” Lost Without You ” is by Delta Goodrem, the Australian singer-songwriter and actress. At a young age, Delta took up dancing, acting, singing and piano classes, beginning her career as a child actress. She starred in a variety of television shows, rising to fame as Nina Tucker in Neighbours, the Australian soap opera.
Delta was 15 when she first Ventured into the music industry and signed to Sony Music. She released Innocent Eyes, her debut Album, in 2003. The Album topped the Australian Albums Chart for twenty-nine consecutive weeks, a record. Innocent Eyes also reached number two on the UK Albums Chart.
The song was written by Bridget Benenate and Matthew Gerrard ( who also produced the track ). Bridget is an American songwriter. Her first real success came with the song ” Permission to Shine, ” which was performed by the band Bachelor Girl, the Australian pop duo consisting of Tania Doko and James Roche. The song topped the Australian Singles Chart in 1999. It was not until five years later that Bridget had her biggest success to date by co-writing Kelly Clarkson’s hit single ” Breakaway “. The American Idol winner’s single spent a record twenty consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart.
Matthew Gerrard is a Canadian record producer and songwriter. Along with Bridget Benenate and Avril Lavigne he co-wrote ” Breakaway “. Matthew has written or co-written for artists like Nick Carter, Kelly Clarkson, Hilary Duff, Eden’s Crush and Jesse McCartney. He has also made contributions to the soundtracks of the Disney Channel films including High School Musical, The Cheetah Girls 2, Jump In! and Camp Rock. His work has also been featured on the series Hannah Montana television soundtrack.
” Lost Without You ” was released by record labels Epic and Daylight ( both Sony Music Entertainment ) on the 28th of February 2003 in Australia and Worldwide in the middle of that year. The song was taken as the second single from Delta’s debut Album, Innocent Eyes.
The Album was released in Australia on the 21st of March 2003 and on the 30th of June the same year in the United Kingdom. A hugely successful Album, it debuted at the top of the Australian Albums Chart upon release, giving Delta her first chart-topper in the country.
In her native Australia, sales topped 1.2 Million. Worldwide, the Album has sold in the region of 4.5 Million copies. Innocent Eyes is the equal 6th-highest-selling Album in Australian history, tied with Hot August Night, a Neil Diamond Album from 1972.
The accompanying music video was directed by Katie Bell. The British director has worked with many artists during her career including Busted, Atomic Kitten, Honeyz, Tanita Tikaram and Boyzone. She also has directed commercials for brands like McDonalds, Eurostar, Kraft and Walmart.
The video, filmed in Roehampton London, features Delta in the living room of her home playing the piano and reminiscing the times she has spent with friends. It was released on the 17th of February 2003 to her Youtube channel.
” Lost Without You ” was a commercial success for Delta. In Australia the song debuted on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart at Number One, knocking Christina Aguilera’s ” Beautiful ” off the top, and in doing so became Delta’s second consecutive chart-topping single.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 28th of June 2003 and reached a peak of number three. It spent three weeks in the Top Ten and a total of thirteen weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 4
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Dutch Singles Chart 35, German Singles Chart 35, Irish Singles Chart 15, New Zealand Singles Chart 4
Official Website: Deltagoodrem.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/DeltaGoodremMusic
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