Paris (Paris Hilton album)

2006 album by Paris Hilton

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]

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

Critical receptionEdit

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

Paris received generally mixed reviews from music critics.

Track listingEdit

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

PersonnelEdit

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]

ChartsEdit

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 (Album Top 100)[20] 28
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[21] 17
French Albums (SNEP)[22] 67
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[23] 18
Greek Albums (IFPI)[24] 11
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[25] 40
Irish Albums (IRMA)[26] 27
Italian Albums (FIMI)[27] 22
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[28] 8
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[29] 16
Scottish Albums (OCC)[30] 27
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[31] 98
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[32] 6
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[33] 7
UK Albums (OCC)[34] 29
US Billboard 200[35] 6

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified Units/Sales
Russia (NPFF) Platinum 20,000[36]

ReferencesEdit

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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". Rolling Stone. 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.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
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  30. "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  31. "Spanishcharts.com – Paris Hilton – Paris". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  32. "Swedishcharts.com – Paris Hilton – Paris". Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
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  34. "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  35. "Paris Hilton Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  36. "Russia certifications 2018" (PDF). Retrieved July 25, 2018.

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