” I Really Like You ” is by Carly Rae Jepsen, the Canadian singer and songwriter. The song was written by Carly Rae Jepsen, Jacob Kasher Hindlin and Peter Svensson.
Jacob Kasher Hindlin, professionally known as Jacob Kasher is an American rapper, musician and songwriter. He co-wrote One Direction’s song ” Perfect ” and has written or co-written songs for artists including, Meghan Trainor, Jessie J, Flo Rida and Britney Spears.
Peter Svensson is the primary songwriter for Swedish rock band The Cardigans. Peter co-wrote their hit single ” Love fool ” along with lead singer Nina Persson.
The Justin Bieber song ” Love Me ” uses a passage from their hit single and credits both Peter and Nina as co-songwriters.
Jeff Halavacs ( Halatrax ) co-wrote American band Selena Gomez & the Scene’s Billboard Hot 100 single ” Round & Round ” and has worked with many artists including, Matt Cardle, Kevin Rudolf and Big Time Rush.
” I Really Like You ” was produced by Peter Svensson; Peter also helped produce Carly’s Album which this song features.
The single was released by record labels 604, School Boy and Interscope on the 2nd of March 2015 and taken from Carly’s third Album, Emotion.
Carly explained the song’s meaning, she said it’s about ” that time in a relationship when it’s too soon to say ‘I love you,’ but you’re well past, ‘I like you’, and you’re at the ‘I really, really like you’ stage “.
The accompanying music video was directed by Peter Glanz; Peter has worked in film and television directing movies like Lightning Bolt – Power of Salad and Beyond The Spin ( 2003 ). He has also directed music videos for artists including, Pink and Brown, The USA is a Monster and American alternative rock band Wilco.
Part of the video was filmed on location in Manhattan outside of the Mondrian SoHo Hotel. The hotel is owned by the Morgans Hotel Group, who is credited with inventing Boutique Hotel after they opened the Mondrian SoHo back in 1984.
The video features Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks ( Thomas Jeffrey “Tom” Hanks ), the American actor is not just one of the all-time highest box office stars in America but has an Asteroid named after him called 12818 Tom Hanks.
Also featured in the video are cameo appearances from stars of video-sharing app Vine, Rudy Mancuso and Andrew B. Bachelor ( King Bach).
” I Really Like You ” was a commercial success for Carly. In her native Canada, the song reached number fourteen on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 and spent eighteen weeks on the chart there.
In the United States, the song made a debut at number forty-eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached a peak of number thirty-nine. It spent eighteen weeks on the chart and gave Carly her third Top Forty chart entry in the country.
” I Really Like You ” entered the UK Singles Chart on the 9th of May 2015 and reached a peak of number three. It spent four weeks in the Top Ten and a total of twenty-one weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 39
UK Highest Chart Position: 3
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 37, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 11, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 43, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 44, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 14, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 17, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 7, Denmark (Tracklisten) 7, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 10, France (SNEP) 39, Germany (Official German Charts) 15, Hong Kong (HKRIA) 1, Hungary (Single Top 40) 27, Ireland (IRMA) 3, Italy (FIMI) 42, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 4,
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 13, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 25, Norway (VG-lista) 22, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 10, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 1, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 16, South Africa (EMA) 5, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 33, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 25, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 15
Official Website: Carlyraemusic.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/Carlyraejepsen
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/CarlyRaeJepsenFemale Artists carly rae jepsencarly rae jepsen i really like youi really like you