Director (album)

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Director
Avant - Director.jpg
Studio album by Avant
Released April 25, 2006
Recorded 2004–06
Genre R&B
Length 57:32
Label Geffen
Producer
Avant chronology
Private Room
(2003)Private Room2003
Director
(2006)
Avant
(2008)Avant2008
Singles from Director
  1. "You Know What"
    Released: 2006
  2. "4 Minutes"
    Released: 2006
  3. "Lie About Us"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Vibe 3/5 stars[3]

Director is the fourth studio album by American R&B singer Avant. It was released on April 25, 2006 by Geffen Records and reached number one on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, while peaking at number four on the US Billboard 200. As of 2008, Director sold 600,456 copies in the US.

Three singles were released: "You Know What" (number 58 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[4]), "4 Minutes" (number 9 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[5] and number 52 Hot 100[6]) and "Lie About Us". "4 Minutes" describes a man's desperate attempt to mend a broken relationship. [7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "So Many Ways"
  • C. Styles
  • Silence
  • Avant[A]
4:31
2. "This Is Your Night" 3:48
3. "You Know What" (featuring Lil Wayne) 3:47
4. "4 Minutes"
  • The Underdogs
  • Dixon
4:00
5. "Stickwitu (Urban Remix)" (with The Pussycat Dolls)
3:14
6. "With You" Steve "Stone" Huff 3:35
7. "Exclusive" (featuring Lloyd Banks)
3:26
8. "Right Place, Wrong Time" Stone 3:51
9. "Grown Ass Man" 4:04
10. "Director" 3:56
11. "Lie About Us" (featuring Nicole Scherzinger)
4:08
12. "Imagination" 3:51
13. "Mr. Dream" Jerkins 3:53
14. "Now You Got Someone" The Underdogs 4:06
15. "GPSA (Ghetto Public Service Announcement)" (featuring Jermaine Dupri)
3:18
Notes
  • ^[A] denotes co-producer
Sample credits
  • "This Is Your Night" contains interpolations from the composition "Where Did We Go Wrong", written by Sam Dees and Jeffrey Osbourne.

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Edward Nero. "CD Review Avant Director". About.com Entertainment. 
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Vibe". google.com. 
  4. ^ "You Know What" (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart) Billboard, March 4, 2006.
  5. ^ "4 Minutes" (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart), Billboard, July 8, 2006.
  6. ^ "4 Minutes" (Billboard Hot 100 chart), Billboard, June 24, 2006.
  7. ^ Jet - Jun 12, 2006 - Page 18 Vol. 109, No. 23 " Fans have really embraced his hit single 4 Minutes, which describes a man's desperate attempt to mend a broken relationship. "Most of the time when we are arguing, we talk about things that has nothing to do with the argument, therefore we're wasting time" ... "And that's what pulled it all together in the song. I had to talk about something that had nothing to do with the record so people could see exactly how much of a fool I really am."
  8. ^ "Director – International edition". iTunes.Apple (GB). Retrieved 2017-05-30. 
  9. ^ "Director – iTunes edition". iTunes.Apple (US). Retrieved 2017-05-30. 
  10. ^ "Avant – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Avant.
  11. ^ "Avant – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Avant.
  12. ^ "Billboard 200: Year End 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 
  13. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: Year End 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-06-15.