"Green Light" was released as the sixth and final single from the album in the United Kingdom on July 30, 2007. "[206], Controversy also arose over the writing credits on "Irreplaceable". The album was originally planned as a follow-up to Beyoncé's 2003 solo debut Dangerously in Love to be released in 2004; however, it was delayed to accommodate the recording of Destiny's Child's final album Destiny Fulfilled(2004) and the si… However, the project was put on hiatus due to the recording of Destiny's Child's final studio album, Destiny Fulfilled, and her role in the film Dreamgirls. Humans and alligators are not natural bedfellows, and the two should not mix at events such as photo shoots. A definitive ranking of Beyoncé's top 50 songs in honor of her 38th birthday. After leaking onto the Internet in early February 2007,[111] it was serviced to contemporary hit,[112] rhythmic[113] and urban contemporary[114] radio stations in the United States on February 12. 2. [59] To promote B'Day, Beyoncé appeared on various television and award shows from mid-2006 until mid-2007. 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[51] "World Wide Woman" is an uptempo R&B song on which Beyoncé calls herself "a world wide woman", a play on term world wide web. She performed the album's lead single "Déjà Vu" with Jay-Z at the BET Awards 2006 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on June 27, 2006. [65][66] She also performed "Déjà Vu" on The Tyra Banks Show on September 15. [32] The following track "Suga Mama" is a moderate R&B and soul song which displays influences of the 1960s as well as 1970s funk and rock music, also containing limited elements of the 1980s go-go[33][34] and sounds more closely resembling live music than Beyoncé's previous recordings. [86] Beyoncé named the band Suga Mama, after the song of the same title. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, selling over 541,000 copies in its first week of sales and scoring the second-highest debut-week sales for Beyoncé. [216], The website also wrote an article about B'Day Anthology Video Album on April 3, 2017, the tenth anniversary of its release, also calling it Beyoncé's first "visual album" and stating that it "laid the groundwork for Beyoncé to become the pioneering visual artist she is revered to as today. [83] She performed "Get Me Bodied" at the BET Awards 2007 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on June 26, wearing a gold robot gear, which she wittled down to sleek lame gold pants and a matching bra top. Check out B'Day by Beyoncé on Amazon Music. "If" is a ballad on which a female protagonist is disappointed with the way her love interest treats her and thinks that even his best friend treats her better and pays more attention to her. In Canada, B'Day reached number two on the Canadian Albums Chart, staying at that position for two weeks. Exclusively at Walmart, B'Day was packaged with a bonus DVD titled BET Presents Beyoncé (2006), which features BET and performance highlights, and music videos from her solo career. A decade after her first #1 solo smash "Crazy In Love," Beyonce revisited the relationship with now-husband Jay-Z in the intensely erotic "Drunk In Love." B'Day, an Album by Beyoncé. [71], Seven months after the release of the standard edition, an expanded double-disc deluxe edition of the album was released in the United States on April 3, 2007. [145] The following year, B'Day received two nominations – for Record of the Year for "Irreplaceable" and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "Beautiful Liar" (with Shakira), also receiving a nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Motion Pictures, Television or Other Visual Media for her appearance on Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture (2006). 1 But Beyoncé, Fergie Heat Up", "Scandal of the Day: Beyoncé Too Skanky For Her Fans? "Déjà Vu" has 1970s influence,[21] "Green Light" has a classic groove,[22] and "Get Me Bodied" features twang, a musical style that originated from Texas. Meaning my contribution and her contribution made that song what it is. [9] When Beyoncé conceived a potential song, she would tell the group who would deliberate, and after three hours the song would be created. Features Song Lyrics for Beyonce Knowles's B'Day album. It was released to coincide with her twenty-fifth birthday on 4 September 2006. [166] On the Billboard 200 chart dated April 21, 2007, B'Day jumped from number sixty-nine to number six due to the release of its deluxe edition, gaining nine-hundred-and-three percent in sales and becoming the week's "greatest gainer". [69] She performed "Irreplaceable" at the American Music Awards of 2006 on November 21,[70] and, along with "Listen", on Today on December 4. Although they weren't released as singles, "Upgrade U", "Kitty Kat" and "Freakum Dress" appeared on several Billboard charts. [139] Robert Christgau from MSN Music said "on most of [the songs] she's wronged yet still in control because she's got so much money" and felt that Beyoncé "earns her props" if "opulence can signify liberation in this grotesquely materialistic time, as in hip-hop it can". [203] As commented by Tom Breihan of The Village Voice, Beyoncé took advantage of "[people's] sympathy and unleash[ed] a burst of public rage in the form of ['Ring the Alarm']". [58], In collaboration with Sony Urban Music and Music World Entertainment, B'Day was released in the United States through Columbia Records on September 5, 2006 the day after Beyoncé's twenty-fifth birthday. [9] Beyoncé kept the recording of B'Day somewhat quiet, telling only her artists and repertoire executive Max Gousse, and the team of producers they contacted to collaborate for the album. [77] B'Day Anthology Video Album was released simultaneously with the deluxe edition and featured thirteen music videos including the director's cut of the performance version of "Listen" and the extended mix of "Get Me Bodied". The idea of recording songs in a foreign language emanated from her experience when Destiny's Child collaborated with Alejandro Sanz for "Quisiera Ser" (2000). The music video for its lead single "Déjà Vu" caused controversy due to its sexually suggestive content. Beyoncé sounds good on the track, though. [212] Not intended for the album's inclusion, Des'ree's deal also stipulated that the title of the song was not to be altered, and a music video was not to be made. [12] Twenty-five songs were produced for the album; ten of the tracks were selected for the standard edition track listing, and mastered in early July by Brian "Big Bass" Gardner in Los Angeles. [3], B'Day was a subject of various controversies. "Suga Mama", which employs blues-guitar samples[19] from Jake Wade and the Soul Searchers' "Searching for Soul", contains a 1970s funk and 1980s go-go-influenced melody. [63] She performed "Déjà Vu" at the Fashion Rocks on September 8,[64] and, along with "Crazy in Love", "Green Light", "Ring the Alarm" and "Irreplaceable", during an episode of Good Morning America which aired the same day. [31] It was a commercial success, topping the US Billboard Hot 100, spending ten weeks atop,[104][105] as well as topping various other Billboard charts and charts in Australia, Hungary, Ireland and New Zealand. "[27] "Get Me Bodied", the second track on B'Day, is a moderate R&B,[28] and bounce song,[29] which displays influences of dance-pop,[30] dancehall,[27] and funk music,[31] which speaks about a female protagonist going out and dressing up suitably to leave a lasting impression and get what she's looking for. July 3, 2011, B'Day has sold 385,078 copies in the United States 2007. 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