Nothing But the Beat

Nothing But the Beat

by David Guetta
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Nothing But the Beat

French DJ David Guetta's R&B-meets-house formula had topped the charts around the globe by the time his 2011 effort, Nothing But the Beat, saw release, so it shouldn't be surprising that this star-studded collection of big-room tunes plays like a hits collection. His previous album, One Love, felt the same way, with every track a potential single, but the differences are in each album's appropriate title. This one plays like Now That's What I Call Guetta 2, with Snoop Dogg acting as an avenging disco Doggfather on the Auto-Tuned "Sweat," while Nicki Minaj does a pole dance on the operating table for "Turn Me On," which turns a doctor visit into double entendre overflow. Jennifer Hudson guests on the cut "Night of Your Life," making it the diva uplift track you'd expect from such a title, and Sia's "Titanium" is a decent stab at Coldplay-for-the-house-music set. But something's missing, something along the lines of "When Love Takes Over." Without that soulful kind of anchor, Nothing But the Beat offers the same experience as one of Guetta's numerous remix sets, which is a compliment if you're a dancefloor and a caution if you're a pair of headphones.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/29/2011
Label: Capitol
UPC: 5099967883028
catalogNumber: 78830

Album Credits

Performance Credits

David Guetta   Primary Artist
Pierre-Luc Rioux   Guitar

Technical Credits

Fabian Lenssen   Additional Production
Usher Raymond   Composer
Invisible Man   Composer
Silvio Ecomo   Additional Production
Calvin Broadus   Composer
Mike Caren   Vocal Producer
Sia   Composer
Jacob Luttrell   Composer,Vocal Producer
David Guetta   Composer,Producer,Vocal Producer
Aliaune "Akon" Thiam   Composer
Chris Brown   Composer
Guy Katsav   Engineer
Rico Love   Composer
Mark "Exit" Goodchild   Vocal Mixing
Taio Cruz   Composer
Giorgio Tuinfort   Composer,Producer
Jared Cotter   Composer
Pierre-Luc Rioux   Composer
Sandy Vee   Composer,Producer
Ester Dean   Composer
Nicki Minaj   Composer
Afrojack   Producer
Nasri Atweh   Composer
Oscar Salinas   Composer
Nick Van De Wall   Composer
Jessica Cornish   Composer
Frédéric Riesterer   Composer,Producer
Cristyle Johnson   Composer
Christopher Bridges   Composer
Juan Carlos Salinas   Composer
Dwayne Carter   Composer
Ali Tennant   Composer
Tramar Dillard   Composer
David Singer-Vine   Composer
Rutger "Ruffi" Kroese   Vocal Mixing
Black Raw   Additional Production
Michael Caren   Composer
Niles Hollowell-Dhar   Composer
Youbold   Art Direction
Jessica Sarangay   Composer
Anthony Preston   Composer
Amy Kaup   Composer
William Adams   Composer

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Nothing But the Beat 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Joyachiever More than 1 year ago
"Nothing But the Beat" by David Guetta is a very exciting and happy cd that has dance, pop, and electronica music tones in many of the musical tracks. What I enjoy the most about this cd is that David Guetta has the courage in pushing the musical envelope with the musical tracks and the artists that he chose to collaborate with. For example he teams up with Snoop Dogg for the daring club track of "Sweat". He does the very risqué and catchy "Little Bad Girl" with Taio Cruz and Ludacrais. The musical track that is "Lunar" (with Afrojack) is also very good and unique. However, my personal top three favorite tracks are "Night of Your Life" (with Jennifer Hudson), "Titanium" (with Sia), and "Turn Me On" (featuring Nicki Minaj). "Night of Your Life" is a provocative musical track about someone mentioning how they intend to give a memorable night to their date as long as they are treated right. "Titanium" is a fantastic musical gem about being emotionally strong (a.k.a psychologically bulletproof) even in the face of whatever judgement and/or treatment is projected outward. My overall favorite song is "Turn Me On" (featuring Nicki MinaJ). "Turn Me On" is an intense musical track about wanting to spend time with a crush and/or romantic interest. "Nothing But the Beat" by David Guetta is a great cd for anyone that enjoys an eclectic range of music that contains a creative combination of electronica, dance, and pop music.
hoppylynne More than 1 year ago
I actually bought the cd for a present and had listened to parts on line and decided to keep it for myself. That Good it is.
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