The , which features thirteen to accompany the songs, was released alongside the deluxe edition of B'Day. Archived from on May 22, 2011. Select albums in the Format field. The album re-entered the top ten again, at number six, on the chart dated January 27, 2007, while , on which Beyoncé performed, was at the top. Archived from on August 14, 2011.
Archived from on March 7, 2016. Archived from on February 17, 2012. Imagine a B'Day without its Anthology—although the and infused tracks already made an impression upon audio listens only, the visuals made the record pop to life. If the circus surrounding this whole thing -- which could take up to ten pages to document -- was an elaborate ploy to transform Beyoncé into an underdog, there really is some kind of genius at play, but it's extremely unlikely that anyone in her camp could've predicted that the expectations and reactions would be less rational than any of Beyoncé's decisions and actions. Beyoncé kept the recording of B'Day somewhat quiet, telling only her executive Max Gousse, and the team of producers they contacted to collaborate for the album.
Archived from on August 5, 2009. Archived from on December 20, 2006. Archived from on March 13, 2008. The single's accompanying , directed by , was a subject of controversy due to its sexually suggestive content. Scroll through the page-list below until year 2007 to obtain certification. Archived from on January 18, 2008.
Sasha Fierce, Beyonce split herself into two personae -- the tender, traditional Beyonce and the club diva Sasha Fierce. According to a media speculation, Beyoncé, Rihanna and Jay-Z were part of a in 2006. First, it was a petition against the single, '', then a rumor regarding conflict between Beyoncé and Rihanna, seizures caused by the 'Ring the Alarm' video, putting out a single to compete with 's and now to add to all the ridiculous rumors, is my plan to postpone the release of her 'B'Day' album. Although the band only consisted of women, both male and female performed onstage. Live was employed in recording most of the tracks as part of Beyoncé's vision of creating a record using live instruments. Archived from on October 15, 2007.
The shooting of the videos was completed in two weeks; they were directed by , , , Cliff Watts, , , and Beyoncé herself. Archived from on January 4, 2008. Not intended for the album's inclusion, Des'ree's deal also stipulated that the title of the song was not to be altered, and a music video was not to be made. Title Director s Length 14. Archived from on March 16, 2012.
Bebop Digital Beyonce Knowles, the leader of , always knew she wanted to be a star. She embarked on the tour in Japan on April 10, 2007 and concluded it in , Taiwan on November 12, 2007. As of July 3, 2011, B'Day has sold 385,078 copies in the United Kingdom. Archived from on June 1, 2008. Archived from on April 4, 2008. It became the eleventh best-selling album in the United States of 2007.
Archived from on November 27, 2013. The booklet of the deluxe edition is highly similar to the standard edition one, also featuring some new images. I wrote the lyrics, I wrote all the lyrics. In an interview for , she, however, clarified that the lyrics had no connection with Rihanna, before adding that she was unaware of the rumors that had been circulating. The single received mixed reviews from the music critics, who noticed it was different from Beyoncé's earlier works; while some commended her willingness to take risks, others were polarized about her aggressive vocals. Archived from on December 17, 2013. Tell me what you want me to buy, my accountant's waiting on the phone.
The song is a co-write. It received mixed to positive reviews from. Most of the lyrical content of the album was inspired by Beyoncé's role in the film, with its musical style ranging from — influences and to elements such as and. In the United Kingdom, B'Day debuted at numbers three and one on the and , respectively on September 11, 2006, selling 35,012 copies in its first week. Archived from on May 27, 2012.
Archived from on September 25, 2012. In late 2005, Beyoncé decided to postpone the recording of her second studio album because she had landed the lead role in , a film adaptation of the -winning 1981. Archived from on November 11, 2013. Beyoncé recorded three songs a day, finishing recording within two weeks in April 2006. Archived from on January 16, 2009.