American (album)

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American
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 24, 2017 (2017-03-24)
GenreDance
Length36:22
LabelRuCo, Inc.
Producer
  • Kummerspeck
  • Markaholic
  • Ellis Miah
  • Skeltal Ki
  • YLXR
  • Vjuan Allure
RuPaul chronology
Remember Me: Essential, Vol. 1
(2017)
American
(2017)
Essential, Vol. 2
(2017)
Singles from American
  1. "Kitty Girl"
    Released: March 15, 2018
  2. "American"
    Released: June 14, 2018
  3. "Call Me Mother"
    Released: 2018
  4. "Mighty Love"
    Released: July 12, 2019

American is the eleventh studio album by American singer and drag queen RuPaul. The album was released on March 24, 2017,[1] to coincide with the premiere of the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. RuPaul has said that the album is influenced by the 2016 United States presidential election.[2][3][4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."American"KUMMERSPECK3:04
2."Kitty Girl"
  • Charles
  • Mark Byers
Markaholic3:34
3."Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent"
  • Skeltal Ki
  • Miah
3:50
4."Broke Me Down"
  • Charles
  • Chris Sendziak
YLXR2:56
5."Getaway"
  • Charles
  • Miñano
Ki3:42
6."Call Me Mother"
  • Charles
  • Miñano
Ki3:21
7."Spotlight"
  • Charles
  • Warren Bembry
  • Miñano
Vjan Allure3:20
8."Mighty Love" (featuring KUMMERSPECK)
  • Charles
  • Jimmy Harry
KUMMERSPECK3:42
9."Hey Doll"
  • Charles
  • Miah
Miah3:04
10."Lady Cowboy"
  • Charles
  • Byers
Markaholic3:02
11."It Ain't Over"
  • Charles
  • Miah
KUMMERSPECK2:47
Total length:36:22

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums[5] 12
US Billboard Independent Albums[6] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moran, Justin (March 22, 2017). "RuPaul Reclaims Core American Values With Political New Album". Out. Retrieved March 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "American by RuPaul on Apple Music". iTunes (US). Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Rudolph, Christopher (March 17, 2017). "RuPaul On How The Election Influenced His Upcoming Album, "American"". NewNowNext. Logo TV. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  4. ^ Cook, Michael (March 17, 2017). "Why "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season Nine Could Be The Most Important Season Yet". The Huffington Post. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "RuPaul - Chart history - Top Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "RuPaul - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2017.