Dumb (Faith Evans song)
|Single by Faith Evans|
|from the album R&B Divas|
|Released||August 28, 2012|
|Label||Prolific Music, E1 Music|
|Writer(s)||Christian Arlester, Chris "Brody" Brown, Toni Coleman, Achia Dixon, Larrance Dopson, Lamar Edwards, Faith Evans, Camille Hooper, Jaila Simms|
|Producer(s)||1500 or Nothin', Faith Evans (co-production)|
|Faith Evans singles chronology|
"Dumb" is a song by American R&B recording artist Faith Evans, recorded for R&B Divas (2012), a compilation album led by Evans which featured the first season stars of the same-titled TV One reality series. It was written by Evans along with Chris "Brody" Brown, Toni Coleman, Achia Dixon, Larrance Dopson, Lamar Edwards, Camille Hooper, and Jaila Simms, incorporating a sample from the composition "Broadway Combination", penned by Christian Arlester for his band Dyke and the Blazers. Production on "Dumb" was handled by music production team 1500 or Nothin', featuring additional production by Evans.
The retro soul track was released as the compilation album's second single following Evans-led lead single "Tears of Joy". A music video for "Dumb" was photographed by Bishop Moore and features Evans singing and dancing in a 1970s-themed clip.
Credits and personnel
Credits adapted from the liner notes of R&B Divas.
- Production – 1500 or Nothin'
- Co–production, vocal production – Faith Evans
- Additional vocals – Fizzy Gillespie & The Fayettes
- Mixing – Tony Maserati
- Mixing assistance – Christopher Tabron
- Recording – Ben Briggs III
- Mastering – Herb Powers
|South Korea (Gaon Chart)||65|
- "Faith Evans - Dumb (Official Music Video)". NME.com. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
- "Video: Faith Evans – 'Dumb'". Rap-Up. 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
- R&B Divas (Media notes). Faith Evans. E1 Music. 2012.
- "South Korea Gaon International Chart (Week: October 21, 2012 to October 27, 2012)". Gaon Chart. Archived from the original on 2013-03-16. Retrieved 2012-09-09.