” Forever and for Always ” is by Shania Twain ( Eilleen Regina Edwards ), the Canadian singer and songwriter. The song was written by Shania Twain and Robert John ‘ Mutt ‘ Lange.
Production for the single was by Robert John ‘ Mutt ‘ Lange, the British record producer and songwriter who has worked with artists like AC/DC, Foreigner and Bryan Adams.
” Forever and for Always ” was taken as the third single from Shania’s fourth album, UP, released by record label Mercury Nashville.
The song is about finding that special someone and being in love right through life, Shania explained what the song meant to her ” there is something inspirational about people who start relationships when they are kids and are still in love when they are older. ”
In the video two young children are seen on a beach where the girl finds a shell which the boy washes, later when they are older the woman wears that same shell, symbolising a lifelong love for each other.
” Forever and for Always ” was to be a commercial success. In the United States, the song entered the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart at number sixty and climbed to reach number four; it remained on the chart for twenty-six weeks.
On the Billboard Hot 100, the song entered at number seventy-five, from where it climbed to number twenty, spending a total of twenty-three weeks on the chart.
Shania enjoyed success outside of the United States with ” Forever and for Always ” reaching the Top Ten in six countries including Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart and reached number sex; it spent one week in the Top Ten and a total of ten weeks on the chart.
In 2004, ” Forever and for Always ” was nominated for two Grammy Awards, one for the best country song and the other best female country vocal performance.
Shania didn’t win the awards. However, the song was named Song of the year at the BMI Country Songwriter Awards and the European BMI Awards in the same year.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 20
UK Highest Chart Position: 6
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australian Singles Chart 45, Austrian Singles Chart 6, Canadian Singles Chart 5, Dutch Singles Chart 44, European ( Hot 100 ) 14, German Singles Chart 9, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 37, Irish Singles Chart 6, New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 17, Polish Airplay Chart 27, Romanian Singles Chart 8, Swiss Singles Chart 26
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