"An Evening with Silk Sonic" is the debut studio album by American R&B duo Silk Sonic, composed of recording artists Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. It was released on November 12, 2021, by Aftermath Entertainment and Atlantic Records. Mars reunited with Christopher Brody Brown, while .Paak reached out to Domitille Degalle and JD Beck to write the album. Silk Sonic recruited American musician Bootsy Collins for narration, and composers such as D'Mile to co-produce the album, which was recorded in 2017 and early 2020 to mid-2021.
Three singles preceded the album: the lead single "Leave the Door Open" was a commercial success, topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart as Mars's eighth number one song in the United States and Paak's first. The follow-up, "Skate", charted moderately, reaching number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The third single, "Smokin Out the Window", was released on November 5, 2021. .