Gone Already

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"Gone Already"
Single by Faith Evans
from the album Something About Faith
Released August 10, 2010[1]
Recorded 2010
Genre R&B
Length 3:53
Label
  • Prolific Music Group
  • E1
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Carvin & Ivan
Faith Evans singles chronology
"Tru Love"
(2005)
"Gone Already"
(2010)
"Tears of Joy"
(2012)

"Gone Already" is a song by American recording artist Faith Evans. It was written by Evans, Ryan Toby, Corey Williams, Johnathan Smith, Carvin Haggins, and Ivan Barias for her sixth studio album, Something About Faith (2010), with production helmed by Haggins and Barias under their production moniker Carvin & Ivan.

The song was released for digital download on August 10, 2010, serving as the lead single from the album. Evans's first solo release in five years, it managed to peak at number 26 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart but failed to enter the Billboard Hot 100. "Gone Already" was nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the 2011 Grammy Awards.

Critical reception[edit]

Described as a "Toni Braxton-worthy breakup ballad" by Andy Kellman of Allmusic, "Gone Already" has received positive critical reception, being cited as one of the "standouts" on Something About Faith.[2] "Gone Already" was nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in the 2011 Grammy Awards.

Promotion[edit]

Evans performed the song live on The Wendy Williams Show on October 8, 2010[3][4] and on the The Mo'Nique Show on November 12, 2010.[5]

Music video[edit]

The music video is available on YouTube.

Chart performance[edit]

"Gone Already" peaked at number twenty-six on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songschart, spending a total of seventeen weeks on the chart.[6]

Chart Peak
position
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[6] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gone Already - Single by Faith Evans - Download Gone Already - Single on iTunes". iTunes. August 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Something About Faith - Faith Evans". Allmusic. Retrieved October 14, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Video: Faith Evans – Gone Already (Live) on Wendy Williams". Urban Music Direct. October 8, 2010. Retrieved October 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Faith Evans Performs On ‘Wendy Williams’". ThatGrapeJuice.net. October 9, 2010. Retrieved October 22, 2010.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  5. ^ "The Mo’Nique Show Season 02 Episode 28 – 2030 Ed Gordon & Faith Evans Full Episode". BET. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Gone Already - Faith Evans". Billboard.com. December 11, 2010. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 

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