Girl (album)

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Girl
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 3, 2014
Recorded2013
Genre
Length46:54
Label
ProducerPharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams chronology
'In My Mind
(2006)
Girl
Singles from Girl
  1. "Happy"
    Released: November 21, 2013
  2. "Marilyn Monroe"
    Released: March 10, 2014
  3. "Come Get It Bae"
    Released: May 8, 2014
  4. "Gust of Wind"
    Released: October 7, 2014
  5. "It Girl"
    Released: November 10, 2014

Girl is the second studio album by American recording artist and record producer Pharrell Williams. The album was released on March 3, 2014, through Williams' label i Am Other and Columbia Records. Girl was Williams' first studio album since his debut album, In My Mind (2006).[1]

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The A.V. ClubB[4]
Consequence of SoundB–[5]
Entertainment WeeklyB[6]
The Guardian4/5 stars[7]
The Independent3/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork Media6.2/10[9]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[10]
Spin8/10[11]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[12]

Girl received generally positive reviews from critics.[13]

Track listing[change | change source]

Girl
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Marilyn Monroe"   5:51
2. "Brand New" (duet with Justin Timberlake) 4:31
3. "Hunter"  Williams 4:00
4. "Gush"  Williams 3:54
5. "Happy"  Williams 3:53
6. "Come Get It Bae"  Williams 3:21
7. "Gust of Wind" (duet with Daft Punk) 4:45
8. "Lost Queen"  Williams 7:56
9. "Know Who You Are" (duet with Alicia Keys)Williams 3:56
10. "It Girl"  Williams 4:47
Total length:
46:54
Notes
  • "Come Get It Bae" features uncredited vocals from Miley Cyrus and Tori Kelly.
  • "Lost Queen" contains the hidden track "Freq".[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ugwu, Reggie (February 25, 2014). "Pharrell, 'G I R L': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  2. "G I R L Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2014. templatestyles stripmarker in |work= at position 1 (help)
  3. Kellman, Andy (March 3, 2014). "G I R L — Pharrell Williams". AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  4. Rytlewski, Evan. "Pharrell continues his one-man disco revival on G I R L · Music Review · The A.V. Club". The A.V. Club. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  5. Madden, Michael (March 5, 2014). "Album Review: Pharrell – G I R L". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  6. Catucci, Nick (February 27, 2014). "G I R L Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  7. Jonze, Tim (February 27, 2014). "G I R L: Pharrell Williams review – 'Wise enough to know what he does best'". The Guardian. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  8. Andy Gill. "Album reviews: Pharrell Williams, Paloma Faith, Elbow, Drive-by Truckers, Robert Ellis, Nick Waterhouse — Reviews — Music". The Independent. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  9. "Pharrell: G I R L | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2014-03-08.
  10. Dolan, Jon (March 2, 2014). "Pharrell Williams: G I R L | Music Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  11. Walters, Barry (March 3, 2014). "Pharrell Walks on Pop-R&B Sunshine With the Daring, Infectious 'G I R L'". Spin. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  12. Henderson, Eric (March 2, 2014). "Pharrell Williams: G I R L | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  13. "G I R L by Pharrell Williams". Metacritic/CBS Interactive, Inc. Retrieved 23 September 2015.