Dirty Bass

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Dirty Bass
Studio album by Far East Movement
Released May 21, 2012
Recorded 2011-12
Genre Hip hop, pop rap, hip house, electropop
Label Cherrytree, Interscope
Producer RedOne, Stereotypes
Far East Movement chronology
Free Wired
(2010)
Dirty Bass
(2012)
Singles from Dirty Bass
  1. "Live My Life"
    Released: February 28, 2012 (2012-02-28)
  2. "Dirty Bass"
    Released: May 10, 2012 (2012-05-10)
  3. "Turn Up the Love"
    Released: June 21, 2012 (2012-06-21)
  4. "Change Your Life"
    Released: November 20, 2012 (2012-11-20)
  5. "Get Up (Rattle)"
    Released: December 11, 2012 (2012-12-11)
  6. "The Illest"
    Released: July 2, 2013 (2013-07-02)
  7. "Bang It To The Curb"
    Released: January 9, 2014 (2014-01-09)

Dirty Bass is the fourth studio album by American hip hop group Far East Movement, released through Cherrytree Records (Universal Music Group) and Interscope Records (Universal Music Group) on June 12, 2012. Despite having two top 40 hit singles, the album received mixed success worldwide.

The songs "Like a G6" and "Rocketeer" from the 2010 album Free Wired are included on some versions.

Singles[edit]

  • "Dirty Bass" was released as the album's second single on May 10, 2012. It features Young Money rapper Tyga. Additional uncredited vocals in the chorus are provided by Wendi Cakes.[1][2]
  • "Turn Up the Love" was released as the album's third single on June 21, 2012 It features Cover Drive. It has so far peaked #8 in New Zealand, #8 in Australia, #12 in the Netherlands, #13 in the UK, and #14 in Ireland.
  • "Change Your Life" was released as the album's fourth single on November 20, 2012. It features Flo Rida. It was included on the re-release of Dirty Bass.
  • "The Illest" was released as the album's sixth single on July 2, 2013. It was released as a digital single, and included on the Down Under Edition of Dirty Bass.

Promotional singles[edit]

  • "Little Bird" was released on October 17, 2012 as the second promotional single from the album
  • "For All" was released on October 25, 2012 as the third promotional single from the album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Dirty Bass" (featuring Tyga and Stereotypes) Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves, Nathan Walker, Jae Choung, James Roh, Kevin Nishimura, Virman Coquia, Michael Stevenson Stereotypes 3:29
2. "Live My Life" (featuring Justin Bieber) RedOne, John Mamann, Jean-Claude Sindress, Yohanne Simon, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker, Bieber RedOne, De Paris, Kuk Harrell (vocal) 3:57
3. "Where the Wild Things Are" (featuring Crystal Kay and Stereotypes) Yip, Reeves, Romulus, R. McCullough, Waker, Choung, Roh, Nishimura, Coquia Stereotypes, Ra Charm (co.) 3:42
4. "Turn Up the Love" (featuring Cover Drive) A. Schuller, Ricky Reed, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Nishimura, M. Baier Axident, Wallpaper. 3:16
5. "Flossy" (featuring My Name Is Kay and Stereotypes) Yip, Reeves, Romulus, McCullough, Walker, Choung, Roh, Nishimura, Coquia Stereotypes, Ra Charm (co.) 3:33
6. "If I Die Tomorrow" (featuring Bill Kaulitz of Tokio Hotel and Stereotypes) Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Yip, Reeves, Romulus, McCullough, M. Hamilton, Walker Stereotypes, Ra Charm (co.) 4:07
7. "Ain't Coming Down" (featuring Sidney Samson and Matthew Koma) Samson, Leeroy Jones, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker Samson, Leroy Styles (co.) 3:34
8. "Candy" (featuring Pitbull and Stereotypes) Yip, Reeves, Romulus, D. Watson, H. Coney, M. Hamilton, Armando Perez, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia Stereotypes 3:58
9. "Fly with U" (featuring Cassie) Dallas Austin, Cory Nitta, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker, Gigi D'Agostino, C. Montagner, P. Sandrini, D. Leoni Austin, Nitta 3:30
10. "Show Me Love" (featuring Alvaro) J. Helderman, O. Popken, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker Alvaro & Orpheo 3:51
11. "Little Bird"   L. Feist, Kierszenbaum, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, J. Beck, D. Salole Kierszenbaum 3:08
12. "Live My Life (Party Rock Remix)" (featuring Justin Bieber and Redfoo) RedOne, Mamann, Sindress, Simon, Hajji, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker, Bieber, Stefan Kendal Gordy, Martin Kierszenbaum RedOne, De Paris, Harrell (vocal) 4:16

Special Edition'[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Dirty Bass" (featuring Tyga and Stereotypes) Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves, Nathan Walker, Jae Choung, James Roh, Kevin Nishimura, Virman Coquia, Michael Stevenson Stereotypes 3:29
2. "Live My Life" (featuring Justin Bieber) RedOne, John Mamann, Jean-Claude Sindress, Yohanne Simon, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Walker, Bieber RedOne, De Paris, Kuk Harrell (vocal) 3:57
3. "Turn Up the Love" (featuring Cover Drive) A. Schuller, Ricky Reed, Roh, Choung, Coquia, Nishimura, M. Baier Axident, Wallpaper. 3:16
4. "Little Bird"   L. Feist, Kierszenbaum, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, J. Beck, D. Salole Kierszenbaum 3:07
5. "Get Up (Rattle)" (Bingo Players feat. Far East Movement) Paul Bäumer, Maarten Hoogstraten, Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, DJ Virman Paul Bäumer, Maarten Hoogstraten 5:01
6. "Change Your Life" (featuring Flo Rida and Sidney Samson) Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney, Andy Morris, Tramar Dillard, Sidney Samson, Nathan Walker, James Roh, Kevin Nishimura, Virman Coquia, Jae Choung, Breyan Isaac, Antonio Mobley Sidney Samson 3:37
7. "Like a G6" (featuring The Cataracs and Dev) Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia, David Singer, Niles Dhar The Cataracs 3:38
8. "Rocketeer" (featuring Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic) Yip, Reeves, Ray Romulus, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Nishimura, Roh, Choung, Coquia Stereotypes, The Smeezingtons 3:31
9. "The Illest" (featuring Riff Raff) Jae Choung, Virman Coquia, Kevin Nishimura, Horst Simco, A. Schuller Wallpaper. 3:39

Chart performance[edit]

Charts (2012) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart 37
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[3] 186
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[4] 186
Canadian Albums Chart[5] 25
German Albums Chart 95
Japanese Albums Chart[6] 16
Swiss Albums Chart[7] 78
US Billboard 200[8] 190

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format Label
United Kingdom May 21, 2012 CD, digital download Cherrytree, Interscope
Japan[6] May 30, 2012 Delicious Deli, UMG
United States June 12, 2012 Cherrytree, Interscope

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