“Tomorrow (A Better You, a Better Me)” is a song originally recorded by The Brothers Johnson as an instrumental in 1976 on the album Look Out for #1. In 1989, Siedah Garrett wrote lyrics to the song, and it was recorded by Quincy Jones featuring Tevin Campbell on vocals for the album Back on the Block. It was arranged by Jerry Hey. The choir was directed by Siedah Garrett.
The new version of the song spent one week at number one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number seventy-five on the US pop chart in February 1990. It was Campbell’s first number-one R&B single and first single to enter the Billboard Hot 100.
Back on the Block is a 1989 studio album produced by Quincy Jones. The album features legendary musicians and singers from across three generations, including Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, […]
|Ollie E. Brown