Better (Chrisette Michele album)

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Better
Chrisette Michele Better.jpg
Studio album by Chrisette Michele
Released June 11, 2013 (2013-06-11)
Recorded 2011–2013
Genre R&B
Length 51:24
Label Universal Motown, Def Jam
Producer Shea Taylor, Pop & Oak, Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum' Haggins, Darhyl Camper Jr., "J. Rob", Chrisette Michele, Chuck Harmony, Tommy Brown, Travis Sayles, Wizzy Wow, Elvis "Blac Elvis" Williams
Chrisette Michele chronology
Let Freedom Reign
(2010)
Better
(2013)
Milestone
(2016)
Singles from Better
  1. "Charades"
    Released: January 29, 2013
  2. "A Couple of Forevers"
    Released: February 5, 2013

Better is the fourth studio album by American R&B recording artist Chrisette Michele.[1] The album was released on June 11, 2013.[2] The album features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Wale, Bilal, Dunson and Nello Luchi.[3]

The album debuted at No. 12 on Billboard 200 with around 27,000 copies sold in the first week. It has sold 133,000 copies in the United States as of May 2016.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Be In Love"Chrisette PayneShea Taylor2:42
2."A Couple of Forevers"Payne, Warren "Oak" Felder, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Andrew "Pop" WanselPop & Oak3:57
3."Let Me Win"Payne, Ivan Barias, Darhyl Camper Jr., Linette Payne, Lloyd Ashley PinchbackIvan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum' Haggins, Darhyl Camper Jr.3:56
4."Rich Hipster" (featuring Wale)Payne, Olubowale Akintimehin, Justen "J. Rob" RobinsonJusten "J. Rob" Robinson4:09
5."Love Won’t Leave Me Out"Payne, Barias, Carvin Haggins, Johnnie SmithIvan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum' Haggins3:54
6."Interlude (In My Head Better)"PayneChrisette Michele0:17
7."Better"Payne, Harmon, Randolph, WyremanChuck Harmony3:41
8."Snow"Priscilla Renea, Felder, WanselPop & Oak3:30
9."Visual Love"Victoria McCants, Travis SaylesTommy Brown, Travis Sayles3:41
10."Charades" (featuring 2 Chainz)Payne, Tauheed Epps, Isra LohataWizzy Wow3:58
11."Interlude (In My Heart Convo With Boyfriend)"PayneChrisette Michele0:34
12."You Mean That Much to Me"Camper, Kristal "TyteWriter" Oliver, Kristofer "César" MurrayDarhyl "DJ" Camper Jr.4:52
13."Supa"Harold Lilly, Jr., Elvis WilliamsElvis "Blac Elvis" Williams3:53
14."Interlude (In My Bed Sleeping Alone)"PayneChrisette Michele0:50
15."Get Through the Night"Payne, Harmon, Randolph, WyremanChuck Harmony3:19
16."Can the Cool Be Loved" (featuring Bilal & Dunson)Payne, Kenton Dunson, Isra Lohata, Bilal OliverWizzy Wow4:08
Total length:51:24

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 12
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 2
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[7] 19
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[8] 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Better: Chrisette Michele: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  2. ^ "Better (Deluxe): Chrisette Michele: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  3. ^ "Tracklisting: Chrisette Michele – 'Better'". Rap-Up.com. 2010-10-18. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  4. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on May 5, 2016.
  5. ^ "Chrisette Michele Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
  6. ^ "Chrisette Michele Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  7. ^ "Chrisette Michele Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  8. ^ "Chrisette Michele Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 27, 2013.