Because I Love It has been two years in the making. Originally set for an autumn 2006 release, and originally to be called None of the Above, the album was released on May 14 2007 in the United Kingdom.
The album was released to the US on different dates to various retailers. The album was made available as online exclusives for Walmart.com on July 3rd, 2007 and FYE on January 15th, 2008, while it's physical release didn't hit US markets until September 30th, 2008.
All future singles and promotion had been scrapped due to Amerie no longer being signed on to Sony/BMG.
|1||"Forecast (Intro)"||Chris & Drop||1:12|
|2||"Hate2LoveU"||One Up, co-produced by Amerie and Len Nicholson||3:13|
|3||"Some Like It"||Amerie, Len Nicholson, additional production by Quran Goodman & Destro||2:57|
|4||"Make Me Believe"||Amerie, Len Nicholson, The Buchanans||3:22|
|5||"Take Control"||Mike Caren, additional production by Cee-Lo Green, Amerie and Len Nicholson||3:42|
|6||"Gotta Work"||One Up||3:10|
|8||"Crazy Wonderful"||The Buchanans||3:49|
|9||"That's What U R"||Chris & Drop||3:38|
|10||"When Loving U Was Easy"||Curtis "C Note" Richardson||3:22|
|11||"Paint Me Over"||Bink!, additional production by Amerie||4:14|
|12||"Somebody Up There"||Bryan-Michael Cox||4:46|
|13||"All Roads"||Curtis C Note Richardson||3:08|
|14||"1 Thing"||Rich Harrison||4:01|
|15||"Losing U"||Kore & Bellek||3:26|
|16||"Take Control" [remix] featuring Se7en||Mike Caren, additional production by Cee-Lo Green, Amerie and Len Nicholson||3:43|
|17||"Streets Alone"||Chris & Drop||4:17|
The first single from the album was "Take Control", which had its video debut in the U.S. on January 15, 2007. The second single, released in Europe only, was the uptempo track "Gotta Work". The track was also featured in spots for the NBA and AXN television.
|European Top 100 Albums||56|
|Japanese Oricon Albums Chart||13|
|UK Albums Chart||17|