Girl (album)

Pharrell Williams album

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]

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

ReviewsEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]
The A.V. ClubB[4]
Consequence of SoundB–[5]
Entertainment WeeklyB[6]
The Guardian     [7]
The Independent     [8]
Pitchfork Media6.2/10[9]
Rolling Stone     [10]
Spin8/10[11]
Slant Magazine     [12]

Girl received generally positive reviews from critics.[13]

Track listingEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ugwu, Reggie (February 25, 2014). "Pharrell, 'G I R L': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved September 22, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "G I R L Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2014. templatestyles stripmarker in |work= at position 1 (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Kellman, Andy (March 3, 2014). "G I R L — Pharrell Williams". AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Madden, Michael (March 5, 2014). "Album Review: Pharrell – G I R L". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved March 5, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Catucci, Nick (February 27, 2014). "G I R L Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 27, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. "Pharrell: G I R L | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2014-03-08. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. Dolan, Jon (March 2, 2014). "Pharrell Williams: G I R L | Music Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 4, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. Henderson, Eric (March 2, 2014). "Pharrell Williams: G I R L | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved March 4, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. "G I R L by Pharrell Williams". Metacritic/CBS Interactive, Inc. Retrieved 23 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)