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"Fifth Harmony" is Fifth Harmony's self-titled third studio album, released on August 25, 2017. The album's first single was called it was released on June 2, 2017. The album is the group's first record following the departure of Camila Cabello, who left the group in December 2016.

BackgroundEdit

During a backstage interview with radio host Elvis Duran after a iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert, the group revealed that they were working on a new album. However, on December 18, 2016, they announced that Camila Cabello had left the group in a message posted on social media and signed by them. Following Cabello's departure and speculations about the group's future, they published another statement where they explained, "We have spent the past year and a half (since her initial solo endeavor) trying to communicate to her and her team all of the reasons why we felt Fifth Harmony deserved at least one more album of her time. We are excited for our future, and we can't wait for what the new year brings."[1] They made their first appearance as a four-piece at the 43rd People's Choice Awards on January 17. During the show, they performed an edited version of "Work from Home", and went on to win the award for "Favorite Group" for the second consecutive year.[2] 

The Asian leg of the 7/27 Tour ran from March 23, 2017 to April 8. During an interview with Billboard, member Ally Brooke stated that the group for the first time was having "A lot of creative control and input" and that is something "they are so excited about."[3] On April 12, 2017, the quartet appeared on the cover for Galore magazine where they discussed the concept and sonority present on their third album, "we've been creating sounds that we've been wanting to touch base on. Some R&B tones, some rhythmic tones. It's been amazing to create with one another because we're so different when it comes to music," Dinah Jane said. "We love different genres. So to vibe together and create this Fifth Harmony sound is what makes it so special."

TracklistEdit

No.Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Down"(featuring Gucci Mane) Joshua Coleman, Gucci Mane, Dallas Koehlke & Jude Demorest Ammo, DallasK 2:44
2."He Like That" Joshua Coleman, Dallas Koehlke, Ester Dean, Dexter Ansley, Gerald Baillergeau, Ondreius Burgie, Stanley Burrell, George Clinton Jr, Garry Shider & David Spradley Chris "TEK" O'Ryan, Ester Dean, Ammo, DallasK 3:37
3. "Sauced Up" Harmony Samuels, Edgar Etienne, Varren Wade, Candace Shields, Ryan Toby, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei Harmony Samuels & Edgar Etienne 3:17
4."Make You Mad' Dan James, Leah Haywood, Rob Ellmore, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei Dreamlab & Ruffian 2:54
5."Deliver" Jonathan Yip, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus, Ray McCullough, Taylor Parks, Whitney Phillips The Stereotypes 3:26
6. "Lonely Night"
Jason Evigan, Dayo Alatunji, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei, Jordan Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax
The Monsters & Strangerz & Jason Evigan 3:25
7. "Don't Say You Love Me" Nate Cyphert, Ian Kirkpatrick, Henrik Barman Michaelsen, Edvard Erfjord, Lisa Scinta Ian Kirkpatrick & The Electric 3:13
8."Angel" Sonny Moore & Jason Boyd Poo Bear & Skrillex 3:09
9."Messy" Dan James, Leah Haywood, Rob Ellmore, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei, Thomas Allen, Harold Brown, Orville Burrell, Morris Dickerson, Rickanrdo Ducent, Gerry Goldstein, Leroy Jordan, Lee Levitin, Charles Miller, Shaun Pizzonia, Howard Scott, Brian Thompson Dreamlab & Ruffian 3:14
10. "Bridges" Thomas Brown, Anthony Jones, Sebastian Kole, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei Tommy Brown & Anthony Jones 4:03

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]. Camila Leaves Fifth Harmony
  2. [2]. Fifth Harmony first appearance as a four-piece
  3. [3]. Ally Brooke updates on new album