American (album)

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American
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)
Christmas Party
(2018)
Singles from American
  1. "Call Me Mother"
    Released: 2017
  2. "Kitty Girl"
    Released: March 15, 2018
  3. "American"
    Released: June 14, 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. Archived from the original on March 23, 2017. Retrieved March 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "American by RuPaul on Apple Music". iTunes (US). Archived from the original on March 22, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Rudolph, Christopher (March 17, 2017). "RuPaul On How The Election Influenced His Upcoming Album, "American"". NewNowNext. Logo TV. Archived from the original on March 22, 2017. 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. Archived from the original on March 22, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "RuPaul - Chart history - Top Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Archived from the original on April 18, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "RuPaul - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Archived from the original on April 18, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2017.