Who You Are

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Who You Are
Studio album by Jessie J
Released 25 February 2011 (2011-02-25)
Recorded
  • 2010–2011
Genre
Length 50:14
Label
Producer
Jessie J chronology
Who You Are
(2011)
Alive
(2013)
Singles from Who You Are
  1. "Do It Like a Dude"
    Released: 18 November 2010
  2. "Price Tag"
    Released: 25 January 2011
  3. "Nobody's Perfect"
    Released: 27 May 2011
  4. "Who's Laughing Now"
    Released: 26 August 2011
  5. "Domino"
    Released: 29 August 2011
  6. "Who You Are"
    Released: 13 November 2011
  7. "Laserlight"
    Released: 4 May 2012

Who You Are is the debut album by English singer-songwriter Jessie J, released on 28 February 2011 by Lava Records. The album was originally due to be released a month later but due to Jessie J's popularity the album got brought forward.[1] The album was written over a five year period.

Critical reception[change | change source]

 Professional ratings
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club (C-)[3]
BBC Music (mixed)[4]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[5]
The Independent 3/5 stars[6]
NME (5/10) [7]
Pitchfork Media (2.0/10)[8]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[9]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[10]
Spin (7/10)[11]

Who You Are received mainly positive reviews from music critics.

Certification[change | change source]

On 6 March 2011, Who You Are debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, behind Adele's 21. It sold 105,000 copies in its first week.[12] In August 2013 the album was certified quadruple Platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for selling 1,200,000 copies in the United Kingdom.[13]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Price Tag" (featuring B.o.B) Dr. Luke 3:43
2. "Nobody's Perfect"  
  • Cornish
  • Kelly
Andre Brissett 4:19
3. "Abracadabra"  
  • Cornish
  • Gottwald
  • Kelly
Dr. Luke 3:50
4. "Big White Room" (live) Cornish Jessie J 5:30
5. "Casualty of Love"  
Martin K 3:54
6. "Rainbow"  
  • Cornish
  • Warren "Oak" Felder
  • Edwin "Lil' Eddie" Serrano
  • Kasia "KC" Livingston
Oak 3:05
7. "Who's Laughing Now"  
3:54
8. "Do It Like a Dude"  
  • Cornish
  • Astasio
  • Pebworth
  • Shave
  • Abrahams
  • Ighile
3:15
9. "Mamma Knows Best"  
  • Cornish
  • Ashton Thomas
Thomas 3:15
10. "L.O.V.E."  
Gad 3:52
11. "Stand Up"  
K-Gee 3:27
12. "I Need This"  
Oak 4:20
13. "Who You Are"  
Gad 3:50
Total length:
50:14
Platinum edition bonus tracks[17][18]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
14. "Domino"  
3:51
15. "My Shadow"  
  • Cornish
  • Astasio
  • Pebworth
  • Shave
  • Carl Haley
  • Greg Haley
  • Rafael Haley
  • Charlie Platt
  • The Invisible Men
  • The Fives
3:29
16. "Laserlight" (featuring David Guetta)
  • Cornish
  • The Invisible Men
  • Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
  • Frédéric Riesterer
  • Guetta
  • Tuinfort
  • Riesterer
3:31
Total length:
61:05

Charts and certifications[change | change source]

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Label Edition
Ireland[35] 25 February 2011 (2011-02-25) Universal Music Standard edition
Netherlands[36]
Switzerland[37]
Russia[38] 28 February 2011 (2011-02-28) Island Records
France[39] Universal Music
Belgium[40]
Luxembourg[41]
Denmark[42] 2 March 2011
Australia[43] 4 March 2011
New Zealand[44] 7 March 2011
Brazil[45] 18 March 2011
Poland[46]
Mexico[47] 5 April 2011
United States[48] 12 April 2011 Lava Records, Universal Republic
Canada[source?] Universal Music
Germany[48] 20 May 2011
Japan[49] 8 June 2011
United Kingdom[50] 24 October 2011 Island Records
United States[51] 9 November 2011 Lava Records, Universal Republic Platinum/Deluxe Edition
United Kingdom[52] 14 November 2011 Island Records
Germany[53] 25 November 2011 Universal Music
Poland[54] 2 December 2011

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