Meltdown (EP)

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Meltdown
Pitbull Meltdown.jpg
EP by Pitbull
Released November 22, 2013 (2013-11-22)
Recorded 2013
Genre Dance, hip hop
Length 16:43
Label
Producer
Pitbull chronology
Global Warming
(2012)Global Warming2012
Meltdown
(2013)
Globalization
(2014)Globalization2014
Singles from Meltdown
  1. "Timber"
    Released: October 7, 2013

Meltdown is an extended play (EP) by American rapper Pitbull, released on November 22, 2013 through Mr. 305, Polo Grounds, and RCA Records.[1]

Singles[edit]

"Timber" was released as the lead single on October 7, 2013.[2] The track features guest vocals from American singer-songwriter Kesha. The single has peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, #1 in the UK, Canada, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, #4 in Australia, #6 in Spain, #3 in New Zealand, and at #8 in France. It has further peaked in the top 5 in over 25 countries. The song became a worldwide hit. This marks Pitbull's 2nd global hit. Pitbull performed the song in the AMA's, The X Factor finale, Good Morning America and also in the Jingle Balls. Timber has peaked at number one in more than 16 countries, number 2 in 7 countries, number 3 in four countries, and reached the top 10 in 4 countries and top 20 in 3 countries making it the biggest hit of 2014.

Commercial performance[edit]

The EP debuted at number 95 on the US Billboard 200 chart, with first-week sales of 10,000 copies in the United States.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[4]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Timber" (featuring Kesha)3:24
2."That High" (featuring Kelly Rowland)3:14
3."Do It" (featuring Mayer Hawthorne)
  • Perez
  • Jacob Dutton
  • Andrew Cohen
  • Omar Tavarez
  • Samuel Wishkoski
  • Tuxedo
3:40
4."Sun in California" (featuring Mohombi and PLAYB4CK)
  • Lisinski
  • Olmås
3:00
5."All the Things" (featuring Inna)
3:25
Total length:16:43
Notes
Sample credits
  • "Timber" contains a portion of the composition "San Francisco Bay", written by Lee Oskar, Keri Oskar, and Greg Errico as well as a sample of one of Pitbull's own songs, "11:59" featuring Vein.[5]
  • "Do It" contains the original track of "Do It" by Tuxedo, but with Pitbull rapping over the extended instrumental breaks.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 95

Release history[edit]

Region Date Formats Label(s)
Italy[6] November 22, 2013 Digital download Mr. 305, Polo Grounds, RCA
United States[7][8] November 25, 2013 CD, digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PITBULL TO RELEASE DELUXE EDITION OF MASSIVE HIT ALBUM GLOBAL WARMING ENTITLED GLOBAL WARMING: MELTDOWN FEATURING 5 BRAND NEW TR | The Official RCA Records Site". Rcarecords.com. 2013-10-24. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  2. ^ "Timber (single) on iTunes". itunes.apple.com. 
  3. ^ a b Tardio, Andres (2013-12-04). "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 12/1/2013". HipHopDX. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  4. ^ "Meltdown (EP) on iTunes". itunes.apple.com. 
  5. ^ Pitbull ft Vein - 11:59 on YouTube
  6. ^ "Meltdown EP: Pitbull: Amazon.it: Musica MP3". Amazon.it. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2013-11-14. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Amazon.com: PITBULL: Meltdown: Music". amazon.com. 
  8. ^ "iTunes Store". apple.com. 

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