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A Love Story (album)

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Released  November 12, 2002 (US)
Artist  Vivian Green
Label  Columbia Records
A Love Story (2002)  Vivian (2005)
Release date  12 November 2002
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Recorded  Axis Studio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) The Studio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) The Blue Room (New Jersey) Electric Lady Studios (New York City) The West Stable (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Producer  Vivian Green Anthony Bell Junius Bervine Durrell Bottoms Jamar Jones Fred Kenney Osunlade Eric Tribbett Tye Tribbett
Genres  Soul music, Contemporary R&B
Similar  Vivid, Vivian, All I Have, Beautifully Human: Words an, The Writing's on the Wall

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A Love Story is the debut studio album by American R&B singer Vivian Green, released by Columbia Records on November 12, 2002 in the US. It spawned three singles: the US Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hit "Emotional Rollercoaster"; the Fred Kenney-produced "Fanatic" and the Osunlade-produced "What Is Love?".


The album debuted at #93 on the US Billboard 200 chart in December 2002 and later peaked at #51. It garnered Vivian Green three Lady of Soul awards nominations for Best Solo R&B/Soul Single - "Emotional Rollercoaster", Best Solo R&B/Soul Album of the Year - A Love Story, and Best Solo R&B/Solo or Rap New Artist and BET Awards nomination for Best R&B Female Artist. A Love Story was certified gold by the RIAA on May 6, 2003.

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Chart performance

A Love Story debuted at #93 on the US Billboard 200 album chart in December 2002. The album later peaked at #51 on the same chart and Billboard's Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart at #18 on March 1, 2003 due to consistent sales. The album was certified gold by RIAA on May 6, 2003 and stayed on the Billboard 200 album chart for consecutive 27 weeks. A Love Story has sold over 531,000 copies in the US alone, according to Nielsen Soundscan.


  • The first single from the album, "Emotional Rollercoaster", peaked at #39 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number #13 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The single also went to #1 on the US dance chart. "Emotional Rollercoaster" was a moderate success and became Green's only Top 40 hit ever.
  • The second single, "Fanatic", peaked at #52 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
  • The third single, "What Is Love?", also appeared on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and peaked at #75.
  • Track listing

    1. "Wishful Thinking" (Vivian Green, Junius Bervine)
    2. "24 Hour Blue (Just One of Those Days)" (Green, Bervin)
    3. "Superwoman" (Green, Bervin)
    4. "What Is Love?" (Green, Eric Roberson, Osunlade, Joseph Sample)
    5. "Music" (Green, Thaddeus Tribbett II, Parris Bowens II)
    6. "Emotional Rollercoaster" (Green, Roberson, Osunlade)
    7. "Final Hour" (Green, Jamar Jones)
    8. "No Sittin' By the Phone" (Green, Tribbett, Bowens)
    9. "Affected" (Green, Anthony Bell, Benjamin Kenney, Christopher Shar)
    10. "Fanatic" (Green, Fred Kenney)
    11. "Ain't Nothing But Love" (Green, Bell, Roberson, James Poyser)
    12. "Be Good to You" (Green, Bervin)
    13. "Complete" (Green, Bell, Isaac Hayes)
    14. "Keep on Going" (Green, F. Kenney, Jeff Bradshaw, Bowens, Timothy Day)


  • Davis A. Barnett: Viola
  • Diane Barnett: Violin
  • Lynne Beiler: Cello
  • Anthony Bell: Keyboards, Producer, Engineer, Instrumentation
  • Damen Bennett: Flute
  • Junius Bervine: Keyboards, Vocals (background), Producer, String Arrangements, Instrumentation
  • Durrell Bottoms: Producer, Engineer
  • Jeff Bradshaw: Trombone
  • Alice Butts: Art Direction, Design
  • Thom Cadley: Surround Mix
  • Chauncey Childs: Executive Producer
  • Timothy Day: Guitar, Engineer
  • Omar Edwards: Organ
  • Russell Elevado: Mixing
  • Michael Fossenkemper: Mixing
  • Larry Gold: String Arrangements
  • Vivian Green: Vocals (background), Producer
  • Stephen Groat: Bass
  • Derrick Hodge: Bass
  • Jamar Jones: Piano, Producer
  • Ben Kenney: Guitar
  • Fred Kenney: Programming, Producer
  • Olga Konopelsky: Violin
  • Charlene Kwas: Violin
  • Oliver Gene Lake Jr.: Drums
  • Alexandra Leem: Viola
  • Jennie Lorenzo: Cello
  • Jonathan Maron: Bass
  • Carlos "Storm" Martinez: Engineer
  • George "Spanky" McCurdy: Drums
  • Shinobu Mitsuoka: Mixing Assistant
  • Ryan Moys: Engineer
  • Osunlade: Producer, Instrumentation
  • Pino Palladino: Bass
  • Kevin Patrick: A&R
  • Federico Gonzalez Peña: Keyboards
  • Bill Phelps: Photography
  • Isaac Phillips: Guitar
  • James Poyser: Percussion, Drums, Keyboards
  • Tony Prendatt: Engineer, Mixing
  • Darcy Proper: Surround Mix
  • Eric Roberson: Vocals (background), Engineer
  • "Little" John Roberts: Drums
  • Frank Romano: Guitar
  • Erik Sayles: Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar
  • David Schneider: Oboe
  • Clayton Sears: Guitar
  • Chris Stevens: Trumpet
  • Igor Szwec: Violin
  • Gregory Teperman: Violin
  • Alex Theoret: Mixing Assistant
  • Eric Tribbett: Drums, Producer
  • Thaddeus T. Tribbett: Bass
  • Tye Tribbett: Piano, Keyboards, Producer, Instrumentation
  • Steef Van De Gevel: Mixing Assistant
  • Songs

    1Wishful Thinking4:05
    224 Hour Blue (Just One of Those Days)3:52


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