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All Cried Out (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam song)

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Released  1986
Label  Columbia
"All Cried Out" (1986)  "Head to Toe" (1987)
Genre  Pop, R&B
Producer(s)  Full Force
Writer(s)  Curt Bedeau, Gerry Charles, Hugh L Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George, Paul George

"All Cried Out" is a song recorded by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam that appeared on their 1985 album Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force. The song hit number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in October 1986 and also was a major hit on the R&B singles chart, peaking at number three.


The actual artist credit on the record label of the 7-inch vinyl release was listed as Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou.

Allure version

In 1997, American contemporary R&B group Allure covered "All Cried Out" and included it on their eponymous debut studio album. The song features fellow R&B group 112 and was produced by Cory Rooney, Walter Afanasieff and Mariah Carey for Carey's short-lived Crave Records.

Allure's cover version became the group's biggest hit and outperformed the original on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #4 during the week of November 22, 1997. Less than three months after its release, the single was certified gold for shipments exceeding 500,000; it ultimately sold over 800,000. It charted on the Billboard Year-End charts for two years in a row, reaching #43 on the 1997 chart and #84 on the 1998 chart.

Music video

The official music video for the song was directed by Christopher Erskin.

Single track listing

  1. "All Cried Out" (Radio Edit)- 3:38
  2. "All Cried Out" (Radio Mix)- 4:44
  3. "All Cried Out" (Dub Mix)- 7:49
  4. "All Cried Out" (Main Club Pass)- 10:50


All Cried Out (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam song) Wikipedia

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