“ 2002 ” by Anne-Marie is taking the latest pop world by storm. The single was released on April the 18th 2018 under by the famous recording label Asylum. It is the sixth single from the pop star’s debut studio album, Speak Your Mind. The track is bustling with a whopping 123,747,038 views on YouTube. It initially debuted at number eight on UK Singles Chart but soon propelled up to reach number three to become the highest charting track of Anne-Marie to date.
Co-written with Ed Sheeran
“ 2002 ” is co-written by Anne-Marie with fellow British sensation Ed Sheeran. The other notable celebrities who have helped to pen the song are popular American singer-songwriter Julia Michaels, award-winning songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Levin and hit-making Brit musician, songwriter & producer Steve Mac. It’s Steve Mac again who has produced the single.
Interestingly, Anne-Marie did not have initial plans to release the track as a single, but the constant nudge from Sheeran on Instagram finally persuaded her to release it last April. And looking at the popularity of the single in just four months, it can be said Sheeran did the best job for his friend.
Sweet love ballad with a hint of nostalgia
“ 2002 ” by Anne-Marie hums the sweet essence of the singer’s love story in her teenhood and all its lovely memories. The backdrop of the song is the late 1990s or early 2000s when the 27-year-old star was in her adolescence. The singer has layered the song with a hint of nostalgia with a milieu of her favourite pop tracks that she grew up listening to in her teens.
“ 2002 ” opens up with a nostalgic chorus of the blockbuster hits of the last two decades which will take the listeners to a joyride to such good old times that most of us fondly remember. The single references six songs from that era, including – “ 99 Problems ” ( JAY-Z ), “ Bye, Bye, Bye ” ( NSYNC ), “ The Next Episode ” ( Dr. Dre ), “ Ride wit Me ” ( Nelly ), ” Oops!… I Did It Again ” and “…Baby One More Time ” ( Britney Spears ).
Commanding the charts
“ 2002 ” has bagged the number three position in the UK Singles Chart reached number thirty-six on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40. It has also reached number twenty-one on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart.
The video for “ 2002 ” has been directed by famous American music director Hannah Lux Davis who has also directed “ Friends ” for the singer.
Written by Nikki B
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 3
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