FANDOM



Nightclub is the first and upcoming studio album by Eve, who was determined not the rapper, but instead, a short-time wrestler, which is scheduled to be released on September 11, 2012, the 11th annual day of the September 11 terrorist attacks on RCA Records (Sony Music Entertainment). The executive producer of the album and founder of Puppy Love Entertainment, Darrion "Beans" Brown, revealed that the album will be released by a mystery wrestler and will feature T.I., P.L.E. labelmate Franco Greatness, Busta Rhymes, who will be featured on the deluxe edition and Nicki Minaj. Other artists such as P.L.E. labelmate Leon Warsh, I-Cake, will.i.am, Ne-Yo among others will all be featured on digital and physical retailers' bonus tracks for the deluxe edition. Wrestling superstar John Cena is credited and served as the WWE Music Group A&R of the album. WWE Executive John Laurinaitis is something nicknamed Big Johnny, so he is credited as executive producer Johnny Laurinaitis on the album, as well, alongside female wrestler Layla El, whose also credited as executive producer Layla El-Cena on the album fairly.

It will be the final album to have a Sony Music logo, outside of North America. Originally scheduled to be released by WWE Music Group's former distributor Columbia Records, Sony Music went bankrupt on $500 million, in which Columbia and Epic Records were both disbanded and are now replaced by RCA Records.

On May 26, 2012, Brown had revealed the wrestler's name of the album on Facebook and Twitter at the same time.

Background

China Anne McClain 2011

China Anne McClain has written the title track.

The founder of Puppy Love Entertainment and one of the executive producers of the album, Darrion "Beans" Brown, has revealed on Facebook that the album will be released in July 2012 by a mystery WWE wrestler on three record labels with distribution by Sony Music's RCA Records. The album will be the last to have a Sony Music logo on it's back cover, outside of North America, after Sony Music went bankrupt for $500 million, alongside with a Sony Corporation logo with a "make.believe" slogan below.

The album was also originally scheduled to be released on Columbia Records until it was disbanded alongside Epic Records and will now be released on the RCA Records brand itself.

On April 6, 2012, 4 days before the single was released, Darrion "Beans" Brown, revealed the release date of the upcoming album on Facebook. He had also quoted that the album will not feature a WWE Music Group logo because there is no space for it's back cover, so instead, there will be an original WWE logo for the album.

On May 26, 2012, Brown had revealed the wrestler's name of the album, in which it was Eve, who was determined not the rapper, but instead, a short-time wrestler.

Recording

Palms Casino Resort

Torres recorded at various locations, including Studio at the Palms, Palms Casino Resort's recording studio in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Recording sessions for Nightclub began in November 2010 and ended in May 2012. The album was recorded in various recording studios in different cites all over the world; Los Angeles, Hollywood and San Francisco, California; Las Vegas and Hoover Dam, Nevada; Paris, France; Oslo, Norway; London, England; Hamburg and Frankfurt, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; Chicago, Galesburg and Springfield, Illinois; New York City, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; Copenhagen, Denmark; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Honolulu, Hawaii; Miami and Tampa, Florida; and Stockholm, Sweden. The album includes guest appearances by T.I., Franco Greatness, Busta Rhymes (on deluxe edition) and Nicki Minaj. Songwriters and producers such as Sean Garrett, Ester Dean, Priscilla Renea, Dr. Luke, RedOne, Benny Blanco among others contributed to the album. Producers such as Andrew "Pop" Wansel, Oak, Chase & Status, Babyface, Timbaland, Jim Jonsin, Rico Love, Diplo and Ryan Tedder are still in progress of working on the album with Torres.

Release and promotion

The album's release date has been confirmed on Darrion "Beans" Brown's Facebook fanpage, in which it said "Mystery Wrestler's coming out with it's new upcoming album, "Nightclub", 07.17.2012", and secondly, the post was hidden from his timeline.

He has talked to his new boss, John Laurinaitis, about working on the album with a wrestler alongside Beans' manager, Mona Scott-Young and the people of RCA Records, before a May 7 episode of WWE Monday Night Raw was aired.

The album was originally scheduled to be released on July 17, 2012, but on June 4, 2012, Brown revealed release formats for the album on Facebook, he confirmed that his manager, Mona, admired him to create a new release date for the album, due to some reasons of the album being delayed.[1]

The album is currently up-to-date and is now set for a September 11 release, the same day of the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, in which, the pre-ordering of the album begins on August 26, 2012 at the iTunes Store.

Singles

The album's lead single, "Nightclub", featuring T.I, was released as a digital download on April 10, 2012 and impacted Top 40 / Mainstream radio stations on May 22, 2012. The song was written by China Anne McClain, Clifford Harris, Jr., Zany Gollie, Farrah Nicholas, and was produced by Aero. The remix features Busta Rhymes and will be featured on the deluxe edition of the album, entitled "Nightclub Part II".

The second single, "Wild Girl", was released on June 18, 2012 and was first premiered on Urban contemporary radio stations. The next day, RCA Records has announced that the song was a commercial failure and has failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. On the same day, the song was released as a digital download for a limited time only.

Tracklisting

The tracklisting was revealed on May 24, 2012 on Darrion "Beans" Brown's official Facebook fanpage.[2][3] The track lengths will also be revealed by Amazon.com and at the iTunes Store on August 26, 2012.

Standard edition
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Nightclub" (featuring T.I.)Clifford Harris, Jr., China Anne McClain, Farrah Nicholas, Zany GollieAero  
2. "Into You"  Britney Spears, Sue Roman, Toby Gad, Ester Dean, Lindy RobbinsGad  
3. "Puller"  Dean, Antonio Dixon, Reo Asken, Teddy RileyCarlos  
4. "Around the Exposure"  Ernest Wilson, Jeff Bhasker, Kanye West, Leon Warsh, Peter Hernandez, Erving White, Jonathan Cena, Darrion Brown, Taylor Greene, Richard Walters, Kimberly Jones, Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Anthony Best, April Jeanette MendezNo I.D., Kanye West*, Jeff Bhasker^, Darrion "Beans" Brown^  
5. "Zonin'" (featuring Nicki Minaj)Onika Maraj, Shondrae Crawford, Sean GarrettMr. Bangladesh  
6. "Love Me Baby"  Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Shaffer Smith, Dean, Kate Voegele, Kim SozziStarGate  
7. "...Like I Used To Do"  Brown, Lukasz Gottwald, Henry Walter, VogeleDr. Luke, Cirkut*, Darrion "Beans" Brown^  
8. "Purity"  Dean, Vogele, Aubrey Graham, Nadir Khayat, Benjamin LevinRedOne, Benny Blanco  
9. "Cold World" (featuring Franco Greatness)Nathan Hills, Kevin Cossom, Keri Hilson, Brown, Franco PennDanja  
10. "Beautiful"  Brown, Greene, Skylar GreyGreene  
11. "Sexiest Thing"  Jordin Sparks, Priscilla Hamilton, Brown, Warsh, Allan GriggKool Kojak  
12. "Wild Girl"  Greene, Dean, Max Martin, Brown, VogeleGreene, Max Martin*  
Deluxe edition bonus tracklisting
Deluxe edition
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
13. "Nightclub Part II" (featuring Busta Rhymes)C. Harris, Jr., McClain, F. Nicholas, Gollie, Trevor Smith, Jr.Aero  
14. "Kill Me"  Brown, Voegele, Teyana Taylor, Victoria Justice, Greyson Chance, Jillian HallDarrion "Beans" Brown  
15. "Goodbye"  Warsh, GreeneGreene  
16. "Punk Rocker"  Dean, Greene, Gottwald, WalterDr. Luke, Cirkut*, Greene^  
Mobile phone edition bonus tracklisting
UK edition bonus tracklisting
Japanese edition bonus tracklisting
Brazilian edition bonus tracklisting
Canadian edition bonus tracklisting
Indonesian edition bonus tracklisting
New Zealand / Swedish edition(s) bonus tracklisting
Other tracklisting(s)
Deluxe edition re-release
Deluxe edition re-release bonus disc
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Leg Warmers" (featuring will.i.am)Adams, Deanwill.i.am  
2. "Clone"  R. Jerkins, Daniels, Justice, Voegele, Warsh, F. Jerkins IIIDarkchild  
3. "I Was..." (featuring Leon Warsh)Warsh, Greene, BrownGreene, Darrion "Beans" Brown*  
4. "Nothing to Do"  Dean, Voegele, A. Keller, GomezThe Scene  
5. "Party"   Greene  
6. "Busted!"      
Bonus remixes
No. Title Length
7. "Nightclub" (David Guetta Club Mix)  
8. "Nightclub" (Calvin Harris Radio Edit)  
9. "Nightclub" (Toby Gad Radio Mix)  
10. "Nightclub" (Toby Gad Club Mix)  
Notes
  • (*) designates co-producer and co-director of music video.
  • (^) designates additional or vocal production.
  • "Beautiful" is a cover version into paying homage to the singer of the original version of the exact song, Christina Aguilera, in which, she is uncredited from the songwriting credits on the song.
  • The Target deluxe version track, "Speed Demon", is a cover version into paying homage to the singer of the original version of the exact song, Michael Jackson, in which, the song features an extended rap verse from I-Cake.
  • On the digital versions of the album, Franco Greatness will be uncredited as the featured artist on the song, "Cold World".
  • Carl "Chucky" Thompson will be unlisted on the track, "Around the Exposure", due to unknown reasons.
  • On the edited version of the album, the explicit version of "Puller" will be used.
  • On the digital versions of the album, China Anne McClain will be credited as songwriter Chyina McClaine on the track, "Nightclub".
  • On the physical versions of the album, Darrion "Beans" Brown will be uncredited on all tracks as the producer, except for album credits, in which, he is credited as the executive producer.
  • On the iTunes digital booklet of the album, Jonathan "John" Cena will be unlisted on the liner notes of the songwriting credits on the track, "Around the Exposure".
  • On the digital deluxe version of the album, Leon Warsh will be added and listed as the songwriter on the track, "Kill Me".
  • On the Walmart deluxe version of the album, songwriter Kate Voegele will be added and listed as the background vocalist on the track, "Leg Warmers".[4]
  • On UK and Japanese re-release versions of the album, "Disrespectful (Interlude)", will be listed as track #4 between "Puller" and "Zonin'" and will also be followed by "Around the Exposure".
  • "Disrespectful (Interlude)" will feature an uncredited rap by Donald "Childish Gambino" Glover.
  • On mobile phone and videogame store versions of the album, some remixes will feature songwriting and production credits.
  • On the Windows Phone version of the album, some remixes will not feature songwriting and production credits.
  • On the deluxe versions of the album, "Goodbye" will be included as an interlude similar to the same track length of Rihanna's track, "Birthday Cake", from the album, Talk That Talk.
  • On the deluxe re-release version of the album, some remixes will not feature songwriting and production credits, due to unknown reasons.
  • "Decide" will feature an uncredited rap verse by Biggy Papa.
  • On the back cover and album credits on the North American version of the album itself, RCA's distribution company, Sony Music Entertainment is listed as RCA Music Distribution, due to unknown reasons.
  • On songwriting credits of the album, Eve is credited as Evan Torres.

Release formats

The release formats were revealed on Darrion "Beans" Brown's official Facebook fanpage.[1]

Nightclub (Standard edition)
  • Package standard jewel case
  • Standard 12 tracks
  • Limited edition t-shirt with artwork
  • WWE logo patch
  • Exclusive album poster
  • Perfume sample special card (packaged in North American and Japanese edition)
  • Bonus WWE '13 videogame (packaged in North American and European edition)
  • Autographed album cover (signed by Eve Torres)
Nightclub (Deluxe edition)
  • Package 8-panel digipak
  • Standard 12 tracks along with 4 bonus tracks
  • 19-page photobook
  • Bonus WWE '13 videogame (packaged in North American and European edition)
  • Exclusive album poster
  • WWE logo chain
  • Limited edition "Eve Torres" iPad system (packaged in Japanese edition)
  • Limited edition "Eve Torres" videogame console or handheld (packaged in UK and Australian edition)
Nightclub (iTunes Store edition)
  • Standard 12 tracks along with 4 bonus tracks
  • 1 bonus track
  • 1 pre-order only bonus track
  • 2 bonus videos
  • Free content and access to Nightclub (Apple account, iTunes card and paid iTunes Match subscription required)
  • iTunes LP
  • Digital booklet
Nightclub (Japanese deluxe edition)
  • Package 8-panel digipak
  • Standard 12 tracks along with 4 bonus tracks
  • 3 exclusive bonus tracks
  • 19-page photobook
  • Limited edition "Eve Torres" iOS system device
  • Autographed posted (signed by Eve Torres)
  • WWE logo tattoo
  • Bonus DVD

Personnel

Credits for Nightclub adapted from iTunes digital booklet and Darrion "Beans" Brown's official Facebook fanpage.[5]

Release history

List of release dates, showing country, format and record label
Region Date Format(s) Label Edition(s)
Germany[6] September 7, 2012 CD Sony Music Entertainment Standard
Spain Digital download
Philippines
United Kingdom[7] September 10, 2012 CD, digital download RCA Records Standard, deluxe
Canada[8] September 11, 2012 Sony Music Entertainment
United States[9] RCA Records
Australia[10] September 15, 2012 Sony Music Entertainment Standard
Brazil[11] Digital download
Ireland[12] CD, digital download Deluxe
Japan[13] September 27, 2012 Sony Music Entertainment Japan
New Zealand[14] Digital download Sony Music Entertainment
Hungary October 4, 2012 CD Standard
Thailand October 13, 2012
Brazil Digital download Deluxe
Indonesia October 22, 2012 CD, digital download Standard
Poland October 27, 2012 CD Standard, deluxe
China
Greece Standard
Italy CD, digital download Deluxe
United States April 16, 2013 RCA Records Deluxe (Re-release)
United Kingdom
Canada Sony Music Entertainment
Thailand
China
Spain
Greece CD
Germany
Japan CD, digital download Sony Music Entertainment Japan
Australia Sony Music Entertainment
New Zealand April 23, 2013
Brazil April 30, 2013
Ireland CD
Japan March 16, 2013 CD, digital download Sony Music Entertainment Japan Re-release
United Kingdom RCA Records

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 https://www.facebook.com/#!/DBreezoPLE/posts/431794620177512
  2. https://www.facebook.com/#!/DBreezoPLE/posts/424268030930171
  3. https://www.facebook.com/#!/DBreezoPLE/posts/427515983938709
  4. Walmart.com: Nightclub (Deluxe Edition) (Edited), Eve Torres: Pop. Walmart (2012-06-05). Retrieved on 2012-06-06.
  5. https://www.facebook.com/#!/DBreezoPLE/posts/429167483773559
  6. iTunes - Musik - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album von Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  7. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  8. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  9. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  10. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  11. iTunes - Música - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  12. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  13. iTunes - ミュージック - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
  14. iTunes - Music - Nightclub (Deluxe Version) - Album by Eve Torres. iTunes Store (2012-05-2). Retrieved on 2012-05-10.
This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Nightclub (album), that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Author(s): Moe Epsilon Search for "Nightclub (album)" on Google
View Wikipedia's deletion log of "Nightclub (album)"
Wikipedia-logo-v2

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.