SWV

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Female R&B trio featuring Cheryl “Coko” Gamble, Tamara “Taj” Johnson, and Leanne “Lelee” Lyons. The all-female new jack swing trio scored a string of Top Ten R&B hits that established them as one of the most popular urban R&B groups of the 90s and founder members of R&B.
SWV (their name is an acronym for Sisters With Voices) is comprised of three school friends: Coko (born Cheryl Gamble), Taj (born Tamara Johnson), and Lelee (born Leanne Lyons). All three vocalists sang in church as children, which is where they learned how to harmonize. A demo tape the group assembled caught the attention of producer Teddy Riley, a former member of Guy and arguably the father of new jack swing. Prior to SWV, Riley helped establish the careers of Jodeci and Mary J. Blige. Riley's luck didn't wear out with SWV -- he helped the group craft their debut, It's About Time, which went double platinum within its first year of release.
The breakthrough R&B hit for SWV was the smooth 1992 release "Right Here" this was soon to be followed up with "I'm So Into You", establishing the trio as a commercial force early in 1993. Then came two number one R&B singles in a row: "Weak" and "Right Here/Human Nature" - "Right Here" - a remix of their first single, that featured samples of Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was an international success.
The funky joint "Anything," in which the trio feature with Wu-Tang Clan was also SWV's contribution to the Movie Soundtrack "Above the Rim" and became a Top Ten R&B hit in the spring of 1994.
In 1996, SWV returned with the album "New Beginning", which was preceded by the release & number one hit "You're The One". This period saw a shift in style and direction from the group, helping in pioneering the popular R&B Sound of the mid-late 1990s
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Albums

SWV - It's About Time album art SWV It's About Time (Album) RCA Europe 1992 Sell This Version
RJC 66235-2 SWV - Going For The Gold album art SWV Going For The Gold(CD, Promo, Int) RCA RJC 66235-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
SWV - New Beginning album art SWV New Beginning (Album) RCA Europe 1996 Sell This Version
RDJ 66989-4 SWV - Spillin' Flava album art SWV Spillin' Flava(Cass, Promo, Smplr) RCA RDJ 66989-4 US 1996 Sell This Version
SWV - A Special Christmas album art SWV A Special Christmas (Album) RCA US 1997 Sell This Version
SWV - Release Some Tension album art SWV Release Some Tension (Album) RCA US 1997 Sell This Version
SWV - I Missed Us album art SWV I Missed Us (Album) Entertainment One, Mass Appeal Entertainment Japan 2012 Sell This Version
SWV - Still album art SWV Still (Album) Mass Appeal Entertainment, eOne US 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SWV - Right Here album art SWV Right Here (Single, Maxi) RCA US 1992 Sell This Version
SWV - Weak album art SWV Weak (Maxi, Single, EP) RCA Jamaica 1993 Sell This Version
SWV - I'm So Into You album art SWV I'm So Into You (Maxi, Single) RCA US 1992 Sell This Version
SWV - You're Always On My Mind album art SWV You're Always On My Mind (EP, Single, Maxi) RCA US 1993 Sell This Version
SWV - Downtown / Right Here (Human Nature) album art SWV Downtown / Right Here (Human Nature) (EP, Single, Maxi) RCA US 1993 Sell This Version
SWV - The Remixes album art SWV The Remixes (EP) RCA US 1994 Sell This Version
SWV - Anything album art SWV Anything (Single, Maxi) RCA US 1994 Sell This Version
SWV - You're The One album art SWV You're The One (Single, Maxi) RCA, BMG Europe 1996 Sell This Version
SWV - Use Your Heart album art SWV Featuring Rome (3) SWV Featuring Rome (3) - Use Your Heart (Single, Maxi) RCA US 1996 Sell This Version
SWV - It's All About U album art SWV It's All About U (Single) RCA US 1996 Sell This Version
PR 604 SWV - Touch Me Tease Me / You're The One album art Case / SWV Case / SWV - Touch Me Tease Me / You're The One(12") Hip Hop Remixes PR 604 US 1996 Sell This Version
RDAB-64625-1 SWV - On & On album art SWV On & On(12", Promo) RCA RDAB-64625-1 US 1996 Sell This Version
SWV - Hey AZ album art AZ Featuring SWV AZ Featuring SWV - Hey AZ (Single) EMI Europe 1997 Sell This Version
SWV - Can We album art SWV Can We (Maxi, Single) Jive, Jive, Columbia Pictures UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
SWV - Lose My Cool album art SWV Lose My Cool (Maxi, Single) RCA UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
SWV - Someone album art SWV Someone (Single, Maxi) RCA, BMG Europe 1997 Sell This Version
RDAB-64928-1 SWV - Gettin' Funky / Love Like This album art SWV Gettin' Funky / Love Like This(12", Promo) RCA RDAB-64928-1 US 1997 Sell This Version