Marques Houston Naked (2005).zip
Marques Houston Naked (2005).zip
Marques Houston is an American R&B singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. He is best known as a member of the R&B group Immature/IMx and for his solo albums, including his second one, Naked, released in 2005.
Naked is the second studio album by Marques Houston. It was released by The Ultimate Group and Universal Records on May 24, 2005 in the United States. The album features guest appearances by Joe Budden, Rufus Blaq and fellow former Immature member Young Rome.
The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Houston's vocals and the production by The Underdogs, but criticized the lack of originality and depth in the lyrics. The album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard 200 and number 5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. It was certified gold by the RIAA for selling over 500,000 copies in the US.
The album spawned three singles: "All Because of You", "Naked" and "Sex Wit You". The lead single, "All Because of You", features Young Rome and samples Van McCoy's "The Hustle". It reached number 76 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 29 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The second single, "Naked", is a slow jam that showcases Houston's falsetto. It reached number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 14 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. The third single, "Sex Wit You", features Tank and is a mid-tempo groove that expresses Houston's desire for intimacy. It reached number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 24 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
The album title, Naked, reflects Houston's intention to reveal his true self and emotions through his music. He said in an interview: "I wanted to show people who I really am, not just as an artist but as a person. I wanted to be more open and honest about my feelings, my experiences, my relationships. I wanted to be naked, in a sense."
The album cover shows Houston posing nude with a white sheet covering his lower body. He said that he wanted to create a provocative image that would capture people's attention and curiosity. He also said that he was comfortable with his body and sexuality and that he wanted to express himself artistically. He said: "I'm not trying to be a sex symbol or anything like that. I'm just trying to be me."
Naked is one of Houston's most successful albums to date. It established him as a solo artist and showcased his versatility and maturity as a singer and songwriter. The album also influenced other R&B artists who followed his style of blending smooth vocals with contemporary beats and sensual lyrics.
Naked is available for download as a zip file from various online sources. The zip file contains 11 tracks in MP3 format and a cover art image in JPEG format. The file size is about 60 MB and the download time depends on the internet speed and connection. The zip file can be extracted using any software that supports zip files, such as WinZip or 7-Zip. The extracted files can be played on any device that supports MP3 files, such as computers, smartphones or music players.
Naked is a must-have album for any fan of Marques Houston or R&B music in general. It is a classic example of how to blend soulful vocals with modern production and catchy hooks. It is also a personal and intimate album that reveals Houston's inner thoughts and feelings about love, sex and relationships. It is an album that will make you feel naked, in a good way.