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Climate Change is the tenth studio album by rapper and songwriter Pitbull. It was released on March 17, 2017. through RCA Records, Polo Grounds Music and Mr. 305 Inc.[5][6] It features Enrique Iglesias, Flo Rida, Jennifer Lopez and Jason Derulo.[7][8][9]

Climate Change
Climate Change Pitbull Cover.jpg
Studio album by Pitbull
Released March 17, 2017
Recorded 2015–16
Genre
Length 44:16
Label
Producer
Pitbull chronology
Dale
(2015)Dale2015
Climate Change
(2017)
Singles from Climate Change
  1. "Messin' Around"
    Released: April 8, 2016
  2. "Greenlight"
    Released: July 22, 2016
  3. "Can't Have"
    Released: November 21, 2016
  4. "Options"
    Released: February 17, 2017[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]
All Music 4/5 stars[3]
Tiny Mix Tapes 1/2/5 stars[4]

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Despite the delay of release date, Pitbull announced the album would be released on March 17, 2017, on Twitter.[10][11] "Can't Have", "Options" and "Greenlight" were released as singles off the album.[12][8][13] In October 2016, he said "As of right now, we’re looking at 2017, but you never know. Album (release dates) always change. Right now we’re working on two records in the thirteenth hour with very, very interesting features that will also be part of Climate Change".[14]

A world tour for the album was scheduled to kick off in Asia for a 10 concert run, but was cancelled at the last minute. IME stated on May 11, 2017 "We are extremely sorry to announce that Pitbull’s Climate Change Tour in Asia has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts." to address the cancellation of the tour.

Commercial performanceEdit

Climate Change debuted at number 29 on the Billboard 200 with 14,000 units scanned (11,000 pure sales).[15]

SinglesEdit

"Messin' Around" featuring Enrique Iglesias was released on April 8, 2016[16] as the lead single of the album. On May 25, 2016, Pitbull uploaded the music video for "Messin' Around" on his YouTube and Vevo account.[17] It peaked at number sixty-four in the United States.[18]

On July 25, 2016, Pitbull released "Greenlight" featuring Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis as the album's second single.[19] Its music video was released on August 19, 2016.[20]

"Can't Have" featuring Steven A. Clark and Ape Drums was released on November 21, 2016 as the third single from the album.[13]

"Options" featuring Stephen Marley was released on February 17, 2017 as the fourth single from the album.[21] Its official music video was uploaded on Pitbull's Vevo on March 17, 2017, the same date as the album's release.[22]

Promotional singlesEdit

"Freedom" was released on January 8, 2016.[23] The official music video was uploaded to Pitbull's Vevo on February 10, 2016.[24]

"Bad Man" featuring Robin Thicke, Joe Perry and Travis Barker was released on February 14, 2016 and was performed the following night as the closing number to the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.[25][26] The official music video was uploaded to Pitbull's VEVO channel on April 20, 2017.[27]

Other songsEdit

"FREE.K" was released on October 23, 2015.[28] It was supposed to be included in 'Climate Change' but it didn't make the final cut.[29]

Track listingEdit

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "We Are Strong" (featuring Kiesza)
  • Jimmy Joker
  • IAMCHINO
  • AJ Junior
  • Gomez
  • Brooks[a]
  • Will "Chilly Willy" Madera[a]
3:36
2. "Bad Man" (featuring Robin Thicke, Joe Perry and Travis Barker)
3:35
3. "Greenlight" (featuring Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis) 4:05
4. "Messin' Around" (featuring Enrique Iglesias)
  • Jimmy Joker
  • Gomez
  • IAMCHINO
  • AJ Junior
3:42
5. "Better on Me" (featuring Ty Dolla $ign)
  • Twice as Nice
3:47
6. "Sexy Body" (with Jennifer Lopez)
  • Pérez
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Karen Chin
  • Paul Scott
  • Jerome Price
  • Luke Calleja
  • Cheri Williams
  • Michael Mayeda
  • Anthony Kelly
  • Dwayne Richardson
  • Al Sherrod Lambert
  • Joey Washington
  • Derek Jenkins
3:43
7. "Freedom"
  • Pearl
2:55
8. "Options" (featuring Stephen Marley)
  • Kirkpatrick
3:59
9. "Educate Ya" (featuring Jason Derulo)
3:33
10. "Only Ones to Know" (featuring Leona Lewis)
  • Alex Ross
3:50
11. "Dedicated" (featuring R. Kelly and Austin Mahone)
3:56
12. "Can't Have" (featuring Steven A. Clark and Ape Drums)
3:35
Total length: 44:16

Notes

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[30] 74
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[31] 161
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[32] 186
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[33] 20
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[34] 11
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[35] 69
US Billboard 200[36] 29
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[37] 12

ReferencesEdit

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