Alexis Jordan by Alexis Jordan


Summary

Alexis Jordan is the self-titled debut studio album by American recording artist Alexis Jordan. It was released from February 25, 2011, through Roc Nation. After being signed to rapper Jay-Z's Roc Nation label in March 2010, Jordan began working with Norwegian production duo Stargate on the album, Jordan also worked with producers Sandy Vee, Nightwatch, Espionage. The album was recorded between January 1, 2007 and October 15, 2010.

Alexis Jordan received generally positive reviews from music critics, who complimented its upbeat material and the album's lyrics, with one critic feeling "Her lyrics are unbridled enough to melt an ice-cold heart" and another praising it for being "dancefloor friendly". However, some critics found the album lacked a distinct style and compared the album to the music of Barbadian singer Rihanna. The album debuted at number nine in the United Kingdom. The album also debuted at number eleven in Australia. On April 30, 2011, the album debuted at number 80 on the Dutch Album Chart. In its 13th week the album shot from 72 to 23, reaching its peak of 21 two weeks later

The album was preceded by the lead single, "Happiness" on September 7, 2010, it peaked at number three in the UK and Australia, while it became a top-ten hit in Belgium (Flanders), New Zealand, and Poland. The song also peaked at number one on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart in the United States. The second single "Good Girl" peaked in the United Kingdom, at number six on February 27, 2011 and in the United States, it reached the top of the Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart. The third and final single "Hush Hush. The song peaked at number 36 in Ireland, and 66 in the UK from strong downloads from the album, almost one month before the official release