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Usher Remakes ‘You Make Me Wanna’ Single Cover

Diego Castaneda

Diego Castaneda

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Usher remade the cover of his hit single "You Make Me Wanna" amid the release of the album's 25th anniversary special vinyl edition. The single's visuals may have been forgotten for a while, but the youthful Usher looks almost unchanged.

A replay posted to Instagram on Tuesday (September 20) captured him reading in the same green ensemble he wore in the '90s. This remake was also followed by the making of the cover for his 1997 album, My Way, which was released last week.

“LaFace Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment (SME), celebrate the 25th anniversary of global superstar Usher's iconic album My Way – the R&B masterpiece that rocketed to star-studded spotlight – with an expanded edition of the original album, a new version of the album. three tracks from the album, mini-documentaries and more on September 16, 2022," says the Legacy Recordings release.

“You Make Me Wanna” is one of three tracks reimagined on vinyl that was released on September 16. All three were remade by Ryan James Carr, the producer and drummer who went viral after collaborating with Usher at the NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

My Way was originally released in 1997 as Usher's second studio album when the singer was just 18 years old. The album's single "You Make Me Wanna" stayed on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for 47 weeks, peaking at No. 2. Album itself depends No. 11 on US Billboard's Top 200 Albums of the Year.

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Usher membuat ulang sampul single hitnya "You Make Me Wanna" di tengah perilisan edisi vinyl khusus ulang tahun ke-25 album tersebut. Visual single ini mungkin sempat terlupakan, tetapi Usher yang awet muda terlihat hampir tidak berubah.

Pengulangan yang diposting ke Instagram pada hari Selasa (20 September) menangkap dia sedang merenung dalam ansambel hijau neon yang sama dengan yang dia pakai di tahun 90-an. Pembuatan ulang ini pun juga diikuti oleh pembuatan ulang sampul album 1997-nya yang berjudul My Way yang dirilis minggu lalu.

“LaFace Records dan Legacy Recordings, divisi katalog Sony Music Entertainment (SME), merayakan ulang tahun ke 25 album ikonik superstar global Usher, My Way – mahakarya R&B yang meroketnya menjadi sorotan bertabur bintang – dengan edisi yang diperluas dari album asli, versi baru dari tiga lagu dari album, dokumenter mini dan banyak lagi pada 16 September 2022,” kata rilis Legacy Recordings.

“You Make Me Wanna” adalah salah satu dari tiga lagu yang dikonsep ulang pada vinyl yang dirilis pada 16 September. Ketiganya dibuat ulang oleh Ryan James Carr, produser dan drummer yang sempat viral usai berkolaborasi dengan Usher di NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

My Way awalnya dirilis pada tahun 1997 sebagai album studio kedua Usher ketika penyanyi itu baru berusia 18 tahun. Single album "You Make Me Wanna" memetakan di Billboard Hot 100 Chart selama 47 minggu, memuncak di No. 2. Album itu sendiri memetakan No. 11 di US Billboard's Top 200 Albums of the Year.