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Beyonce: 'Best Thing I Never Had' First Listen!

Beyonce: 'Best Thing I Never Had' First Listen!

Listen to Beyonce‘s new song “Best Thing I Never Had”!

It’s the second single from the 29-year-old global superstar’s upcoming album 4, available in stores and online Tuesday, June 28.

Beyonce and Babyface cowrote the new track!

The chorus goes, “I wanted you back, I’m so through with that/ Cuz honestly you turned out to be/ The best thing I never had/ You turned out to be/ The best thing I never had/ I’m gonna always be/ The best thing you’d never had.”


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It’s like these artists are releasing a new single every week…. and sadly each one as forgettable as the last. zzzz

Youre not white! Stop trying. Bleached hair is not gonna help you.

Just release the whole darn album for heavens sake. So far the album seems to be a bust.

Beyonce, please give us a chance to miss you. Take your time to put out quality material.

She keeps getting whiter every time I see her.

teamMariah @ 06/01/2011 at 12:20 pm

Not that good a song, unoriginal, sounds like album filler material , and to think that she’s been working on this album for like 2 years and all the music so far is mediocre. Expected much better from her, I mean this was the album that was suppose to seal the deal and confirm her as a legend, but looks like she’s dropped the ball big big time. On other news CANNOT WAIT FOR NEW MATERIAL FROM THE DIVA SUPREME, MARIAH!!!!

I LOOOOOOOve this song. classic B. I love her ballads. I can so see this being the next Irreplacable. I wish she could go back to her Dad too, He manage her since she was a child. He is the best.

Isn’t Mariah in Rehab or something!
Gaga doesn’t produce music, she produces costumes
Xtina is a has been, that is why she is doing the voice
Britney – Have you seen her perform lately -pppffff
Rihanna – Can’t sing
I don’t even know where the heck whitney houston is these days

OMG I’m sorry but this song is not album worthy and Ok , I love Beyonce as a singer but this song is als not for her voice I see someone like rihanna singing this, I mean beyonces voice is to good for this song….Beyonce can do better. I do love the melody of the song…

@Paul: I totally agree with you! I’m actually really disappointed in beyonce.. where are her hits?

I love this song.I think it’s one of her best songs.

@robpatilove: LMAO ! why ? cuz she says what goes around comes around … that comment is pathetic …

Best thing she never had? White skin, judging by the cover.

Your teaching me to move on and not kill myself. This entire time I was confused cause I know I’m a woman of God. ;). He was so mean…..

SOFT PORN QUEEN @ 06/01/2011 at 6:57 pm

Oh dear. More oversing. I also notice she dont go out in the sun to the beach or enjoy the sunny outdoor long enough. Its like she has a fear of getting tanned and prefer to be pale and bleached.

My god she is so damn OVERRATED.

@teamMariah: If you are hating on Beyoncé just because you prefer Mariah , i’d like to mention that these too are friends and spent vacations together … You don’t hate now right ? Urghhh LAME !

What does J-Hud have to do with this song? It’s not her song and her voice is way different than B”s but I wouldn’t say it is better. Why this unnecessary comparison?

“Huh…Who is that white girl under Beyonce’s name?” Is what I thought while clicking on this. I’m still wondering.

She’s lookin…. she’s lookin’ pretty white lately.

She has a light in front of her face + the flashes of cameras , of course her skin is white you dumb ! And she always looked that way except that lately she’s blond so that make her skin look ‘ whiter ‘ you people always see bad things and make up doesn’t help either !

Standerd stuff from her, its pretty nice.

@4BEE: Don’t get your Beyonce panties in a twist. It’s no secret that the woman is slowly becoming lighter and lighter. In our society where being dark-skinned is some sort of curse (I obviously don’t agree) one who is socially conscious and aware can’t help but notice that something isn’t right…

And the mere fact that she simply refuses to embrace all aspect of a black woman (i.e., bleaching her hair/skin, relaxing/straightening her hair/weave) she’s perpetuating the idea that being black isn’t cool. That’s how I see it, so that’s how I’m calling it.

And, you don’t know me so I’m going to let you know now that I’m not a dumb !, I’m really very intelligent. :)

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