High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! "e;1+1"e; is a song recorded by American recording artist Beyonce Knowles for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011). Knowles debuted the song on May 25, 2011, on American Idol, and digitally released it as a promotional single in the United States through Columbia Records. Serving as the opening track on 4, the song was written and produced by Knowles, Terius "e;The-Dream"e; Nash and Christopher "e;Tricky"e; Stewart. "e;1+1"e; was originally titled "e;Nothing but Love"e; and The-Dream had initally planned to include it on his second studio album, Love vs. Money (2009). A down-tempo power ballad, "e;1+1"e; draws from the genres of contemporary R&B and soul music. The song finds Knowles as the female protagonist expressing her endless love to her soul mate. The lyrics make strong statements about the power of the relationship.