Good Things (Aloe Blacc album)

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Good Things
Studio album by Aloe Blacc
Released September 26, 2010
Genre Soul
Length 47:33
Label Stones Throw
Vertigo
Producer Truth+Soul
Aloe Blacc chronology
Shine Through
(2006)
Good Things
(2010)
Wake Me Up (EP)
(2013)
Singles from Aloe Blacc
  1. "I Need a Dollar"
    Released: 16 March 2010
  2. "Loving You Is Killing Me"
    Released: 7 March 2011
  3. "Green Lights"
    Released: 9 September 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Good Things is the second studio album by American soul singer Aloe Blacc, the album was released on September 28, 2010 in the U.S and 26 November 2010 in the UK[2] by Stones Throw Records.

Singles[edit]

  • The first single from the album, "I Need a Dollar" (produced by Truth+Soul and SR. Shakur), was released on March 16, 2010. It peaked #2 in the UK and Ireland. In Switzerland and Austria it peaked #5, #1 in Belgium (Flanders). An edited version of the song serves as the theme song for the HBO series How to Make It in America.
  • The second single, "Loving You Is Killing Me", was released on March 7, 2011. It has so far peaked #8 in Austria, #12 in Austria and Belgium (Flanders) and #26 in Switzerland.
  • "Green Lights" was released as the second single in UK (third overall) on September 9, 2011.[3]

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "I Need a Dollar"   4:06
2. "Green Lights"   2:58
3. "Hey Brother"   2:40
4. "Miss Fortune"   4:22
5. "Life So Hard"   4:13
6. "Take Me Back"   3:47
7. "Femme Fatale" (The Velvet Underground cover) 3:56
8. "Loving You Is Killing Me"   3:27
9. "Good Things"   4:04
10. "You Make Me Smile"   3:27
11. "If I"   4:08
12. "Mama Hold My Hand"   5:10
13. "Politician (Reprise)"   1:39
  • Tracklist from iTunes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, Review: Good Things. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2011-09-19.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Good Things by Aloe Blacc". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  3. ^ "iTunes - Music - Green Lights - EP by Aloe Blacc". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2012-02-18.