Release and promotion::The Lady Killer (album)


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Release and promotion The album was released on November 9, 2010, by Elektra Records and Roadrunner Records.<ref>Mapes, Jillian (September 22, 2010). Cee Lo Pushes Up 'The Lady Killer' Release Date to Nov. 9. Billboard. Retrieved on 2010-11-06.</ref> It was made available for streaming at NPR through to November 9, 2010.<ref name="npr">Jarenwattananon, Patrick. Yenigun, Sami (October 31, 2010). First Listen: Cee Lo Green, 'The Lady Killer'. NPR. Retrieved on 2010-11-01.</ref>


The album's lead single "Fuck You" was released on August 19, 2010, and charted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.<ref name="FUacharts"/> It also became an international hit and peaked within the top-ten of charts in several countries, including number one in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.<ref name="FUacharts">Song Performance: 'Fuck You'. α Retrieved on 2010-11-11.</ref> The radio edit of the song was entitled "Forget You", while another edit is simply entitled "FU".<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> A music video for the song was released on YouTube on August 19, 2010,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> featuring the lyrics of the song appearing on different colored backgrounds with film grain overlaid on the video. The video went viral, receiving over two million views within a week of its release.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> The official music video was released on September 1, 2010.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

The second single, "It's OK", was released on December 13, 2010.<ref>Staff (November 2010). Music – Singles Release Diary. Digital Spy. Archived from the original on 2010-11-20.</ref> It charted on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at 20.<ref name="its ok - UK charting">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> "Fool for You" was solicited to radio as the album's third single on March 8, 2011.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The album's fourth single, "Bright Lights Bigger City" was released on March 27, 2011.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The album's fifth single, "I Want You" was released on June 5, 2011.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> "Cry Baby" was released as the album's sixth single on September 12.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The seventh single and the first from The Platinum Edition of the album, "Anyway" was released on December 11.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Live performances

Green toured during 2010 and 2011 with an all-female backing band named Scarlet Fever, performing for Taratata,<ref name="2010Sep21"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Reeperbahn Festival,<ref name="2010Sep24"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name="2010Sep24DiS"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> the BBC,<ref name="2010Sep25"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=2010Oct06> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name="2010Oct26"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name="2010Nov03"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Late Show with David Letterman,<ref name="2010Nov08"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> W's Symmetry Live Concert Series,<ref name="2010Nov11spin"> {{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref><ref> {{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> Saturday Night Live,<ref name="2011Jan15"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name="2011Jan15omg"> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> the Jimmy Kimmel Live! special show following the Academy Awards,<ref name="2011Feb27"> {{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and many other venues. Core band members included Sharon Aguilar (lead guitar, violin), Brittany Brooks (drums), Theresa Flaminio (keyboards, background vocals), and Regina Zernay Roberts (bass guitar, Moog synthesizer).

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