Mysterious girl Peter Andre
Song Title: Mysterious girl
Artist: Peter Andre
Date of release: May 1996
Description: ” Mysterious girl ” is by Peter Andre ( Peter James Andrea ), the English-born Australian singer and songwriter. The song was written by Peter Andre, Ollie Jacobs and Glen Goldsmith.
The song was produced by Ollie Jacobs, Ollie is more widely known for writing and producing the first Number One single ” What about us ” by The Saturdays. He has also worked with artists like William Orbit, Madonna, The Prodigy, Art Of Noise, Tinchy Stryder and Take That.
” Mysterious girl ” was originally released in Australia by record label Melodian Records in September of 1992. The song was later released as a single in the United Kingdom by record label Mushroom Records in 1996.
The song is taken as the third UK single from Peter’s second Album ” Natural “. Overall it was Peter’s second single from the Album.
The title originally was to be ” Mysterious boy “, however Peter’s management company decided substituting the word Guy for Girl would make the song commercially more viable.
Bubbler Ranx who provided guest vocals on the song is something of a mystery himself, or at least his whereabouts since the song was released.
The Jamaican rapper and singer has been the subject of rumours of his whereabouts. These include that he is working in the London Borough of Lewisham at Sainsbury the English supermarket.
Another rumour that circulated was that he was working at a Butlin’s holiday camp at Skegness, the seaside town in Lincolnshire, England. Bubbler Ranx did appear on a BBC tv show called ” Never mind the buzzcocks in 2013, where according to Peter, he is now running his own music production company.
” Mysterious girl ” was a commercial success for Peter. In New Zealand the song made Number One and spent 28 weeks on the chart there. In Peter’s native Australia the song made number 8 and spent 22 weeks on the chart.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK chart on the 1st of June 1996 and reached Number One, Peter held the top slot for 1 week. The song spent 15 weeks in the top ten and a total of 33 weeks on the UK chart.
According to the Official Chart Company, ” Mysterious girl ” has sold over a Million copies in the UK ( including later re-releases ), making it one of the biggest selling singles of all time on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 8, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 3, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 5, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 8, Denmark (Tracklisten) 4, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 20, France (SNEP) 24, Germany (Official German Charts) 7, Ireland (IRMA) 3, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 3, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 11, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 2, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 6, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 7
Official Website: Peterandre.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/PJAndre
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/PeterAndre