA)

NO. TITLE WRITER(S) PRODUCER(S) LENGTH

1. "Al Final del Camino" ( End of the Road
End of the Road
- Spanish Version) Babyface , Antonio "L.A." Reid
Antonio "L.A." Reid
, Daryl Simmons K. C. Porter 5:51

2. "Please Don't Go" Nathan Morris Dallas Austin 4:26

3. "Lonely Heart" Nathan Morris Dallas Austin 3:42

4. "This Is My Heart" Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman Dallas Austin 3:23

5. "Uhh Ahh" (Sequel Version) Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Michael Bivins Boyz II Men, Fred Jenkins 4:15

6. "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" Freddie Perren, Christine Yarian Dallas Austin 2:48

7. "In the Still of the Night (I\'ll Remember) " Fred Parris Boyz II Men 2:51

8. "Motownphilly" (Remix - Radio Edit) Dallas Austin, Michael Bivins, Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman Camille Hinds, Steve Jervier, Paul Jervier 3:59

9. "Under Pressure" Dallas Austin, Nathan Morris Dallas Austin 4:13

10. "Sympin'" (Remix - Radio Edit) Dallas Austin, Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman, Michael Bivins, Wanya Morris Rico Anderson 3:59

11. "Little Things" Troy Taylor The Characters 4:01

12. "Your Love" Troy Taylor The Characters 5:50

13. "Motownphilly" (Original Album
Album
Version) Dallas Austin, Michael Bivins, Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman Dallas Austin 3:55

14. "Sympin'" (Original Album
Album
Version) Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman, Dallas Austin Dallas Austin 4:23

15. "Uhh Ahh" (Original Album
Album
Version) Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Michael Bivins Dallas Austin 3:51

16. "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" (Radio Version) Freddie Perren, Christine Yarian Rex Salas, Boyz II Men 3:06

17. " End of the Road
End of the Road
" L.A. Reid, Babyface, Daryl Simmons L.A. Reid, Babyface, Daryl Simmons, co-producer 5:50

TOTAL LENGTH: 64:23

2009 RE-RELEASE

In 2009, a 2-disc digitally remastered special edition of the album was released by Hip-O Select Records. It contains the 1993 reissued version of the album, plus additional remixes and two previously unreleased tracks.

DISC 1

NO. TITLE {{{EXTRA_COLUMN}}} LENGTH

1. "Please Don't Go"

4:26

2. "Lonely Heart"

3:42

3. "This Is My Heart" Daryl Simmons 3:23

4. "Uhh Ahh" Dallas Austin 3:51

5. "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday"

2:51

6. "Motownphilly"

3:55

7. "Under Pressure"

4:13

8. "Sympin'"

4:23

9. "Little Things"

4:01

10. "Your Love"

5:50

11. "End of the Road"

5:50

12. "In the Still of the Night (I'll Remember)"

2:51

13. "Uhh Ahh" (Sequel Version)

4:15

14. "Motownphilly" (Remix - Radio Edit)

3:59

15. "Sympin'" (Remix - Radio Edit)

3:59

16. "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" (Radio Version)

3:06

17. "Al Final del Camino" ( End of the Road
End of the Road
- Spanish Version)

5:51

DISC 2

NO. TITLE LENGTH

1. "Just A Cover" (Previously Unreleased) 5:24

2. "Can't Be Liked" (Previously Unreleased) 5:50

3. "Motownphilly" (12" Version) 5:39

4. "Motownphilly" (12" Dub) 4:09

5. "Motownphilly" (Quiet Storm Mix) 4:06

6. "Under Pressure" (Groovy Remix - Previously Unreleased in the U.S.) 6:23

7. "Under Pressure" (Extended Remix - Previously Unreleased in the U.S.) 6:32

8. "Sympin'" (Remix) 5:00

9. "Sympin'" (Remix - Radio Edit Without Rap) 4:17

10. "Uhh Ahh" (Remix) 4:50

11. "Uhh Ahh" (Sequel Version - with French girl) 4:50

12. "Uhh Ahh" (Sequel Version - Acappella) 4:50

13. "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" (Gospel Version with Dedication) 4:15

CHARTS

CHART (1991) Peak Position

Australian Albums ( ARIA
ARIA
) 4

Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria Top 40 ) 39

Canadian Albums (RPM ) 11

Dutch Albums ( MegaCharts ) 16

European Albums Chart 30

French Albums (SNEP ) 20

German Albums (Media Control Charts ) 38

Japanese Albums (Oricon ) 91

New Zealand Albums (RIANZ ) 4

Swedish Albums ( Sverigetopplistan ) 35

UK Albums (OCC ) 7

US Billboard 200
Billboard 200
3

US Top R WHITE-SPACE:NOWRAP;"> AND CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR: Jheryl Busby

RECORDING AND MISCELLANEOUS ENGINEERS:

* Dave Way * Dennis Mitchell * Darin Prindle * Chris Trevett * Steve Schwartzberg * Jim "Jiff" Hinger * Mark Partis

PRODUCED BY: Dallas Austin MIXING LOCATIONS:

* Soundworks Studio, New York, NY * Soundtract Studio, New York, NY * Doppler Studios
Doppler Studios
, Atlanta, GA

MASTERING: Chris Bellman MASTERING LOCATION: Bernie Grundman Mastering CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Michael Bivins
Michael Bivins
ART DIRECTOR: Stephen Meltzer DESIGN: Kaie Wellman ASSISTANT DESIGNER: Elizabeth Matbeny A&R DIRECTOR: Vida Sparks ASSISTANT: Darrale Jones ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Dianne Johnson PHOTOGRAPHY: Butch Belaire HAIR AND MAKE-UP: Helene Andersson STYLIST: Agnes Baddoo

SEE ALSO

* List of number-one R">

* ^ Henderson, Alex. "New Jack Swing". Archived from the original on March 7, 2012. Retrieved 2016-07-26. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link ). AllMusic . Rovi
Rovi
. * ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r2551 * ^ Christgau, Robert . "CG: Boyz II Men". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2012-06-30. * ^ Linden, Amy (1991-07-26). " Cooleyhighharmony
Cooleyhighharmony
Review". Entertainment Weekly . Retrieved 2012-06-30. * ^ Draper, Jason (July 2009). " Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Cooleyhighharmony". Record Collector . No. 364. Retrieved July 28, 2016. * ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album
Album
Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 100. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8 . * ^ "Producer Dallas Austin talks about Boyz II Men\'s debut album, \'Cooleyhighharmony\'". Wax Poetics. Retrieved 2016-03-09. * ^ http://www.discogs.com/Boyz-II-Men-Cooleyhighharmony/release/2702908 * ^ https://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?artist=%22Cooleyhighharmony%22 * ^ http://swisscharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Boyz+II+Men&titel=Cooleyhighharmony&cat=a * ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=KRAEAAAAMBAJ&lr=&rview=1%7Ctitle=Hits of the World - Eurochartwork=Billboard publisher=Nielsen Business Media, Inc. date=5 December 1992accessdate=25 July 2012 * ^ InfoDisc : Tout les Titres par Artiste Archived July 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine . * ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/154394/ranking/cd_album/ * ^ " Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
Artist Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved June 17, 2017. * ^ " Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Chart history" Billboard 200
Billboard 200
for Boyz II Men. Retrieved June 17, 2017. * ^ " Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Boyz II Men. Retrieved June 17, 2017. * ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: albums chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000 * ^ Geoff Mayfield (December 25, 1999). 1999 The Year in Music Totally \'90s: Diary of a Decade - The listing of Top Pop Albums of the \'90s & Hot 100 Singles of the \'90s. Billboard . Retrieved October 15, 2010. * ^ " ARIA
ARIA
Charts – Accreditations – 1994 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association . * ^ "Canadian album certifications – Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Cooleyhighharmony". Music Canada . Retrieved 25 July 2012. * ^ "Japanese album certifications – Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Cooleyhighharmony" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan . Retrieved July 15, 2012. Select 1994年月 on the drop-down menu * ^ THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION. * ^ "British album certifications – Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Cooleyhighharmony". British Phonographic Industry . Retrieved 25 July 2012. Enter Cooleyhighharmony
Cooleyhighharmony
in the search field and then press Enter. * ^ "American album certifications – Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men
– Cooleyhighharmony". Recording Industry Association of America . Retrieved July 15, 2012. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

* v * t * e

Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men

* NATHAN MORRIS * SHAWN STOCKMAN * WANYA MORRIS

* Marc Nelson * Michael McCary
Michael McCary

STUDIO ALBUMS

* Cooleyhighharmony * II * Evolution * Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya * Full Circle * Throwback, Vol. 1 * The Remedy * Motown: Hitsville USA * Love * Twenty * Collide

COMPILATION ALBUMS

* Christmas Interpretations
Christmas Interpretations
* The Remix Collection * The Ballad Collection * Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection * Winter/Reflections * Covered: Winter * The Millennium Collection: The Best of Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men

SINGLES

* " Motownphilly
Motownphilly
" * "It\'s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday " * " Uhh Ahh " * "Please Don\'t Go " * " End of the Road
End of the Road
" * "In the Still of the Nite (I\'ll Remember) " * "Let It Snow " * "I\'ll Make Love to You " * " On Bended Knee " * "Thank You " * " Water Runs Dry
Water Runs Dry
" * " One Sweet Day
One Sweet Day
" * "Brokenhearted " * " Hey Lover " * " 4 Seasons of Loneliness " * " A Song for Mama " * "Doin\' Just Fine " * "