Beyoncé’s ‘4’ feat. “Run the World (Girls)” is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.1+1 (Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, Christopher Stewart) – 04:35 . 2.I Care (Jeff Bhasker, Chad Hugo, Beyoncé Knowles) – 04:00 . 3.I Miss You (Beyoncé Knowles, Frank Ocean, Shea Taylor) – 02:58 . 4.Best Thing I Never Had (Antonio Dixon, Kenneth Edmonds, Larry Griffin Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Caleb Mccampbell, Patrick Smith, Shea Taylor) – 04:13 . 5.Party (Jeff Bhasker, Douglas Davis, Beyoncé Knowles, Dexter R. Mills, Ricky Walters) – 04:04 . 6.Rather Die Young (Jeff Bhasker, Beyoncé Knowles, Luke Steele) – 03:42 . 7.Start Over (Beyoncé Knowles, Shea Taylor) – 03:19 . 8.Love On Top (Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, Shea Taylor) – 04:27 . 9.Countdown (Michael Davis, Julie Frost, Beyoncé Knowles, Cainon Lamb, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, Terius Nash) – 03:21 . 10.End Of Time (Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, David Taylor, Shea Taylor) – 03:43 . 11.I Was Here (Diane Warren) – 03:58 . 12.Run The World (Girls) (Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash, Adidja Palmer, Thomas Wesley Pentz, David Taylor, Nick Van De Wall) – 03:55
Musicians : Beyoncé – Vocals, Background Vocals . André 3000 – Vocals, Background Vocals . Pete Wolford – Guitar . Nikki Glaspie – Drums . Lee Blaske – Strings . Drew Sayers – Baritone, Tenor . Chad Hugo – Rhythm Guitar . Jeff Bhasker – Keyboard, Guitar, Keyboards, Drum Programming . Rob Suchecki – Guitar . Cole Kamen-Green – Trumpet . Josiah Woodson – Trumpet . Nick Videen – Tenor, Alto Saxophone . Alex Asher – Trombone . Morgan Price – Baritone Saxophone, Tenor . Shea Taylor – Alto Saxophone . Luke Steele – Guitar . Robert “R.T.” Taylor – Guitar . Pat Thrall – Guitar . Johnny Butler – Tenor Saxophone . Jack Daley – Bass Guitar . Ryan Tedder – Drums, Piano, Programming . Brent Kutzle – Cello, Guitar, Programming . Luke Steele – Background Vocals . Kanye West – Background Vocals . Consequence – Background Vocals . Ryan Tedder – Background Vocals . Billy Kraven – Background Vocals
Production : Produced By Beyoncé Knowles, Antonio Dixon, Babyface, Brent Kutzle, Jeff Bhasker, Diplo, Kuk Harrell, Kanye West, Kaskade, Luke Steele, Los Da Mystro, Ryan Tedder, Shea Taylor, Switch, Symbolyc, One The-Dream, Tricky Stewart Tom Coyne – Mastering . Mark Gray – Assistant Engineer . Jason Sherwood – Assistant Engineer . Steven Dennis – Assistant Engineer . Pete Wolford – Assistant Engineer . Scott Barnett – Assistant Engineer . Tony Maserati – Mixing . Val Brathwaite – Mixing Assistant . Ryan Kelly – Assistant Engineer . Serge Nudel – Mixing Assistant, Assistant Engineer . Gloria Kaba – Assistant Engineer . Serban Ghenea – Mixing . John Hanes – Mixing Engineer . Phil Seaford – Mixing Assistant . Gaylord Holomalia – Assistant Engineer . Christian Mochizuki – Assistant Engineer . Edwin Delahoz – Assistant Engineer . Justin Hergett – Assistant Engineer . Jon Castelli – Assistant Engineer . Ramón Rivas – Assistant Engineer . Chris Soper – Assistant Engineer . Smith Carlson – Assistant Engineer . Eric Aylands – Assistant Engineer . Jon Sher – Assistant Engineer . Kaskade – Mixing . Jens Bergmark – Mixing . Julian Napolitano – Mixing . Dj Swivel – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Tony Duran – Photography . Greg Gex – Photography . Ty Hunter – Fashion Director . Lisa Logan – Glam Team . Adam Larson – Art Director . Raquel Smith – Stylist . Jenke Ahmed Taily – Creative Director . Ellen Von Unwerth – Photography
Recorded March 2010 – April 2011.
Released On June 24, 2011 By Parkwood Columbia.
Video Director(s) : Francis Lawrence for “Run the World (Girls)” . Diane Martel for “Best Thing I Never Had” . Alan Ferguson for “Party” . Beyoncé Knowles & Ed Burke for “Love On Top” . Beyoncé Knowles & Adria Petty for “Countdown”