Archived from on May 18, 2015. The album was released on April 10, 2006 by. Rogers and Sturken produced and wrote eight of the album's sixteen tracks. Archived from on May 22, 2011. Music of the Sun debuted at number 10 on the and peaked in the top-forty of album charts in , , and the.
Archived from on January 13, 2009. She also recorded songs for advertising the Happy fragrance by and deodorant of the company. Archived from on March 10, 2009. The sample includes the and instrumental, as well as the layered and compressed. The album was certified Platinum there for selling over 30,000 copies. Archived from on November 19, 2011. Some critics gave the album positive reviews, stating that Rihanna gracefully avoided the sophomore disappointment while others compared the album to her.
He knows, and it makes him feel so bad. And we felt like it was time to come up with a new album. A Girl like Me is a , and album influenced by Rihanna's roots. In , the album topped the , becoming Rihanna's first number-one album in the country, and was later certified Platinum there. It received positive reviews from music critics, especially for its energy and Rihanna's vocal performance. A Girl like Me managed to reach the top twenty in , , the , and.
Retrieved on November 27, 2009. October 24, 2009, at the. Retrieved on November 27, 2009. While working on A Girl like Me, Rihanna not only recorded songs but also promoted Music of the Sun. So for the second album, I was like, 'You know what? The album ended the year as the 20th best-selling album in the world in 2006 and has sold an estimated 3,600,000 units worldwide. It garnered a mixed response from critics; many praised its powerful balladry, but some criticized the lyrics.
The Okanagan Valley Group of Newspapers. Archived from on October 24, 2012. An expanded double-disc of the album was re-released in , titled A Girl like Me: Deluxe Edition, on November 17, 2006. The album received mixed reviews from music critics, who complimented its dancehall and -inspired songs, while others criticized some of the production. Archived from on October 24, 2009. Archived from on April 23, 2008.
After the song failed to chart in the , the song became the last single from the album to feature a music video. Select albums in the Format field. In February 2006, Rihanna announced that she was going to release her second studio album in April 2006 under the name A Girl like Me. It also included an featuring two of Rihanna's music videos. The song prompted a mixed reaction from critics; Quentin B. It peaked at number one on the , and became the singer's first number one single on the chart. As of June 2015, the album has sold 1.
The song was written by Donovan Bennet and it was co-written by Sean Paul and Rihanna herself. The album also incorporates elements of and , as well as ballads, which music critics were ambivalent towards. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen, while production of the song was handled by Eriksen and Hermansen under their production team name, StarGate. It failed to match the success of the album's previous singles, though peaking within the top twenty of the singles charts in , and the. It's killing him to know that another guy is making me happy.
Archived from on January 5, 2013. She then took part in advertising and by shooting a promotional music video for the album's lead single supported by Nike. Ford and Rihanna, and it was recorded in , where Rihanna joined Paul on vacation. In , A Girl like Me debuted at number forty-five on the in April 2006. It's all about what it's like to be a girl like me, speaking of personal experiences as well as things that girls like me have gone through. The song was also included on the setlist of the Good Girl Gone Bad Tour 2007—09.