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Album’s Singles Review: “8701” by Usher

8701 (album)
Usher finally scored his success with his previous album “My Way”. It was followed up by his album “8701” which had a lot of dancey R&B tunes and slow jams. The album became a top 10 record worldwide including number 4 peak in the US with 4x platinum certifications from RIAA and number 1 UK.

Pop Ya Collar
“Pop Ya Collar” was a single eventually included for “8701”. The R&B track has been a hit in United Kingdom where it reached number 2.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

U Remind Me
“U Remind Me” was the official first single from “8701” by Usher. The R&B song is midtempo and on it music video, Usher shown his great dance skills. It talks about being in a relationship but reminded of his ex. It became a commercial hit song reaching number 1 in the US and top 3 in UK.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10

U Got it Bad
“U Got it Bad” became the second single off “8701”. It is a R&B ballad track where Usher’s girlfriend then Chilli of TLC was the leading lady. It became another number 1 hit for Usher on Billboard Hot 100 and top 5 in United Kingdom.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

U Don’t Have to Call
“U Don’t Have to Call” was the third official single from “8701”. It is a catchy R&B track and Usher had a good dancing on its music video. It reached number 3 in the US.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10

U-Turn
“U Turn” was the official last single from “8701”. It is another R&B song which peaked inside the top 20 in the UK.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

Can You Help Me
“Can You Help Me” is a ballad track which received airplays on radio. In the Philippines, it was played in certain radio stations.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

I Need a Girl (Part One) (by P. Diddy)
“I Need a Girl (Part One)” was a single by P. Diddy which featured Usher and Loon. It was released during the success of “8701”. It was a song about finding a girl to be the future wife. It was a hit reaching top 10 worldwide including number 2 in the US and number 4 in the UK.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia

Video from YouTube / UsherVEVO