A Beautiful World

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A Beautiful World
Studio album by Robin Thicke
Released October 15, 2002
April 15, 2003 (reissue)
Recorded 2001–02
Blue Jay Studios
Westlake Audio
Record Plant Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Length 55:06
Label NuAmerica, Interscope
Producer Robin Thicke, Pro Jay
Robin Thicke chronology
A Beautiful World
(2003)
The Evolution of Robin Thicke
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[2]

A Beautiful World is a 2003 re-release of producer, singer and songwriter Robin Thicke's 2002 debut album Cherry Blue Skies. The reissue features the extra tracks "A Beautiful World" and "She's Gangsta". The woman featured on the cover of the album is Paula Patton, which was Thicke's then-girlfriend and his future wife.

Chart performance[edit]

The album managed to reach at number 152 on the US Billboard 200 chart, while it peaked at number 4 on the Billboard's Top Heatseekers album chart. As of April 2007, the album has sold 63,000 copies in the United States.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Oh Shooter"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Bobby Keyes, Robert Daniels 4:36
2. "A Beautiful World"   Thicke, Sean Hurley 4:43
3. "Suga Mama"   Thicke 4:33
4. "Flowers in Bloom"   Thicke, Gass, Hurley, Daniels 3:46
5. "When I Get You Alone"   Thicke, Walter Murphy 3:37
6. "The Stupid Things"   Thicke 3:46
7. "I'm a Be Alright"   Thicke, Keyes, Erica Dymakkus 3:15
8. "Brand New Jones"   Thicke, Keyes 4:31
9. "Vengas Conmigo"   Thicke, Gass, Keyes 4:02
10. "Make a Baby"   Thicke, Hurley 2:37
11. "Flex"   Thicke, Gass, Keyes 3:30
12. "She's Gangsta"   Thicke, Gass, Keyes 3:51
13. "Lazy Bones"   Thicke 3:47
14. "Cherry Blue Skies"   Thicke, Gass, Keyes 4:22

Singles[edit]

  1. When I Get You Alone
  2. Brand New Jones

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes[6] and Allmusic.[7]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Providers Peak
position
Certification
US Billboard 200 Billboard 152 N/A
US Top Heatseekers (Billboard) 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, Mackenzie. "Beautiful World – Robin Thicke". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved September 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (March 23, 2004). "Consumer Guide Album – Thicke: A Beautiful World". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved September 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ Fennessey, Sean (April 2007). "Natural Selection". Vibe magazine, p. 98.
  4. ^ Robin Thicke - A Beautiful World. NuAmerica/Interscope Records. 0694933752
  5. ^ Thicke, Robin. "A Beautiful World". discogs.com. Interscope Records. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  6. ^ Robin Thicke - A Beautiful World. NuAmerica/Interscope Records. 0694933752
  7. ^ Thicke, Robin. "A Beautiful World". allmusic.com. Interscope Records. Retrieved 2014-06-12.