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Funk This is the eleventh studio album by American singer Chaka Khan. It was first released by Burgundy Records on September 25, 2007 in the United States. On October 13, 2007 the album entered at its peak position of number fifteen on the Billboard 200 and number five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. On December 6, 2007, the album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards, while "Disrespectful" was nominated for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Both nominations resulted in wins for Khan. By February 2008, "Funk This" had sold 160,000 copies in the US according to Nielsen SoundScan.[1]

Funk This
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 25, 2007
Recorded2007
Genre
Length59:07
LabelBurgundy
Producer
Chaka Khan chronology
The Platinum Collection
(2006)
Funk This
(2007)
S.O.U.L.
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars link
Rolling Stone3/5 stars link

The double A-side singles "Disrespectful" (featuring Mary J. Blige) and "Angel" were released to radio and made digitally available on iTunes in advance of the album release. Following the success of the initial double A-side single, the duet with Michael McDonald, "You Belong to Me", was released to radio, eventually peaking at number eighteen on the Hot Contemporary Jazz Songs chart.[2] The contemporary R&B ballad "One for All Time" reached number fifty-five on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.[3]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Back in the Day"4:30
2."Foolish Fool"3:47
3."One for All Time"4:45
4."Angel"4:27
5."Will You Love Me?"4:59
6."Castles Made of Sand"4:01
7."Disrespectful" (featuring Mary J. Blige)4:46
8."Sign 'O' the Times"5:24
9."Pack'd My Bags/You Got the Love" (featuring Tony Maiden)5:55
10."Ladies' Man"3:52
11."You Belong to Me" (featuring Michael McDonald)3:59
12."Hail to the Wrong"3:43
13."Super Life"5:03

SinglesEdit

  • "Disrespectful" (featuring Mary J. Blige) (2007) — #1 U.S. Dance
  • "Angel" (2007) — #29 U.S. R&B
  • "You Belong to Me" (featuring Michael McDonald) (2007) — #18 U.S. Hot Contemporary Jazz Songs
  • "One for All Time" (2008) — #35 U.S. R&B
  • "Disrespectful" (featuring Mary J. Blige) (2009) — #1 U.K. Music Week Commercial Pop

ChartsEdit

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 15
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 5

ReferencesEdit

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