Second hand heart Ben Haenow
Song Title: Second hand heart
Artist: Ben Haenow
Date of release: 16 October 2015
Description: ” Second hand heart ” is by Ben Haenow (Benjamin Bernard “Ben” Haenow ) , the British singer and 2014 winner of the British talent show The X Factor.
The song was written by Joe Kirkland, Ian Franzino, Jason Dean, Andrew Haas, Neil Ormandy and Joe Kirkland.
Production for the song was by Ian Franzino and Andrew Haas known as Afterhrs, Jason Halbert and Pete Hammerton.
The song is the first single from the Album ” Ben Haenow ” released in 2015 by Syco and RCA record labels.
For this track, Ben Haenow teamed up with American singer Kelly Clarkson, the 2002 winner of American Idol, ” Second hand heart ” is a pop rock duet with a subtle Country music feel and takes the singer in a different direction to the music he was performing before.
Ben invited Kelly Clarkson to join him on one of the Album’s tracks, Ben later said ” The idea of a feature wasn’t on the cards at first. But when I heard the vocals on it I was blown away as it gave the song a whole new dimension “.
Kelly heard the track and fell in love with ” Second hand heart ” after listening to it for the first time, she commented ” Lyrically and musically, it is right up my alley “.
The song was originally intended as a solo for Ben, however the head of Sony Music UK suggested that the song should be released as a duet with Kelly Clarkson.
The video that accompanies ” Second hand heart ” was filmed in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States and had the first showing on VEVO on the 20th of October 1025.
The song was to secure a hit for Ben in Scotland, there the song reached number 4, elsewhere ” Second hand heart ” didn’t do quite so well where it was released.
In The Netherlands the song reached a peak of number 44 and reached number 20 on the Euro Digital Songs Chart published by Billboard.
In the United Kingdom, ” Second hand heart ” entered the UK chart and reached number 21, the song spent 5 weeks in the top 40 and a total of 7 weeks on the chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 21
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Europe (Euro Digital Songs) 20, Ireland (IRMA) 56, Netherlands (Dutch Charts) 44, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 4
Official Website: Benhaenow-official.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/benhaenow
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/BenHaenow