Paris (Paris Hilton album)

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Paris
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 22, 2006
Recorded2004–2006
Genre
Length39:50 (Standard)
LabelWarner Bros.
Producer
Singles from Paris
  1. "Stars Are Blind"
    Released: June 5, 2006
  2. "Turn It Up"
    Released: July 11, 2006
  3. "Nothing in This World"
    Released: August 28, 2006

Paris is the debut studio album by American socialite Paris Hilton. It was released on August 22, 2006, by Warner Bros. Records. The full album was released on AOL Music on August 14, 2006, becoming available for online downloading eight days before the actual release date.[1]

Critical reception[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic57/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB[4]
The Guardian2/5 stars[5]
musicOMH1/5 stars[6] Robert Christgau was also negative, giving Paris a "dud" score ((dud)) indicating "a bad record whose details rarely merit further thought."[7]
The Observer3/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork5.2/10[9]
Robert Christgau(dud)[7]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[10]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[11]
Yahoo! Music UK7/10[12]

Paris received generally mixed reviews from music critics.

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleProducer(s) Length
1. "Turn It Up"  Storch 3:12
2. "Fightin' Over Me" (featuring Fat Joe & Jadakiss)Storch 4:01
3. "Stars Are Blind"  
  • Garibay
3:56
4. "I Want You"  Rotem 3:12
5. "Jealousy"  Storch 3:40
6. "Heartbeat"  Storch 3:43
7. "Nothing in This World"  Dr. Luke 3:10
8. "Screwed"  
3:41
9. "Not Leaving Without You"  
  • Wells
  • DioGuardi
3:35
10. "Turn You On"  Storch 3:06
11. "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"  Storch 4:34
Total length:
39:50

Additional notes

Personnel[change | change source]

Performers

Production

  • Paris Hilton – executive producer
  • Scott Storch – executive producer, producer
  • Tom Whalley – executive producer
  • J.R. Rotem – producer, mixing
  • Dr. Luke – producer
  • Greg Wells – producer
  • Rob Cavallo – producer
  • Fernando Garibay – producer, programming, engineer
  • Alonzo Jackson – producer
  • Penelope Magnet – producer
  • Taura "Aura" Jackson – producer
  • Sheppard Solomon – producer
  • Jennifer Karr – arrangement
  • Kara DioGuardi – arrangement, producer
  • Chris "Crown-One" Brown – engineer
  • Conrad Golding – engineer
  • Eric Weaver – engineer, recording
  • Nikolas "Niko Don" Marzouca – engineer
  • Wayne "The Brain" Allison – engineer
  • John Hanes – engineer (ProTools)
  • Aniella Gottwald – assistant engineer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Neeraj Khajanchi – assistant mix engineer
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Tim Roberts – assistant mix engineer
  • Jake Davies – recording
  • Matt Beckley – recording
  • Chris Steffen – recording
  • Michael Lattanzi – recording
  • Brian Gardnermastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – art direction
  • Matt Taylor – art direction, design
  • Anthony Mandlerphotography
  • James White – photography

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[13]

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[14] 24
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[15] 9
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[16] 18
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[17] 49
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[18] 4
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[19] 20
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[20] 28
Finnish Albums (Musiikkituottajat)[21] 17
French Albums (SNEP)[22] 67
German Albums (Media Control)[23] 18
Greek Albums (IFPI)[24] 11
40
Irish Albums (IRMA)[25] 27
Italian Albums (FIMI)[26] 22
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[27] 8
New Zealand Albums (RIANZ)[28] 16
Scottish Albums (OCC)[29] 27
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[30] 98
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[31] 6
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[32] 7
UK Albums (OCC)[33] 29
US Billboard 200[34] 6

Certifications[change | change source]

Region Certification Certified Units/Sales
Russia (NPFF) Platinum 20,000[35]

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Paris Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
  3. Paris at AllMusic
  4. Leah Greenblatt (2006-08-28). "Entertainment Weekly review". Ew.com. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  5. Alexis Petridis (2006-08-10). "The Guardian review". London: Arts.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  6. "Paris Hilton - Paris : album review". Archived from the original on 2006-11-23. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Robert Christgau: Paris Hilton". Robert Christgau. Retrieved August 22, 2006.
  8. "The Observer review". 2011-06-03. Archived from the original on April 7, 2013. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  9. Juzwiak, Rich (April 4, 2020). "Paris Hilton: Paris Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  10. "Rolling Stone review". 2010-01-24. Archived from the original on January 24, 2010. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  11. "Slant Magazine review". Slantmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  12. "Yahoo! Music review". 2011-06-13. Archived from the original on June 13, 2011. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  13. Paris (liner notes). Paris Hilton. Warner Bros. Records. 2006. 9362-44138-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
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  23. "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline". Musicline.de. Media Control. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
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  27. "Oricon Top 50 Albums" (In Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
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  29. "20060827 Top 40 Scottish Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company.
  30. "Paris Hilton – Paris". Spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  31. "Paris Hilton – Paris". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  32. "Paris Hilton – Paris". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  33. "20060827 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  34. "Paris Hilton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Paris Hilton. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  35. "Russia certifications 2018" (PDF). Retrieved July 25, 2018.

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