A Beautiful World

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A Beautiful World
Studio album by Robin Thicke
Released October 15, 2002
April 15, 2003 (reissue)
Recorded 2001-2002
Blue Jay Studios
Westlake Audio
Record Plant Studios
Los Angeles, California
Length 55:06
Label NuAmerica, Interscope
Producer Robin Thicke, Pro J
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, 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, Thicke's then-girlfriend and future wife.

Chart performance/sales[edit]

The album managed to reach number 152 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, while it peaked at number four on 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"   Robin Thicke, Sean Hurley 4:43
3. "Suga Mama"   Robin Thicke 4:33
4. "Flowers in Bloom"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Sean Hurley, Robert Daniels 3:46
5. "When I Get You Alone"   Robin Thicke, Walter Murphy 3:37
6. "The Stupid Things"   Robin Thicke 3:46
7. "I'm A Be Alright"   Robin Thicke, Bobby Keyes, Erica Dymakkus 3:15
8. "Brand New Jones"   Robin Thicke, Bobby Keyes 4:31
9. "Vengas Conmigo"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Bobby Keyes 4:02
10. "Make a Baby"   Robin Thicke, Sean Hurley 2:37
11. "Flex"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Bobby Keyes 3:30
12. "She's Gangsta"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Bobby Keyes 3:51
13. "Lazy Bones"   Robin Thicke 3:47
14. "Cherry Blue Skies"   Robin Thicke, James Gass, Bobby 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
U.S. Billboard 200 Billboard 152 N/A
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 4 N/A

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.