In its original release, the album was formatted as a double album , intending to market Beyoncé's dichotomous artistic persona. In non-Deluxe Edition form, Beyoncé's third solo studio album is as concise as 2006's B'day, but it is divided into two discs as a way to emphasize the singer's distinct personalities.It's a gimmick, of course -- a flimsy one. The first side (I Am…) demonstrates her vulnerability, while the second half exudes attitude and assertiveness. From the first set, “If I Were a Boy” and “Disappear” are acoustic downtempo tunes. Editors' Notes Beyoncé has designed an album that reflects a dual personality. It was released on November 12, 2008, by Columbia Records and Music World Entertainment . On the opposite end, her larger-than-life voice is perfectly suited to the sonic enormity and melodrama of “Halo.” Beyoncé is one of the few performers who can swiftly shift from a song like “Ave Maria” to the booty-shaking uproar of “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).” Editors’ Notes From the first set, “If I Were a Boy” and “Disappear” are acoustic downtempo tunes. The two-disc album I Am…Sasha Fierce, Beyoncé’s third album, released on November 18, 2008, is among her most critically successful releases to date.

Sasha Fierce is the third solo studio album by American singer Beyoncé.