", the lyrical content goes against the grain, speaking of abstinence, rejecting advances because "the goodies will stay in the jar." Critics hailed it as an "anthem of the summer" and one of the best singles of the year, complementing its dance-feel and beat, and the irony of the "clever" lyrics.
The single performed well worldwide, topping the charts in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, and charting in the top ten of other charts, receiving Platinum certification in the United States.
"1, 2 Step" was the second single released from it and became a hit.
Despite this setback, Ciara was still determined to reach her goal and signed a publishing deal as a songwriter.
Her first success was writing the song "Got Me Waiting" for R&B singer Fantasia Barrino's debut album, Free Yourself.
"Like a Boy" was released as the second international single which reached within the top twenty in the UK, The song achieved moderate success in other international markets.
In support of the album, Ciara went on her first headlining tour in October 2006.
She began production on her debut album later that year.