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PartyNextDoor Two
PartyNextDoorTwoCover.png
Studio album by PartyNextDoor
Released July 29, 2014 (2014-07-29)
Recorded 2013–14
Genre Cloud R&B
Length 45:24
Label
Producer
PartyNextDoor chronology
PartyNextDoor
(2013)PartyNextDoor2013
PartyNextDoor Two
(2014)
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(2014)PNDColours2014
Singles from PartyNextDoor Two
  1. "Muse"
    Released: October 14, 2013
  2. "Her Way"
    Released: June 14, 2014
  3. "Recognize"
    Released: July 15, 2014

PartyNextDoor Two (stylized as PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO or P2) is the debut studio album by Canadian recording artist PartyNextDoor. It was released on July 29, 2014, by OVO Sound and Warner Bros. Records. The record was supported by the promotional singles: "Her Way" and "Recognize" featuring Drake, which were respectively released on June 13 and July 15, 2014.

Background[edit]

On July 14, 2014, PartyNextDoor announced that his mixtape PartyNextDoor Two would be released on July 29, 2014 in the United States;[1] it serves as the follow-up to his debut extended play PartyNextDoor (2013).[2] The record was made available for pre-order through the iTunes Store the following day.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 46/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork (6.8/10)[4]
Complex 3.5/5 stars[5]
XXL 3/5 stars (L)[6]
Exclaim! (6/10)[7]
AllMusic 3/5 stars[8]

PartyNextDoor Two received mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 46, based on 5 reviews, which indicates "mixed or average reviews".[3]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted at number one on the Billboard R&B chart and number 15 on the Billboard 200 chart, with first-week sales of 15,924 copies in the United States.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "East Liberty" Holy Other PartyNextDoor[10] 2:52
2. "SLS"
  • Brathwaite
  • Bobby Crawford
  • Jerome Lane
  • Ryan Martinez
  • Keith Sweat
  • PartyNextDoor
  • G. Ry[a]
3:37
3. "Sex on the Beach" Neenyo 3:49
4. "Her Way" Brathwaite PartyNextDoor 3:36
5. "Belong to the City" Brathwaite PartyNextDoor 1:38
6. "Grown Woman"
  • Brathwaite
  • Seaton
  • PartyNextDoor
  • Neenyo[a]
3:25
7. "FWU" Brathwaite PartyNextDoor 4:55
8. "Recognize" (featuring Drake)
PartyNextDoor 5:11
9. "Options" Brathwaite PartyNextDoor 4:32
10. "Thirsty"
PartyNextDoor 5:01
11. "Bout It" Brathwaite PartyNextDoor 3:25
12. "Muse"
PartyNextDoor 3:23
Total length: 45:24
Notes
  • ^a signifies a co-producer.
  • "Recognize" features background vocals by Bobby Chin and Willie Chin.
  • "Thirsty" features background vocals by Kalysha Adria Cain-Ling.
  • "FWU" is short for "Fuck With U".
  • A demo version of "East Liberty" is available online. This version includes a reworked beat, some altered lyrics, as well as a new rap verse.
Sample credits

Personnel[edit]

Credits for PartyNextDoor Two adapted from AllMusic.[11]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[12] 19
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 66
UK R&B Albums (OCC)[14] 5
US Billboard 200[15] 15
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States[17] July 29, 2014
Canada[18]
Australia[19] July 30, 2014
United Kingdom[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Minsker, Evan (July 14, 2014). "Drake Featured on PARTYNEXTDOOR's "Recognize"". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ Ellis, Stacy-Ann (July 15, 2014). "PARTYNEXTDOOR Announces New Album + New Song 'Recognize' Feat. Drake". Vibe. Vibe Media. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "PartyNextDoor Two - PartyNextDoor". Metacritic. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  4. ^ http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/19705-partynextdoor-partynextdoor-two/
  5. ^ http://www.complex.com/music/2014/07/partynextdoor-two-album-review
  6. ^ http://www.xxlmag.com/rap-music/reviews/2014/07/partynextdoor-partynextdoor-2-album-review/
  7. ^ Patrick, Ryan. "Partynextdoor - Two". Exclaim!. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  8. ^ Kellman, Andy. "PartyNextDoor Two - PartyNextDoor". AllMusic. All Media Network, LLC. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  9. ^ Tardio, Andres (2014-03-08). "Hip Hop Album Sales: PARTYNEXTDOOR, Iggy Azalea, Common". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  10. ^ http://www.discogs.com/PARTYNEXTDOOR-PARTYNEXTDOOR-TWO/release/5937235
  11. ^ "PartyNextDoor Two - PartyNextDoor | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  13. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  14. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  15. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  16. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  17. ^ "iTunes - Music - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO by PARTYNEXTDOOR". iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc. July 29, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  18. ^ "iTunes - Music - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO by PARTYNEXTDOOR". iTunes Store (CA). Apple Inc. July 28, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  19. ^ "iTunes - Music - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO by PARTYNEXTDOOR". iTunes Store (AU). Apple Inc. July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  20. ^ "iTunes - Music - PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO by PARTYNEXTDOOR". iTunes Store (GB). Apple Inc. July 28, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014.