Beyonce - B'Day
 
Submit
Save for Later
Want to know when you'll get it? Go

What is “Estimated Delivery Date?”

This is an approximate delivery date and is not a guarantee. Delivery estimates are available only for select items to be delivered in the contiguous United States, excluding APO/FPO addresses and PO boxes. Your final shipping cost will be available at checkout.

OverstockTM Store Credit Card

6 or 12 Month Special
Financing Available
No Payments & No Interest on orders over
$150 if you pay in full within 6 months.
Learn More ›
o.
No Payments & No Interest on orders over
$150 if you pay in full within 6 months.
Learn More ›

Beyonce - B'Day

Overall Rating Rating 3.7  |  11 reviews  |  Write a review
Today $7.75
Item #: 10368815
    Personnel: Beyonc? (vocals); Espen Lind (guitar); Allen "Al Geez" Arthur, Ronald Judge, Aaron "Goody" Goode (horns); Jay-Z (rap vocals). Audio Mixers: Rich Harrison; Jason Goldstein; Rodney Jerkins; Beyonc? Knowles. Recording information: Great Divide ......more

People Who Viewed This Viewed

Sponsored Links What's This?

Artist: Beyonce
Description:
Personnel: Beyonc? (vocals); Espen Lind (guitar); Allen "Al Geez" Arthur, Ronald Judge, Aaron "Goody" Goode (horns); Jay-Z (rap vocals). Audio Mixers: Rich Harrison; Jason Goldstein; Rodney Jerkins; Beyonc? Knowles. Recording information: Great Divide Studios, Aspen, CO; Lair Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Sony Music Studios, New York, NY; The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA. Photographer: Max Vadukul. Beyonce had little to prove on her second solo outing, B'DAY, having already demonstrated her taste, (solo) vocal prowess, and sparkling star quality on her first post-Destiny's Child release in 2003. Nevertheless, the singer and her crack team of producers and collaborators (R&B's finest, including the Neptunes, Swizz Beats, and Rich Harrison) have come up with a collection that's at least equal to her previous triumphs, and that shows off an almost angry intensity only hinted at on earlier releases. The club hit "Deja Vu," with an extended rap from boyfriend/producer Jay-Z, boasts an addictive bass line that contrasts dramatically with Beyonce's emotive upper register. The haunting "Ring the Alarm" is a multilayered melodrama built around a dizzying minor-key hook that relies on Beyonce's vocal dexterity and newfound fire. Despite the appealing bravado of most of the tracks on B-DAY, the most memorable song is the beautiful lovelorn ballad "Irreplaceable," on which a wounded Beyonce protesteth too much about an errant lover's dispensability. Her nuanced and soul-deep performance suggests the tearful hurt lying at the center of all that anger.
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Deja Vu
  2. 2 Get Me Bodied
  3. 3 Suga Mama
  4. 4 Upgrade U
  5. 5 Ring the Alarm
  6. 6 Kitty Kat
  7. 7 Freakum Dress
  8. 8 Green Light
  9. 9 Irreplaceable
  10. 10 Resentment
Type:
Performer
Genre:
R&B
Subgenre:
Contemporary R&B
Label:
Columbia Records
Producer:
Rich Harrison; Candice Nelson; Walter Millsap; S. Smith; Cameron Wallace; Rodney Jerkins; Beyonce Knowles; Sean Garrett; StarGat
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
48 : 44
Guest Artist:
Jay-Z
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (p.69) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here is endless pleasure in the gliding transitions from Jay-Z's staccato rhymes to Beyonce's own honeyed flow..." Entertainment Weekly (p.158) - "[T]he songs arrive in huge gusts of rhythm and emotion, with Beyonce's voice rippling over clattery beats..." -- Grade: B+ Q (p.149) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he Nelly-esque 'Get me Bodied', the Neptunes-helmed 'Green Light', with its marvellously cascading chorus, and the super-taut 'Upgrade U' are turbo-charged..." Q (p.118) - Ranked #72 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006." Vibe (p.138) - "[A] generally exhilarating marriage of pop songcraft and state-of-the-art rhythms."
UPC:
827969092026
Was this product information helpful?
Thank you for your feedback.
 
 
 
Thank you. Your feedback will help us create the best experience for our customers.

Showing 2 most helpful reviews on this product.

  • 5 Stars 5
  • 4 Stars 3
  • 3 Stars 0
  • 2 Stars 1
  • 1 Stars 2
View All Most Helpful Reviews
  • Gets you dancing

    I bought this as an Xmas gift for my 13 yr old niece who loves Beyonce and she really enjoyed this latest CD. It's upbeat and even the adults were jamming to it. Also the shipping was very fast; I got this within a few days of ordering it and I was very pleased. I gave this 3 stars for suitability b/c I think this is appropriate for 10 yrs old and older.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
    Flag

    kmmcmom from Massachusetts, Dec 26, 2007

  • heyy B

    not enough tracks...boooooo AND...get me bodied doesn't have the additional part that's in the video...more booooo

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
    Flag

    emereish Sep 3, 2007

  • B Day

    Good CD with upbeat and positive music about women for women. Something you could dance to , relax to , and relate to. I enjoyed it and I dont usually buy Beyonce CD's.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
    Flag

    candykss1 from Elizabeth NJ, Jul 17, 2007

  • Horrible

    Goodness-bad lyrics, oversinging--very very disappointed She is beautiful though!!!!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? No
    Flag

    horrible999 from Athens, OH, Nov 27, 2006

  • New & Different but Excellent

    Beyoncé breaks out into a more hip-hop feel and gives an edge and impowerment to her femininity. She definitely gives you something to dance to and the lyrics have a bit of spice to them. Go Beyoncé! It's your B-day!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
    Flag

    Anonymous from Arlington, VA, Nov 25, 2006

View All Most Recent Reviews

Product Q&A

Ask a Question

Be the first to ask a question about this product.
Shipping:

This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *

Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More details

FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

NOTE:

This item cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.
More details

* For your safety, some orders go through our loss prevention department. If we select your order for this process, we will immediately notify you that there may be up to a 3-day delay on your order.

** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

Buy Now with Bitcoin Learn More