Breakfast (Chiddy Bang album)

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Breakfast
Studio album by Chiddy Bang
Released February 21, 2012
Recorded 2011
Genre Alternative hip hop, hipster hop, rap rock, indietronica, hip hop soul
Label Virgin, I.R.S. (U.S.)
Regal (rest of world)
Producer Xaphoon Jones, Yuri Beats, iSHi
Singles from Breakfast
  1. "Mind Your Manners"
    Released: July 19, 2011
  2. "Ray Charles"
    Released: November 14, 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
BLARE 3/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

Breakfast is the debut studio album by American rap duo Chiddy Bang, released in the United States through I.R.S. Records and Virgin Records on February 21, 2012 and outside the U.S. through Regal Recordings on March 5, 2012. The album includes the singles "Mind Your Manners" and "Ray Charles".

Singles[edit]

  • "Mind Your Manners" featuring Swedish DJs and duo Icona Pop was released on July 19, 2011 as the album's lead single. The song did not make it to the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart at number 15, as well as reaching number 19 on the Top Heatseekers.
  • "Ray Charles" was released on November 14, 2011 as the album's second single.
  • "Handclaps & Guitars" was the iTunes Single of the Week for the week of February 21 to February 28, 2012.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200 with 31,000 copies sold in its first week. As of January 2013, the album has sold 75,000 copies.[4][5][6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   1:22
2. "Breakfast"   2:58
3. "Handclaps & Guitars"   2:48
4. "Mind Your Manners" (featuring Icona Pop) 3:17
5. "Ray Charles"   3:43
6. "Does She Love Me?"   3:41
7. "Run It Back" (featuring Shirazi) 4:03
8. "Out 2 Space" (featuring Gordon Voidwell) 3:13
9. "Whatever We Want"   3:04
10. "Interlude"   0:44
11. "Talking to Myself"   4:12
12. "Happening" (featuring V V Brown) 3:16
13. "Baby Roulette"   3:42
14. "4th Quarter"   3:20
15. "Rescue Me" (UK bonus track) (with You Me at Six) 3:17

Samples[edit]

  • The second track, "Breakfast" contains from samples from Alan Parker's "Border Incident"
  • The third track, "Handclaps & Guitars" contains samples from Walk the Moon's "Quesadilla"
  • The fourth track, "Mind Your Manners" contains samples from Icona Pop's "Manners"
  • The sixth track, "Does She Love Me?" contains samples from Liz Janes and Chris Schlarb's "I Don't Believe" and "Heartbroken" by T2
  • The seventh track, "Run It Back" contains samples from Victor Wooten's "More Love"
  • The eighth track, "Out 2 Space" contains vocals from Ellie Goulding
  • The thirteenth track, "Baby Roulette" contains vocals from Patrick Monahan of Train

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States[7] February 21, 2012 Digital download, CD Virgin Records, I.R.S. Records
Worldwide March 5, 2012 Digital download, CD Regal Recordings

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