Monica ‎– The Boy Is Mine

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Arista ‎– BVCA-21021, BMG ‎– 74321-65495-2
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CD, Album, 2nd. Edition
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1 Street Symphony
Arranged By [Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Arranged By] – Eddie HorstBacking Vocals [Background Vocals By] – Debra Killings, MonicaEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, Claudine Pontier, Ty Hudson, Vernon J. Mungo*Mixed By – Leslie BrathwaiteOrchestra – Atlanta Symphony OrchestraProducer, Arranged By – Dallas AustinRecorded By – A. Baars, Carlton Lynn, G. Crawford, Leslie Brathwaite, Rico Lumpkins*Sound Designer [Midi & Sound Design] – Rick SheppardWritten-By – D. Austin*
5:34
2 The Boy Is Mine
Arranged By [The Darkchild Orchestra Strings Arranged B], Written-By [The Darkchild Orchestra Strings Written By] – Rodney JerkinsArranged By [The Darkchild Orchestra Strings Arranged By], Written-By [The Darkchild Orchestra Strings Written By] – Larry GoldBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Brandy (2), MonicaEngineer [Monica's Vocal Recorded By - Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, Greg Thompson, Victor McCoyGuitar – Isaac PhillipsMixed By – Dexter Simmons, Rodney JerkinsMusic By [All Music By] – Rodney JerkinsProducer – Brandy (2), Dallas Austin, Rodney JerkinsProducer [Monica's Vocal Production By], Arranged By [Monica's Vocal Arrangement By] – Dallas AustinProducer [Vocal Production By], Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement By] – LaShawn Daniels, Rodney JerkinsRecorded By – Ben Garrison, Dexter SimmonsRecorded By [Monica's Vocal Recorded By] – Leslie BrathwaiteRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Chris TergesenStrings – The Darkchild OrchestraVocals [Duet With] – Brandy (2)Written-By – Brandy (2), F. Jerkins III*, J. Tejada*, L. Daniels*, R. Jerkins*
4:50
3 Ring Da Bell
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Debra Killings, MonicaEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, Vernon J. Mungo*Mixed By – Leslie BrathwaiteProducer, Arranged By – Dallas AustinRecorded By – Leslie BrathwaiteSound Designer [Midi & Sound Designer] – Rick SheppardWritten-By – D. Austin*
4:35
4 The First Night
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – MonicaMixed By – Jermaine Dupri, Phil TanProducer – Jermaine DupriRecorded By – Brian FryeWritten-By – J. Dupri*, T. Savage*Written-By ["Love Hangover" Excerpt Written By] – M. McLeod*, P. Sawyer*
3:55
5 Misty Blue
Co-producer, Bass, Piano – Colin WolfeDrums – Tom KnightEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, John Horesco IV, Mike WilsonGuitar – Tomi MartinProducer, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Dallas AustinRecorded By – Carlton Lynn, Leslie Brathwaite, Rico Lumpkins*Sound Designer [Midi & Sound Design] – Rick SheppardWritten-By – Bob Montgomery
4:21
6 Angel Of Mine
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – MonicaGuitar – Tomi MartinMixed By – Dexter Simmons, Rodney JerkinsProducer, Music By [All Music By] – Rodney JerkinsRecorded By – Rico Lumpkins*Written-By – R. Lawrence*, T. Potts*
4:10
7 Gone Be Fine
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Debra KillingsEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, Vernon J. Mungo*Featuring – OutKastProducer, Arranged By – Dallas AustinRecorded By, Mixed By – Leslie BrathwaiteScratches [Scratching] – Sol MessiahWritten-By – D. Austin*Written-By ["Run's House" Excerpts Written By] – D. McDaniels*, D. Reeves*, J. Mizell*, J. Simmons*Written-By ["Where My Mind Is At" Excerpts Written By] – J. Cole*, R. Smith*
4:17
8 Inside
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – MonicaDrum Programming – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Michael ThompsonMixed By – Mick GuzauskiMixed By [Mix Assistant] – Tom BernerProducer, Arranged By, Keyboards – David FosterRecorded By, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Felipe ElguetaWritten-By – Diane Warren
4:12
9 Take Him Back
Arranged By – Dallas AustinBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Debra KillingsBass – Colin WolfeEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton LynnProducer – Dallas Austin, Leslie BrathwaiteRecorded By, Mixed By – Leslie BrathwaiteSound Designer [Midi & Sound Design] – Rick SheppardWritten-By – Dallas AustinWritten-By ["Shape Of My Heart" Excerpts Written By] – Sting
4:25
10 Right Here Waiting
Arranged By [Strings Arranged By] – David Foster, William RossArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – MonicaBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – 112, MonicaFeaturing – 112Guitar – Michael ThompsonProducer, Keyboards – David FosterProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Glen WoodwardRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Humberto GaticaRemix, Producer [With Additional Production By] – Tony MaseratiWritten-By – B. Gaitsch*, R. Marx*
4:30
11 'Cross The Room
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Debra Killings, MonicaBass – Colin WolfeEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Carlton Lynn, Claudine Pontier, Ty Hudson, Vernon J. Mungo*Mixed By – Leslie BrathwaiteProducer, Arranged By – Dallas AustinRecorded By – Carlton Lynn, Leslie BrathwaiteSound Designer [Midi & Sound Design] – Carlton LynnWritten-By – D. Austin*, D. Killings*Written-By ["I Like Girls" Excerpts Written By] – B. Curtis*
3:52
12 I Keep It To Myself
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Chelle Davis, Darcy Aldridge, Monica, Pamela MajorBass – Ronnie GarrettCoordinator [Production Coordiantor] – Ivy SkoffDrum Programming [Drum Rebeat] – P Sound ProductionsEngineer [Assistant Engineer] – Kevin LivelyGuitar – Sonny LallerstedtMixed By – Leslie BrathwaitePercussion – Scott MeederPiano – Dean GantProducer, Keyboards, Drum Programming – Daryl SimmonsRecorded By – Thom "TK" Kidd*Written-By – D. Sembello*, M. Sharron*
4:25
13 For You I Will
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jeff Pescetto, Sue Ann CarwellGuitar – Michael ThompsonMixed By – Mick GuzauskiProducer, Arranged By, Keyboards – David FosterProgrammed By [Synclavier Programming By] – Simon FranglenRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Recording Assistant] – Tim LaubeWritten-By – D. Warren*
4:57
14 The First Night (So So Def Mix)
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – MonicaMixed By – Jermaine Dupri, Phil TanProducer – Jermaine DupriRecorded By – Brian FryeRemix [Uncredited] – Carl So-Lowe, Jermaine DupriWritten-By – J. Dupri*, T. Savage*Written-By ["Love Hangover" Excerpts Written By] – M. McLeod*, P. Sawyer*
4:10
15 The First Night (Razor N. Mix)
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – MonicaMixed By – Jermaine Dupri, Phil TanProducer – Jermaine DupriRecorded By – Brian FryeRemix – Razor N.*Written-By – J. Durpi*, T. Savage*Written-By ["Love Hangover" Excerpts Written By] – M. McLoud*, P. Sawyer*
8:51

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Track 1 published by Darp Music / EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP). Produced and arranged for Darp, Inc. Recorded at Riversound Studios, D.A.R.P. Studios and Crawford Post Studios. Mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios. Debra Killings appears courtesy of Rowdy Records.

Track 2 published by EMI-Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI) / Ensign Music Publishing / Bran-Bran Music (BMI) / EMI-Blackwood Music Inc. (SESAC) / Henchi Music / EMI (ASCAP). Produced for DarkChild Entertainment Inc., for Darp, Inc. and for Brand Nu, Inc. Recorded at The Hit Factory and Record One. Mixed for KBC Management and for DarkChild Entertainment Inc. at Larrabee North Studios. Strings recorded at The Hit Factory. Monica's vocal production and arrangement for Darp, Inc. Recorded at D.A.R.P. Studios. ℗ 1998 Atlantic Recording Corporation. Brandy appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation.

Track 3 published by Darp Music / EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP). Produced and arranged for Darp, Inc. Recorded at Riversound Studios and D.A.R.P. Studios. Mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios. Debra Killings appears courtesy of Rowdy Records.

Track 4 published by So So Def, adm. by EMI-April Music, Inc. / Marshai Music, adm. by EMI-April Music, Inc. / Jobete Music Co. Inc. (ASCAP). Produced for So So Def Productions. Recorded at Krosswire Studios. Mixed for Annunaki Entertainment at Silent Sound Studios. Contains an excerpt of "Love Hangover", published by Jobete Music Co. Inc. (ASCAP). Contains samples from "Love Hangover, performed by Diana Ross, used courtesy of Motown Records Company, L.L.P., under license from PolyMedia Special Markets, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc.

Track 5 published by Songs of DreamWorks / Talmont Music, adm. by Cherry River Music Co. (BMI). Produced for Darp, Inc. Co-produced for Darp, Inc. Recorded at Riversound Studios and D.A.R.P. Studios. Mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios.

Track 6 published by WB Music Corp. / Motown Tunes / Travon Music adm. by PolyGram International Publishing Inc. (ASCAP). Produced for DarkChild Entertainment Inc. Recorded at D.A.R.P. Studios. Mixed at Quad Studios.

Track 7 published by Darp Music / EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP). Produced and arranged for Darp, Inc. Recorded and mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios. Contains excerpts from "Run's House", published by Protoons, Inc. (ASCAP). Contains samples from "[url]https://www.discogs.com/Run-DMC-Runs-House-Beats-To-The-Rhyme/master/145765]Run's House[/url]", performed by Run-DMC, courtesy of Profile Records, Inc. and Protoons, Inc. Contains excerpts from "Where My Mind Is At", published by Buddha Palm Music (PRS). Contains samples from "Where My Mind Is At", performed by DJ SKitz, courtesy of Ronin Records. OutKast appear courtesy of LaFace Records. Debra Killings appears courtesy of Rowdy Records.

Track 8 published by Realsongs (ASCAP). Produced and arranged for Chartmaker, Inc. Recorded at Chartmaker Studios and The Record Plant. Mixed at Barking Doctor.

Track 9 published by Darp Music / EMI-April Music, Inc. (ASCAP) / Magnetic Publishing Ltd., adm. by EMI-Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI). Produced for Darp, Inc. Recorded and mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios. Contains excerpts from "Shape Of My Heart", published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd., adm. by EMI-Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI). Contains a sample from "Shape Of My Heart", performed by Sting, courtesy of A&M Records, under license from PolyMedia Special Markets, a division of PolyGram Group Distribution Inc. Debra Killings appears courtesy of Rowdy Records.

Track 10 published by Chi-Boy Music (ASCAP). Produced for Chartmaker Inc. Recorded at Chartmaker Studios and Oceanway Recording Studios. Strings recorded at Oceanway Recording Studios. 112 appear courtesy of Bad Boy Records.

Track 11 published by Darp Music / EMI-April Music, Inc. / Beane Tribe Publishing (ASCAP) / Taking Care Of Business Music (BMI). Produced and arranged for Darp, Inc. Recorded at D.A.R.P. Studios. Mixed at D.A.R.P. Studios. Contains excerpts of "I Like Girls", published by Taking Care Of Business Music (BMI). Contains a sample from "I Like Girls" performed by The Fatback Band, from "21 Karat Fatback (The Best Of)" (CDSEWD 101), courtesy of Ace Records. Debra Killings appears courtesy of Rowdy Records.

Track 12 published by Mining Gold Music / Songs Of DreamWorks, adm. by Cherry River Music Co. (BMI) / No Pain, No Gain Music / DreamWorks Songs, adm. by Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc. (ASCAP). Produced for Silent Partner Productions, Inc. Recorded at Silent Sound Studios. Mixed at Silent Sound Studios.

Track 13 published by Realsongs (ASCAP). Produced and arranged for Chartmaker Inc. Recorded at Chartmaker Studios and The Record Plant. Mixed at Barking Doctor.

Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.

℗ 1999 Arista Records, Inc. Manufactured by BMG Japan, Inc. a unit of BMG Entertainment. From master recordings owned or controlled by Arista Records, Inc. [booklet and inlay].
℗&© 1999 Arista Records, Inc. [disc].

The release comes with two booklets; the first being a replica of the North American liner notes (save for the Japanese copyright notes) and the second being a smaller booklet mostly in Japanese (except for the lyrics which appear in both Japanese and English) and the writing credits (which are in English only). There are no credits other than writing credits listed for tracks 14 and 15, all credits for these tracks have been taken from the first booklet, except for the remix credits. The subtitle '2nd. Edition' appears on the second booklet only.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4988017084359
  • ASIN: B00000IPLD
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Matrix / Runout: BVCA-51051-IT V
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L536
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 4011

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ARCD 9011 Monica The Boy Is Mine(CD, Album, Club) Arista ARCD 9011 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
07822-19011-2 Monica The Boy Is Mine(CD, Album) Arista 07822-19011-2 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
07822-19011-1 Monica The Boy Is Mine(2xLP, Album, Pic) Arista 07822-19011-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
BMGAD 2179, 07822 19011 2 Monica The Boy Is Mine(CD, Album) BMG (Han Kook) Music Co., Ltd., Arista BMGAD 2179, 07822 19011 2 South Korea 1998 Sell This Version
BVCA-21005 Monica The Boy Is Mine (2nd Edition)(CD, Album) Arista BVCA-21005 Japan 1998 Sell This Version

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