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Rudebox is the seventh studio album by English singer-songwriter Robbie Williamsreleased on 23 October in the United Kingdom. Williams himself spoke fondly of the album upon its release; "It has become something on which I've found myself. This is the right direction for me personally, this is what it is. I saw the whole Robbie Were The Pet Shop Boys - Robbie Williams - Rudebox coming to a close as it was, I couldn't make another album like the ones I'd made, and this has just opened up a thousand other doors.
What I am excited about now is making more music. I love all the stuff on the album, I love Rudebox, it's a favourite song of mine. I don't know what's gonna happen now, I'm excited about getting it out there, but I'm more excited about making more.
The album is a mixture of covers and new tracks, in addition to "Summertime", a song originally written when Williams left Take That and which appeared in the credits of Mike Bassett: England Manager. Receiving a mixed reception from critics, the album reached the top position in fourteen countries including United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, New Flavour - Various - Up & Down Club Sessions, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Italy and Finland.
Hamilton has claimed he wishes to take the matter to court as he is not credited as a co-writer on the album. Further controversy arose over the track "The 90's", part of which implies that Williams was ripped off by Take That 's manager Nigel Martin-Smith after the band failed to make a profit from a European tour.
The song raised the ire of Martin-Smith, who demanded that the song be removed from the album. According to review aggregator MetacriticRudebox received an average of 53 out of indicating mixed to Were The Pet Shop Boys - Robbie Williams - Rudebox reviews from music critics, based on twelve critiques.
In the United Kingdom, the album sold 54,  copies on the day of its release, reaching number one on the midweek version of the UK Do You Know (Raul Campos Fresh Produce Remix) - Femi Kuti - Femi Vs. KCRW Soundclash! Chart. The next day, the album had sold over 75, copies. However, the album performed better than Beautiful World outside the UK.
The fallout of the album's relative failure led to the firing of two music executives responsible for the album's development. The album was released in the Netherlands on 20 Octoberon the same day the album was certified platinum as a result of pre-order sales of over 70, copies. It was released on 23 October in Australia and debuted at number-one, achieving platinum status in its first week. The album was certified platinum there, with sales of overcopies. Rudebox became Gangsta Gangsta (NWA) - Beanie Sigel - Public Enemy #1 eighteenth best selling album of worldwide according to the IFPI.
From Wikipedia, Were The Pet Shop Boys - Robbie Williams - Rudebox free encyclopedia. This article is about the album. For the title track, see Rudebox song.
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