3D (album)

2002 studio album by TLC

3D is the final studio album by American girl group TLC. It was released on November 12, 2002 by Arista Records. This was six months after Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes died. The album debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 chart. 143,000 copies of 3D were sold in the first week of release. It was then certified Platinum by the RIAA for shipping 1,000,000 copies in the United States. The album was given two Grammy Awards nominations.

3D
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 10, 2002 (2002-10-10)
Recorded2001–02
Genre
Length49:32
LabelArista
Producer
TLC chronology
FanMail
(1999)
3D Now and Forever: The Hits
(2003)
Singles from 3D
  1. "Girl Talk"
    Released: August 8, 2002
  2. "Hands Up"
    Released: November 15, 2002
  3. "Damaged"
    Released: July 7, 2003
  4. "Turntable"
    Released: January 16, 2004

Track listingEdit

No. TitleWriter(s)Producers Length
1. "3D (Intro)"  Dallas AustinDallas Austin 2:25
2. "Quickie"  Austin, Lisa Lopes, Tionne WatkinsAustin 4:19
3. "Girl Talk"  Edmund Clement, Kandi Burruss, Lopes, Anita McCloud, WatkinsEddie Hustle 3:35
4. "Turntable"  Rodney Jerkins, Watkins, Fred Jerkins, Daniel Moore, LaShawn Daniels, Tomi MartinRodney Jerkins 3:25
5. "In Your Arms Tonight"  Pharrell WilliamsThe Neptunes 4:25
6. "Over Me"  R. Jerkins, Rozonda Thomas, Kenisha Pratt, Daniel Moore, Tyrell Bing, LopesR. Jerkins 4:17
7. "Hands Up"  Babyface, Daryl SimmonsBabyface, Daryl Simmons 3:49
8. "Damaged"  Austin, WatkinsAustin 3:51
9. "Dirty Dirty"  Missy Elliott, Tim MoselyTimbaland, Missy Elliott 3:40
10. "So So Dumb"  Raphael Saadiq, Watkins, Glenn Standridge, Bobby OzunaSaadiq (co-produced by Jake & The Phatman) 4:06
11. "Good Love"  Clement, BurrussHustle 4:12
12. "Hey Hey Hey Hey"  R. Jerkins, Watkins, BurrussR. Jerkins 4:05
13. "Give It to Me While It's Hot"  Ray Murray, Rico Wade, Pet Brown, Marqueze Ethridge, Mervin Parkman, Stewart Jordan, Lopes, ThomasOrganized Noize Prod. 3:28
Japan bonus track version
No. Title Length
14. "Get Away"   4:15

Release historyEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(71/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]
Blender     [3]
Entertainment.ie     [4]
Entertainment WeeklyB[5]
Slant     [6]
Rolling Stone     [7]
VIBE     [8]
Region Date Label
Japan October 10, 2002 LaFace
United States November 12, 2002

ChartsEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Billboard 200 6
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 4
Canada Top 50 Albums 31
UK Albums Chart 45
New Zealand Top 50 Albums 45
Germany Top 100 Albums 46
Switzerland Top 100 Albums 47
Netherland Top 100 Albums 62

ReferencesEdit

  1. "3D Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-05-31.
  2. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "3D: TLC". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  3. Lynskey, Dorian. "TLC: 3D". Blender Magazine. Archived from the original on 2003-06-21. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  4. Lynch, Andrew. "TLC - 3D". Entertainment.ie. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  5. Browne, David (2002-11-11). "3D (2002): TLC". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  6. Cinquemani, Sal. "TLC: 3D". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  7. Walters, Barry (2002-11-04). "TLC: 3D". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  8. Ehrlich, Dimitri. "TLC - 3D (Arista)". VIBE. Archived from the original on 2006-10-20. Retrieved 2009-11-30.