Beyonce – Party – on 107Pfm

Written by on August 5, 2016

“Party” is a mid-paced R&B song that exhibits elements of funk and soul music. It is written in the key of B♭ major and built on scooping and gliding multi-tracked 1990 girl-ground harmonies, midtempo bounces, a 808-retro beat and a 1980s-style smooth hip hop groove.

Party” is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011). It features guest vocals from American rapper André 3000 and uncredited vocals from Kanye West, and was released by Columbia Records as the fourth single from 4 on August 30, 2011.

Party” was acclaimed by contemporary music critics, who praised André 3000’s verses, as well as the production handled by West and Beyoncé’s emphatic, yet sensual vocals. Party charted at number 19 on the South Korea Gaon International Singles Chart. It debuted on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in July 2011, and peaked at number 2 on the chart for three consecutive weeks. The song reached number 50 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart based on radio support.

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“Party” was written by Kanye West, Jeff Bhasker, Beyoncé, André Lauren Benjamin, Dexter Mills, Douglas Davis and Ricky Walters. Production was handled by Beyoncé, West, and Bhasker.

On June 6, 2011, “Party” leaked on the internet followed by the whole album, three weeks prior to its official release date, which was scheduled for June 28, 2011. Speaking of his collaboration with Beyoncé, André 3000 said: “I’ve always felt Beyoncé was one of the best performers of our time, so to collaborate with her was an honor and a pleasure.

Party (Beyoncé song). (2016, July 8). In Wikipedia

 


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