Overview articles The five hit singles (all on one promo CD!)
Girl You Know It's True Baby Don't Forget My Number
Girl I'm Gonna Miss You Blame It On The Rain All Or Nothing
The First Album Reaction to the album Lyrics Ad campaign for the album
On tape Rappers? That beat! The boys mouth off Milli Vanilli - live!
The Remix Album (plus a single!) The Second Album
The Rob And Fab Album (plus a single!) Try 'N' B Rob died
This is a promotional CD that was sent to radio to promote the first US single, Girl You Know It's True.
Add To Your Fortune/5 Future #1's from Arista
Arista ASCD-9791,1988Track listing:
- IF EVER A LOVE THERE WAS - Four Tops (Duet with Aretha Franklin)
- I'M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA - The Gap Band
- GIRL YOU KNOW IT'S TRUE - Milli Vanilli
- THIS TIME - Kiara (Duet with Shanice Wilson)
- DON'T TALK DIRTY TO ME - Jermaine Stewart
Front | Insert 1 | Insert 2 | Insert 3 | Back | CD
Oddly enough, the Milli Vanilli track was the only significant pop hit on the CD, and it hit #2, not #1.
The following full-page ads appeared in Billboard to promote the Girl You Know It's True album. The pages didn't fit on my scanner, so I had to break them into top and bottom halves.
Text from a full-page ad from March 18, 1989 Billboard magazine:
Now You Know It's Here!
Girl You Know It's True.
Introducing the eagerly awaited debut album from the most exciting new group of the year. Includes their #1 worldwide smash, "Girl You Know It's True," plus these sure-fire hits: "Blame It On The Rain," "Take It As It Comes," "More Than You'll Ever Know," "It's Your Thing," "Baby Don't Forget My Number," and more great songs.
Initial orders are over 400,000!
Make Way For Milli Vanilli On Arista Chrome Cassettes, Compact Disc, and Records.
Produced by Frank Farian for Far Music Production.
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Text from a full-page ad in April 15, 1989 Billboard magazine:
Milli Vanilli Break From The Start!
The year's most dynamic new duo makes each shot count. "Girl You Know It's True," their debut single became a #1 worldwide Platinum smash, selling over 500,000 cassette singles alone!
The album Girl You Know It's True is exploding at retail with sales over 600,000 in only a few short weeks and this is just the beginning.
Introducing their next hit single, "Baby Don't Forget My Number."
Milli Vanilli. A multi Platinum future is in the pocket. Bank on it!
On Arista chrome cassettes, compact discs and records.
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