Supernova (Lisa Lopes album)

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Supernova
Studio album by Lisa Lopes
ReleasedAugust 14, 2001 (2001-08-14)
(see release history)
RecordedNovember 11, 2000 — April 8, 2001
GenreHip hop
LabelArista
ProducerLisa Lopes, Antonio "LA" Reid, & Mark Pitts
Lisa Lopes chronology
Supernova
(2001)
N.I.N.A
(2002; cancelled)
Singles from Supernova
  1. "The Block Party"
    Released: July 8, 2001
 
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Supernova
Studio album by Lisa Lopes
ReleasedAugust 14, 2001 (2001-08-14)
(see release history)
RecordedNovember 11, 2000 — April 8, 2001
GenreHip hop
LabelArista
ProducerLisa Lopes, Antonio "LA" Reid, & Mark Pitts
Lisa Lopes chronology
Supernova
(2001)
N.I.N.A
(2002; cancelled)
Singles from Supernova
  1. "The Block Party"
    Released: July 8, 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]
MTV Asia8/10 stars[2]
Slant3.5/5 stars[3]

Supernova is the only studio album by Lisa Lopes of TLC.

Album information[edit]

The album was not released in the United States, although it was released in other countries. The first single, "The Block Party", was sent to radio in the summer of 2001, becoming a top 20 hit in the U.K., but it did not perform well in the U.S. singles chart. The second single would have been "Hot!", as was made clear at the end of her music video. However, when the album release was canceled in the United States, all further singles were canceled. Though the album was canceled by Arista, Lopes tried selling the album on her website Eyenetics, but to no success. Since the album was not released, Lopes had already started to work on new material before her death in 2002.

The intended release date for the album was August 16, 2001—the day of her father's birthday, As well as her grandfather's death. This is alluded to in the lyrics of the song "A New Star Is Born". The release date of the album was ultimately pushed back several times.

The album was re-released in a remixed form in 2009 as Eye Legacy.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Life Is Like a Park" (featuring Carl Thomas)4:03
2."Hot!"  4:12
3."The Block Party"  4:04
4."Let Me Live"  3:53
5."Jenny" (featuring Jazze Pha)6:07
6."I Believe in Me"  4:17
7."Rags to Riches" (featuring Andre Rison)4:32
8."True Confessions" (featuring Angela Hunte)3:53
9."Untouchable" (featuring 2Pac)5:34
10."Head to the Sky" (featuring Blaque)4:14
11."The Universal Quest" (featuring Esthero)5:51
12."A New Star Is Born" (featuring Tangi Forman)4:39
13."Breathe" (featuring Tangi Forman;)4:25
Japanese bonus track
No.TitleLength
13."Friends" (featuring Cassandra Lucas)4:45

B-sides[edit]

Release history[edit]

RegionDate
United KingdomAugust 14, 2001
AustraliaNovember 12, 2001
ChinaMarch 12, 2002
JapanJanuary 28, 2003

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