Heartbreak on a Full Moon

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Heartbreak on a Full Moon
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 31, 2017
Recorded2015–2017
Studio
Genre
Length158:33
Label
Producer
Chris Brown chronology
Royalty
(2015)
Heartbreak on a Full Moon
(2017)
Indigo
(2019)
Deluxe edition cover
Cuffing Season: 12 Days of Christmas
Cuffing Season: 12 Days of Christmas
Singles from Heartbreak on a Full Moon
  1. "Grass Ain't Greener"
    Released: May 5, 2016
  2. "Party"
    Released: December 16, 2016
  3. "Privacy"
    Released: March 24, 2017
  4. "Pills & Automobiles"
    Released: August 4, 2017
  5. "Questions"
    Released: August 16, 2017
  6. "Tempo"
    Released: February 6, 2018

Heartbreak on a Full Moon is the eighth studio album by American singer Chris Brown. The album is a double-disc, consisting of 45 tracks, and was released digitally on October 31, 2017, and onto CD three days later by RCA Records.[2] Brown for the album worked with several producers, including Prince Chrishan, A1, Boi-1da, D. A. Doman, Scott Storch, Amadeus and many others. The album also features some guest appearances by urban artists, including R. Kelly, Usher, Gucci Mane and Future. Recording sessions for Heartbreak on a Full Moon took place between the end of 2015 and August 2017.[3]

Heartbreak on a Full Moon is an R&B album, containing songs with different influences from other genres as well, predominantly from hip hop, alternative R&B, trap and dancehall. Its sound has been described for the most part as dark and soulful.[1] The songs on the album display every emotional aspect, and what's been on the singer's mind, following a heavy-hearted breakup. Its themes include regret, love transforming into hate, the difficulty in managing emotions, the impossibility of getting over someone, and how a reckless lifestyle can't numb the pain of a heartbreak.[1] Its lyrical content was inspired by Brown's breakup with Karrueche Tran, happened in 2015 after they both discovered that the singer accidentally had a daughter with another woman. Although Brown was able to convince RCA Records of the album's length, they were initially hesitant.[3]

One week after its release Heartbreak on a Full Moon was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over 500,000 units in the United States, and Brown became the first R&B male artist that went gold in a week since Usher's Confessions in 2004.[4] The album has been certified Double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The album was anticipated by numerous snippets, that hyped the project's release since early 2016, by six official singles; including "Grass Ain't Greener", "Party", "Privacy", "Pills & Automobiles", "Questions", and "Tempo", and the promotional singles "High End" and "Hope You Do".

Background and recording

The theme of the album was inspired by the singer's breakup with Karrueche Tran, happened in March 2015, after they both discovered that he accidentally had a daughter, named Royalty Brown, with another woman, named Nia Guzman. Brown, after dedicating his seventh studio album Royalty to his daughter, decided that he wanted to make an album that developed over the subject of his heartbreak caused by his breakup with Tran.[5]

Brown started working and recording tracks for the album a few weeks before the release of Royalty, in late 2015. He continued working on the album during 2016 and 2017, also during two tours, the European leg of the One Hell of a Nite Tour and The Party Tour. Brown also built a recording studio inside of his house to record songs for the album.[6][7][8] The recording sessions mostly took place in Los Angeles and New York City. The only record of the album that has been made before its actual making is the track "Bite My Tongue", which dripped over from his previous album Royalty. The recording of the album eventually ended in August 2017, with "Rock Your Body" being the last one made for the project.[3]

Brown (left) and mixing engineer Patrizio Pigliapoco (right) in June 2016 working on the album

The singer, while working on the album, realized that he had done too many songs that he thought were quality records that followed perfectly the narrative of the album to make a 15/20 track album, so he decided that he wanted to take it to the next level by working it as a 40-track album.[3] RCA Records, the record label of the singer, initially wasn't agreeable of satisfying Brown's intentions to make a 40-track album, thinking that it would've damaged its commercial performance, but the singer ended up convincing them.[3] The singer involved over 50 producers, including A1, Amadeus, Prince Chrishan, Scott Storch, D.A. Got That Dope, Hitmaka and OG Parker, to work on the album, and develop its sound.[9]

He explained the concept for the album in August 2017 during an interview for Complex. saying:

I thought Heartbreak on a Full Moon was a depiction of what my soul wanted to say. It's funny because we're doing a double album. I've done so many records, but all of the records, to me, are personal favorites and I feel like it gets what I want to say across. It gives a vibe. You get nostalgia or you get a sense of individuality.[10]

Artwork

The cover art for the album was announced on October 5, 2017.[11] It consists of a pink moon with a graphic of an actual bleeding heart organ on top of it, with its blood that dripping becomes ink.[12] The pink moon represents the themes of the album, which are predominantly directed to girls, in breakup, love and sex songs, while the blood-dripping human heart, with the blood that dripping becomes ink, represents the raw heartbroken feelings of the singer, that are poured into the lyrics of the majority of the album.[13]

Ebbiana of The Source praised the cover for being "very creative" and "meaningful in its details".[14] Aron A. of HotNewHipHop noted that the artwork "matches perfectly the album's vibe". ABC News's Randy Holmes, commended its drawing style, saying that the "anatomically-correct heart looks as though it was just ripped out of someone's chest".[15] Capital Xtra's Gayle Blewnsky said that the cover is "cartoon-esque" and "sinister".[16] A reviewer for Rap-Up noted that the cover art "showcases a new aesthetic for Brown" describing it as "Halloween-ish".[17]

Music and lyrics

Heartbreak on a Full Moon is an R&B album, with a sound that has been described by critics as "dark" and "soulful", with songs like "Lost & Found", "This Ain't", "Nowhere" or "Paradise" representing it. The production and melody of some songs was noted for being "horror-themed", in songs such as "Pull Up", "Party", "Sensei" or "High End".[18] Brown performances on the album often switch from his R&B singing to his rapping.[19]

The songs on the album are characterized by their "sentimental", "sultry", "personal" and "explicit" songwriting,[1] showing every emotional aspect of what's been on the singer's mind after a heavy breakup.[19] Its themes include remorse, love transforming into hate, internal conflict and the impossibility of getting over someone, while depicting the singer's try to escape his sorrows through a reckless lifestyle full of sex with multiple women, parties and drugs, then realizing how that behaviour can't numb the pain of his heartbreak. The album also has a couple of episodes where the singer faces themes of police brutality and dark side of fame.[19] According to Andy Kellman of AllMusic, the character portrayed by Brown on Heartbreak on a Full Moon "often mood swings from playboy-hedonistic to sweet-romantic to scorned-acidic to sorrowful-heartbroken".[18] Analyzing its lyrical content Prezzy of The Boombox said that "throughout the first disc the singer tries to exorcise the demons of love lost, while on the second one he mostly pours out the torments of his heartbreak".[1] Vulture's writer Craig Jenkins found the sexual content of various songs of the first half of Heartbreak on a Full Moon to be "loaded with raunchy invitations for sex" and filled with "X-rated" subjects like "sex in hallways, drunken hookups, and girls who mix cocaine and painkillers.[19] Jenkins wrote that the "breakup tracks' intensity" is elevated by "shattered, jilted reflection and profound yearning" transmitted through Brown's "pleading tenor voice".[19]

Songs

The lyrical content of the album starts with the opening track "Lost & Found", branching out in a plot that poetically and explicitly explains the bitter pain of the heartbreak caused by a woman dependent on the good life, being sung in perspective to the direct interested.[19] The production of the song is dominated by a slow chord of a warm and atmospheric bass, accompanied by maliconic guitar chords and sporadic percussions. Brown's vocals in the song are proportioned to the emotion of the lyrics, by having a melancholic intonation in the first verse, becoming more demanding and aggressive in the second, ending with a third verse rapped in an auto-tuned aggressively sad way, where the voice effect suggests the absence of sobriety of the singer on whom his heavy words depend.[20] Throughout the album the lyrics depict the pain of the singer reflected on his thoughts and feelings, and how he tries to escape it with parties, sex and drugs.[19] On the hip hop-influenced songs "Everybody Knows" and "Hurt the Same", the singer angrily accuses the woman he loved for being insensitive and ungrateful, making straightforward references to his relationship with Tran. He humbly apologizes to her ex-girlfriend for his actions that hurted her on songs like "Enemy", "Tough Love" and "Even", sadly reminiscing the best moments passed with her. On tracks like "Privacy", "To My Bed", "Covered In You", "Tell Me What to Do" and "Rock Your Body" he tells sexual adventures, approaching women in sultry ways.[18]

On the mournful "This Ain't" the singer tries to have a love relationship with another woman, but realizes that their relationship is just sex with no love involvement. On tracks like "Sip", "Hope You Do", "Pull Up" and "Pills & Automobiles" he finds himself in intimate situations with girls, being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.[19][21] "Nowhere" is a soul-tinged song where he expresses his impossibility of getting over his ex-girlfriend.[18] On the dancehall pop track "If You're Down" he asks his loved one to turn her back on the complicated and frustrating things in life and instead decide to live in the moment with him embracing each other. On "Paradise" he looks back at the relationship with his ex-girl admitting that he treated and loved her the wrong way, understanding how he took her and their relationship for granted, and now that she left him, he's alone crying and desperately hoping to get her back, realizing that being with her was equal to living in paradise.[19] "Run Away" is a story of two people in love that try to escape from police brutality. The whole song is response to police's violence aimed at unarmed African-Americans in the United States, that also makes a reference to the “Hands up, don't shoot” slogan that was created after the shooting of Michael Brown.[19] On the cheerful "This Way" the singer thanks his ex-girlfriend for leaving him when he wasn't ready for the relationship to cease, because now he has found happiness in having sex with multiple girls every night.[18] After all the details of what's been on his feelings and what he's done after his breakup, on the last track, "Yellow Tape", he reflects on how he can't handle no more his pain, and how he's tired of his excessive lifestyle full of fake emotions that can't numb his heartbreak, ending up killing himself.[18]

Release and promotion

On January 10, 2016, Brown had previewed 9 unreleased songs during a live on Periscope, "This Way", "Who This", "This Ain't", "Reddi Wip", "Escape Your Love", "Bite My Tongue", "45", "Fuck Me Up" and "Undress" showing him dancing and lip-synching these songs in the studio. The same day he previewed parts of the song "Grass Ain't Greener" on Instagram[22][23][24][25] Later in January, February and March 2016, he released videos on his Instagram profile where he was lip-synching snippets of the unreleased songs "Lost and Found"[26] and "Dead Wrong".[27][28][29] In late February and March he performed some of the previewed songs live during his club performances in Barcelona and Madrid.[30] On April 27 through Twitter, he announced the European leg of his One Hell of a Nite Tour, the documentary Welcome to My Life, his collaborative mixtape with his OHB group Before the Trap: Nights in Tarzana, and the release of a new single on May 5.[31][32][33] On May 3 he revealed that the single would be the already previewed "Grass Ain't Greener", showing its cover art and announcing it as the first single from a new album titled Heartbreak on a Full Moon.[34] The single was released on May 5, 2016, the day of Brown's 27th birthday, but it was originally not included on the album's first announced track listing, then it was re-included on the official tracklist as a bonus track when the album was available for pre-order.[35]

On July 7, 2016, after 2016 shooting of Dallas police officers, Brown released for free on his SoundCloud page two piano ballads, "My Friend" and "A Lot of Love", saying that the songs are "released for free for anybody dealing with injustice or struggle in their lives".[36][37] On August 31, 2016, less than 24 hours after being released from jail on charges of suspicted assault with a deadly weapon, Brown released on SoundCloud the song "What Would You Do?".[38]

Brown in April 2017, performing on his Party Tour

In November and December 2016, he released videos on his Instagram profile where he was lip-synching snippets of other unreleased songs: "Surprise You", "I See You", "To My Bed", "Classic You",[39] "Technology",[40] "Post & Delete",[41][42] and "Yellow Tape".[43][44] On December 16, 2016, he released the second official single from the album, "Party", that features guest vocals from American R&B singer Usher and rapper Gucci Mane. The single received great success, being certified double platinum by the RIAA. In February announced that "Privacy" would have been released as the next single from the album.[45] The single was released on March 24, 2017, and it received an excellent response from his core audience, ending up being certified double platinum by the RIAA.[46] Later in April he previewed the songs "Flex On You" and "I Love Her", playing them in some club appearances[47]

The initial track listing of Heartbreak on a Full Moon was announced by Brown on his Instagram account on May 2, 2017, saying that it would be a double-disc album of 40 tracks, and that it would be released in June 2017.[48] On May 11 he released for free on SoundCloud a collaboration with rapper Nas called "Die Young", where they pay homage to the people who've lost their lives too soon in the streets, while also making a strong political statement in the process.[49]

In the first days of June 2017 46 songs discarded from Brown's recent past works, and even some rejected tracks from "Heartbreak on a Full Moon", were leaked, most of them were unfinished versions while few were demos supposed to be for other artists.[50][51]

In July 2017 he announced the pending release of upcoming singles from his album.[52] Later on August 4, 2017, he released the album's fourth single "Pills & Automobiles", that features guest vocals from American trap artists Yo Gotti, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Kodak Black.[53] Then on August 14, 2017, he announced the release of the fifth official single from the album, "Questions", on August 16, announcing the album release date, saying that it would be released on October 31, 2017.[54] In the run up to the album's release, on October 5, 2017, Brown unveiled the official artwork on his Instagram profile, sharing a video with an animated cartoon-style visual of a blood-dripping human heart set against a pink full moon, with a snippet of the song "Heartbreak on a Full Moon" in the background.[11]

On October 13, 2017, Brown released the promotional single "High End", that features guest vocals from American trap artists Future and Young Thug, announcing the final tracklist of the album.[55][56] On October 19, the singer released 3 songs from the album, "Confidence", "Tempo" and "Only 4 Me", as an anticipation for the close release.[57] On October 25, Brown organized with Tidal a free pop-up concert in New York City to perform the singles of the album and promote it for his core fans.[58] The day after he released other 3 songs to anticipate the album, "Everybody Knows", "Hope You Do" and "Pull Up". A couple days before the dropping of the album, Brown partnered with Spotify's Rap Caviar for a special segment where he painted the album's cover, mostly from dancing around the canvas.[59]

Heartbreak on a Full Moon was released digitally on October 31, 2017, and onto CD three days later by RCA Records. The album, after its release, gained lots of attention and headlines from numerous specialized and not-specialized journalistic newspapers and blogs.[20]

On December 13, 2017, he released a 12-track surprise deluxe edition of the album called Cuffing Season – 12 Days of Christmas as a Christmas present for his fans. The deluxe edition is made off Brown's favorite leftovers of the album and few holiday-themed songs.[60][61]

Tour

On March 27, 2018, Chris Brown announced an official headlining concert tour to further promote the album titled Heartbreak on a Full Moon Tour. The tour began on June 19 in Auburn, at White River Amphitheatre. The opening acts for the tour were 6lack, H.E.R., Rich the Kid, and Jacquees.[62] The tour included 27 shows and ended on August 4, 2018.[63]

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[18]
HipHopDX3.1/5[64]

Craig Jenkins of Vulture argued that while the album was "a bloated mess", that it was a "decent album", and wrote that "The album's first disc mixes peppy, dirty sex jams with moody revenge anthems that engage some of Brown's most grating tendencies as a performer, while the second reckons more humbly with depression."[19] In a mixed review, HipHopDX writer Scott Glaysher stated, "There is no denying the technical flawlessness of his voice, but even those perfect pipes can't save the lifelessly formulaic songwriting."[64] AllMusic editor Andy Kellman said that "The stand-outs are enough to make for a 45-minute listen that surpasses his previous album, and clearing out the tracks on which Brown's tenor slips from pleading to whining makes it easier to reach them with convenience." Kellman rounded the review off sating that the album was "artistically conservative", and that "There's depth, though it does require sifting.".[18]

Commercial performance

Brown performing in a Las Vegas nightclub in July 2017

Despite being counted for only three days of digital and streaming sales, because of its release in the middle of the chart's tracking week, Heartbreak on a Full Moon debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, becoming Brown's ninth consecutive top 10 album on the chart, after selling 68,000 copies and earning 220,000 album-equivalent units within three days.[65] The album was Brown's seventh solo album to debut at number one on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.[66] On November 8, 2017, Heartbreak on a Full Moon was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over 500,000 units in the United States. Brown became the first R&B male artist that went gold in a week since Usher's Confessions in 2004.[4] In its second chart week, the album remained at number three on Billboard 200, with 110,000 copies and earning 280,000 album-equivalent units.[67] In Australia, it entered the ARIA Albums Chart at number five, becoming his first top ten in the nation since X in 2014.[68] In the United Kingdom, the album debuted at number 10 on the UK Albums Chart, Brown's sixth non-consecutive top 10 album on the chart. The album was eventually certified Silver by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for sales of over 60,000 copies in the UK.[69] In New Zealand, the album debuted at number three on the RMNZ Albums Chart, giving Brown his seventh top ten album on the chart.[70] Until June 2018, the album has accumulated over 3 billion streams worldwide.[71]

Track listing

Production credits were adapted from RCA's official website.[9]

Disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Lost & Found"Christopher Brown
  • J-Bo
  • Xeryus G.[a]
  • David Nakaji[b]
  • Ben Milchev[b]
4:01
2."Privacy"Brown
3:40
3."Juicy Booty" (featuring Jhené Aiko and R. Kelly)4:33
4."Questions"
  • Pip Kembo
  • B Ham
  • A1
2:09
5."Heartbreak on a Full Moon"Brown
  • Don City
  • Beck
4:06
6."Roses"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • Turner, Jr.
  • Moore
  • ISM
  • A1
3:24
7."Confidence"2:57
8."Rock Your Body"Brown
2:42
9."Tempo"Brown
  • Sean Momberger
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:38
10."Handle It" (featuring Dej Loaf and Lil Yachty)
  • Swiff D
  • Patrizio Pigliapoco[b]
4:41
11."Sip"
  • Brown
  • Turner Jr.
  • Chrishan
  • Txpski
  • A1
3:17
12."Everybody Knows"Brown
  • Tariq Beats
  • Cabbin
3:08
13."To My Bed"
  • Brown
  • Ellery McKinney
4:33
14."Hope You Do"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • ISM
  • A1
4:41
15."This Ain't"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • Anderson
  • Foreign Teck
  • OZ
  • Tariq Beats
2:58
16."Pull Up"
  • A1
  • Tariq Beats
2:22
17."Party" (featuring Gucci Mane and Usher)3:40
18."Sensei" (featuring A1)
  • Brown
  • Bentley III
2:36
19."Summer Breeze"
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Ramsahoye
  • Turner Jr.
  • Prince Chrishan
  • Txpski
  • A1
4:00
20."No Exit"Brown
  • Don City
  • Beck
3:20
21."Pills & Automobiles" (featuring Yo Gotti, A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Kodak Black)
  • OG Parker
  • Smash David
  • The Martianz
4:52
22."Hurt the Same"Brown
3:29
Total length:78:47
Disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."I Love Her"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • Trilogy
2:18
2."You Like"
  • Amadeus
  • Chizzy
  • B Ham
2:26
3."Nowhere"BrownMel & Mus3:13
4."Other Niggas"
  • Brown
  • Benton Harbor
  • Foreign Teck
  • Vontae Thomas
  • Cratos[b]
  • Pigliapoco[b]
2:59
5."Tough Love"Brown
4:04
6."Paradise"Brown
  • Cam Wallace
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:49
7."Covered in You"Brown
  • Ayo
  • Keyz
  • P2J
3:22
8."Even"
  • Brown
  • Julian Ray
  • Yoftahe Zewdu
Laney Stewart3:59
9."High End" (featuring Future and Young Thug)Richie Souf3:22
10."On Me"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • The Breed
  • Pigliapoco[b]
2:32
11."Tell Me What to Do"Brown
  • D. A. Doman
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:26
12."Frustrated"Brown
  • ADP
  • Daecolm Holland
3:14
13."Enemy"
  • Brown
  • Milton Adams II
3:46
14."If You're Down"
  • Brown
  • Bentley III
  • ADP
  • Scribz
  • Daecolm Holland[b]
3:21
15."Bite My Tongue"
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Turner Jr.
  • Daecolm Holland
  • Moon Willis
2:58
16."Run Away"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • Turner Jr.
4:10
17."This Way"Brown
  • JMike
  • T-Collar
4:02
18."Yellow Tape"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • Velocity Music
  • Pigliapoco[b]
4:41
Total length:61:42
Heartbreak on a Full Moon (bonus tracks)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
19."Reddi Wip"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • Turner Jr.
4:28
20."Hangover"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • The Breed
2:46
21."Emotions"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
  • Moore
Billboard2:22
22."Only 4 Me" (featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Verse Simmonds)
  • Danja
  • Qkauztion
  • Verse Simmonds
5:07
23."Grass Ain't Greener"
  • Brown
  • Chrishan
Nikhil3:21
Total length:79:46
Deluxe edition (Cuffing Season: 12 Days of Christmas) bonus tracks[60]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Don't Slow Me Down"
  • Brown
  • Bentley III
  • Cardiak
  • Hitmaka
2:32
2."On Purpose" (featuring Agnez Mo)Bell2:47
3."Hands Up"
  • Brown
  • Jawan Shelton
  • Beazy Tymes
  • Charlie Handsome
2:27
4."Same Shit"Brown
4:09
5."Trust Me"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • Velocity Music
  • Dr. O[c]
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:26
6."Let Shit Go"
  • Brown
  • John McGee
  • OG Parker
  • SK
  • Xeryus G
2:56
7."I Wanna"
  • Brown
  • Moore
A12:35
8."Water"
  • Brown
  • Paulo Rodriguez
  • Toni Romiti
  • P-Lo
  • Geoffro Cause
4:07
9."Yoppa" (featuring Trippie Redd)
  • Amadeus
  • Velocity Music
  • Dr. O[c]
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:03
10."Get Off"Brown
  • Amadeus
  • Chizzy
  • B Ham
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:16
11."This X-Mas" (featuring Ella Mai)
  • Brown
  • Owens
  • Foye III
  • Charles Hinshaw Jr.
4:09
12."Secret" (featuring Solo Lucci)
  • Brown
  • Michael Dorsey
  • Amadeus
  • Velocity Music
  • Dr. O[c]
  • Pigliapoco[b]
3:55
Total length:39:22

Notes

  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer
  • ^[b] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[c] signifies an uncredited co-producer

Sample credits

Charts

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[106] Gold 35,000double-dagger
Canada (Music Canada)[107] Platinum 80,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[108] Platinum 15,000double-dagger
United Kingdom (BPI)[109] Gold 100,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[110] 2× Platinum 2,000,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

See also

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