About you now Sugababes
Song Title: About You Now
Date of release: 24 September 2007
Description: ” About You Now ” by the Sugababes, the British girl group was taken from their fifth Album ” Change “. The song was written and produced by Lukasz Gottwald and Cathy Dennis, while production for the song was the work of Lukasz who goes by the name of Dr. Luke. Additional production for the song came from Steven Wolf .
Island Records released ” About You Now ” as the main single from the Album in 2007, the first Album by the group to have singer Amelle Berrabah on all tracks.
The song fuses elements of pop rock with dance to provide an upbeat experience for the listener. The lyrics are about thinking deeply over a relationship after the protagonist and love interest had parted company.
Liked by music critics generally, with some going as far as calling it a ” pop-electro-rock masterpiece “. Certainly the general consensus was that the Sugababes had produced one of their best singles.
” About You Now ” was to be the group’s sixth number one in the United Kingdom and the highest chart place for a single by the group since ” Push the Button ” back in 2005.
A commercially successful offering from the girls, ” About You Now ” reached number one in the UK where it stayed at the top for four weeks. Number 1’s followed in other countries including the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. Along with the number 1’s mentioned earlier, the song also reached the top ten in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Norway, and Spain.
As of October 2015, ” About You Now ” is the most successful of the Sugababes releases with sales in excess of 540,000 copies.
To add to the success the group enjoyed with sales, the song was nominated for Best British Single at the 2008 Brit Awards and to add to that, back in 2009 it was announced by the BBC that ” About You Now ” was the United Kingdom’s fifth most played song of the decade.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 57, Austria ( Austria Top 40) 4, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 7, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 28, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 12, European Hot 100 (Billboard) 3, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 19, France (SNEP) 19, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 1, Germany (Official German Charts) 4, Ireland (IRMA) 2, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 18, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 16, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 18, Norway (VG-lista) 7, Poland (Airplay Chart) 1, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 35, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 2, Spain Airplay (PROMUSICAE) 15, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 40, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 21, Turkey (Turkish Singles Chart) 2
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