I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Song Title: I’m Yours
Artist: Jason Mraz
Date of release: April 15, 2008
Description: ” I’m Yours ” is by Jason Mraz ( Jason Thomas Mraz ), the American singer-songwriter. The song was written by Jason Mraz with production by Martin Terefe.
The song is released on the record label Atlantic and is the first single taken from Jason’s third Album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
Originally the song was released on a limited edition EP in 2005 called Extra Credit; this was used as promotion for Mr A–Z which was his second Album.
The song took Jason about fifteen minutes to write; he told Rolling Stone ” I played a happy-hippie chord progression that would probably work without 50 different Bob Marley songs. ”
Jason performed ” I’m Yours ” at gigs during 2004 and 2005, the song became a favourite track for fans before being released.
After he played the song at a festival in Sweden in 2007, Jason soon realised the popularity of the track when the crowd joined in singing along, later it was decided to make it part of his next Album.
The song has a feel-good beat with a slight reggae vibe; some are comparing it to the American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band, who are known for singles like ” Margaritaville “.
” I’m Yours ” proved to be a huge commercial success for Jason with high chart placements the World over.
In the United States, the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and climbed to reach number six making it his first single to reach the Top Ten.
Jason matched that success when the song climbed the Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks Chart to reach number one for nine weeks.
” I’m Yours ” broke the record at the time for the longest time spent on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with seventy-six weeks, then that run was the longest in Billboard history.
Later this record was to be broken in 2014 by an eighty-seven week run by ” Radioactive ” the Imagine Dragons song and the seventy-nine week run from AWOLNATION’s ” Sail “.
Outside of the US, ” I’m Yours ” was to reach the Top Ten in Australia, Canada and across Europe.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart at number seventy-eight and climbed to reach number eleven, it stayed in the Top Twenty for three weeks and spent a total of ninety-five weeks on the chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 6
UK Highest Chart Position: 11
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 3, Austria (Austria Top 40) 2, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 27, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 2, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 3, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 25, Denmark (Tracklisten) 3, Europe (European Hot 100 Singles) 17, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 11, France (SNEP) 1, Germany (Official German Charts) 8, Israel (Media Forest) 1, Italy (FIMI) 4, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 9, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 1, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 55, South Korea International Singles (Gaon) 24, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 6, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 1, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 5
Official Website: Jasonmraz.com
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/JasonMraz