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Encyclopedia > Wild Orchid (album)
Wild Orchid
Album by Wild Orchid
Released October 29, 1996
Recorded Music Grinder Studios, Hollywood, CA
Genre Pop
Length 49 min 39 sec
Label RCA
Producers Sylvia Bennett-Smith,
Ron Fair,
Stacy Ferguson,
David Frank,
Stefanie Ridel,
Evan Rogers,
Bobby Sandstrom,
Renee Sandstrom,
Carl Sturken,
Junior Vasquez,
Matthew Wilder
Professional reviews
AMG 3/5 NR
Wild Orchid Chronology
Wild Orchid
(1996)
Oxygen
(1998)

Wild Orchid is the self-titled debut album by American pop group Wild Orchid, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music).

Contents

Track listing

  1. "At Night I Pray" (Duran, Bobby Sandstrom, Wild Orchid) - 4:16
  2. "Supernatural" (Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Wild Orchid) - 4:38
  3. "I Won't Play the Fool" (Sylvia Bennett-Smith) - 4:26
  4. "Talk to Me" (Antonina Armato, Junior Vasquez) - 4:48
  5. "The River" (Bennett-Smith) - 4:28
  6. "You Don't Own Me" (Ron Fair, Wild Orchid, Matthew Wilder) - 4:23
  7. "My Tambourine" (Sandstrom, Wild Orchid) - 4:30
  8. "Follow Me" (Bennett-Smith, Wild Orchid) - 4:15
  9. "He's Alright" (Fabian Cook, Fair, Sandstrom, Wild Orchid) - 5:15
  10. "Love Will Wait" (Clif Magness, Wild Orchid) - 4:05
  11. "Life" (Fair, Stefanie Ridel) - 4:35

Personnel

Additional personnel

  • Luis Conte - percussion
  • Fabian Cook - human beatbox
  • Ron Fair - guitar, harmonica, bass vocals, celeste, keyboard, sound effects
  • Eric Fischer - guitar
  • Steve Forman - percussion
  • David Frank - organ, piano, clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • John Goux - guitar
  • Gary Grant - trumpet
  • Jerry Hey - trumpet
  • Dan Higgins - horn
  • Bashiri Johnson - percussion
  • Teddy Kampel - rhythm guitar
  • Abraham Laboriel - bass
  • Lynette Lewis - toaster
  • Pete Lorimer - drums, keyboard, loops
  • Al McKay - guitar
  • Robbie Nevil - guitar
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. - trombone
  • John "J.R." Robinson - drums
  • Bobby Sandstrom - organ
  • Carl Sturken - guitar
  • Carlos Vega - drums
  • Freddie Washington - bass
  • Matthew Wilder - drums, keyboard, loops
  • Larry Williams - saxophone

Production

  • Producers: Sylvia Bennett-Smith, Ron Fair, Stacy Ferguson, David Frank, Stefanie Ridel, Evan Rogers, Bobby Sandstrom, Renee Sandstrom, Carl Sturken, Junior Vasquez, Matthew Wilder
  • Executive producer: Ron Fair
  • Assistant producer: David Frank
  • Engineers: Ron Fair, Eric Fischer, Dennis Mitchell, Michael C. Ross
  • Mixing: Bob Brockman, Peter Doell, Robbes Stieglitz
  • Programming: Marc Hugenberger, Pete Lorimer, Matthew Wilder
  • Drum programming: Bobby Sandstrom, Carl Sturken
  • Keyboard programming: Sylvia Bennett-Smith, David Frank, Joe Moskowitz, Bobby Sandstrom, Carl Sturken
  • Arrangers: Sylvia Bennett-Smith, Ron Fair, David Frank, Pete Lorimer, Joe Moskowitz, Evan Rogers, Bobby Sandstrom, Carl Sturken, Matthew Wilder
  • Horn arrangements: Jerry Hey
  • Rhythm arrangements: Joe Moskowitz
  • Vocal arrangement: Sylvia Bennett-Smith, Ron Fair, Evan Rogers, Bobby Sandstrom, Carl Sturken, Matthew Wilder
  • Photography: Randee Saint Nicholas

Charts

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1997 Heatseekers 4
1997 The Billboard 200 153
1997 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 84


Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1996 "At Night I Pray" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 67
1996 "At Night I Pray" The Billboard Hot 100 63
1996 "At Night I Pray" Top 40 Mainstream 29
1997 "Supernatural" The Billboard Hot 100 70
1997 "Talk to Me" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 85
1997 "Talk to Me" The Billboard Hot 100 48
1997 "Talk to Me" Top 40 Mainstream 31
1997 "Talk to Me" Billboard Maxi Single Sales 10

Awards

1997 Billboard Video Music Award Nomination : Best Dance/Club Clip Of The Year: Talk To Me


1997 Billboard Video Music Award Nomination : Best Dance/Club Clip (New Artist) : Talk To Me


1997 Lady Of Soul Award Nomination : Best R&B/Soul or Rap Album by Group Band Or Duo : Wild Orchid


1997 Lady Of Soul Award Nomination : Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video : Talk To Me


  Results from FactBites:
 
Wild Orchid (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (458 words)
Wild Orchid (1991-2004) was an American band, featuring Stacy Ann Ferguson (later of the Black Eyed Peas), Stefanie Ridel and Renee Ilene Sandstrom (2 of them transplanted from Kids Incorporated).
Wild Orchid began while the girls were in their mid-teens; songwriter Bobby Sandstrom helped them write and record demos.
Wild Orchid spent most of 1996-1997 promoting their debut album, making appearances on the Ricki Lake show, Access Hollywood, MTV, RuPaul show, Hard Copy, VIBE and Soul Train, as well as a guest appearance on the UPN sitcom Goode Behavior.
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