Aaron's Party (Come Get It)

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Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
Studio album by Aaron Carter
Released September 26, 2000 (2000-09-26)
Recorded 2000
Genre Pop, pop rap, dance-pop
Length 36:46
Label Jive Records
Producer Steve Mac
Aaron Carter chronology
Aaron Carter
(1997)
Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
(2000)
Oh Aaron
(2001)
Singles from Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
  1. "I Want Candy"
    Released: 04/09/2000
  2. "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)"
    Released: 28/10/2000
  3. "That's How I Beat Shaq"
    Released: 01/02/2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C−[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

Aaron's Party (Come Get It) is American pop singer Aaron Carter's second studio album to follow-up to his international debut album. This album was released in the fall of 2000. This album was also certified 3× Platinum by the RIAA for selling over 3 million copies in the United States. The lead single "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)" was featured on the 2000 compilation album Now That's What I Call Music! 5.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Introduction: Come to the Party" (Carter) – 0:21
  2. "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)" (Kierulf/Schwartz/Wienecke) – 3:24 (Interlude: "Candy Call" – 0:38)
  3. "I Want Candy" (Berns/Feldman/Goldstein/Gottehrer) – 3:13 (Interlude: "Big Brother" – 0:27)
  4. "Bounce" (Albert/Barber/Bostelaar/Hawes/Kirtley/Martin/Stuart) – 3:19 (Interlude: "Yes!" – 0:10)
  5. "My Internet Girl" (Curle/Dennis/Nicholas) – 4:00 (Interlude: "I Can See Her Voice" – 0:07)
  6. "That's How I Beat Shaq" (Kierulf/Schwartz) – 3:25 (Interlude: "Let's Go" – 0:01)
  7. "The Clapping Song" (Chase/Kent/McCarthy) – 2:58 (Interlude: "Snappy Burger" – 0:46)
  8. "Iko Iko" (Hawkins/Hawkins/Johnson/Jones/Jones/Jones/Thomas) – 2:41 (Interlude: "Teacher" – 1:05)
  9. "Real Good Time" (Mehyer/Olafsdottir) – 3:14 (Interlude: "Lunch at the Studio" – 0:34)
  10. "Tell Me What You Want" (Dozier) – 3:12 (Interlude: "Stuffed!" – 0:06)
  11. "Girl You Shine" (Carolla/Elofsson/Landin/Larsson) – 3:21 (Interlude: "Big Bad 'Shine-y' Beat Box" – 0:27)
  12. "Life Is a Party" (Goldmark/Hicks/Houston) – 3:25 (Non-U.S. edition only)
  13. "(Have Some) Fun with the Funk" (Lunt) – 3:32 (Bonus track in some regions)
  14. "Hang on Sloopy" (Farrell/Russell) – 3:21 (Bonus track in some regions)

Synopsis[edit]

All of the songs on the album were separated by interludes (except after track 12 for releases with bonus tracks), attached at the end of the previous song (thus the length of the tracks listed above include the length of the interlude). Their lengths spanned from a one-second-long interlude entitled "Let's Go" to a skit over a minute long entitled "Teacher".

In some regions, "(Have Some) Fun with the Funk" (also available on the Pokémon: The First Movie CD) and "Hang on Sloopy" were released as bonus tracks, bringing those releases' total amount of songs to 14. Some releases of the album also minorly differ; instead of "Hang on Sloopy" as a bonus track, the UK edition included "Jump, Jump", which also featured on the test pressing of the album. The U.S. version notably omitted "Life Is a Party" (available on the Rugrats in Paris: The Movie CD).

The Japanese edition (as well has having both bonus tracks and a spoken "Aaron Message") had a completely different album cover; some versions of this cover include it being completely orange apart from a circle showing Aaron's face at what looks like a party. The full version of this cover is the cover for some editions as well.

Promotion and Tour[edit]

The songs, "Girl You Shine, "I Want Candy", "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)", "That's How I Beat Shaq", and "Bounce" were played frequently on Radio Disney whereas the videos of "I Want Candy", "That's How I Beat Shaq", "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)", and "Bounce" received heavy rotation on MTV, VH1 and Disney and Nickelodeon. He also made several appearances on Nickelodeon and opened up concerts for Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys. Late in 2000, the album was certified platinum.

One of his songs, "Iko Iko" was featured in the 2000 movie The Little Vampire. "Girl You Shine" was featured on Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 2 in early 2000. "Bounce" is featured on Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 4. Carter promoted his album by performing "I Want Candy" on Lizzie McGuire on March 13, 2001. That same month, he and fellow teen star Samantha Mumba performed at a concert in Disney MGM Studios that aired on the Disney Channel entitled Aaron Carter and Samantha Mumba In Concert. Carter's part of the concert can be seen on the DVD Aaron's Party: Live in Concert along with the music video of That's How I Beat Shaq along with clips of him at Disney World, his 13th birthday, and Carter recording his then-upcoming album Oh Aaron.

Tour[edit]

Carter embarked on the Aaron's Party Tour in the summer of 2001 with his sister and the A*Teens as the opening act.

Singles[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts (2000) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[4] 54
German Albums Chart[5] 82
Netherlands Albums Chart 76
Swedish Albums Chart 57
US Albums Chart 4

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[6] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[7] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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