Aaron's Party (Come Get It)

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Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
An image of a teenage boy with blond hair, wearing a white t-shirt, jean jacket and jeans, with the United States flag behind him.
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 26, 2000 (2000-09-26)
ProducerSteve Mac
Aaron Carter chronology
Aaron Carter
Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
Oh Aaron
Singles from Aaron's Party (Come Get It)
  1. "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)"
    Released: August 1, 2000[2]
  2. "I Want Candy"
    Released: September 4, 2000[3]
  3. "That's How I Beat Shaq"
    Released: February 6, 2001[4]
  4. "Bounce"
    Released: April 24, 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC−[5]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[6]

Aaron's Party (Come Get It) is the second studio album by American pop singer Aaron Carter. It serves as the follow-up to his international debut album. Aaron's Party was released in the fall of 2000 becoming the first album under Jive Records. This album was also certified 3× Platinum by the RIAA for selling over 3 million copies in the United States making it Carter's most successful album.


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 number 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 US version notably omitted "Life Is a Party" (available on the Rugrats in Paris: The Movie CD).

The Japanese edition (as well as 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 Carter'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, BET, VH1, 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, later included to the soundtrack album which is released ten days before the movie premiere. "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 held at 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.


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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Introduction: Come to the Party" (Carter) – 0:21
  2. "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)" (Kierulf/Schwartz/L. 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/Slovinski) – 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-US 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)
  15. "Jump Jump" – 2:37 (Bonus track in some regions)


Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[14] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[15] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

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


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