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"Like a Star"
Corinne Bailey Rae - Like a Star.png
UK CD single cover
Single by Corinne Bailey Rae
from the album Corinne Bailey Rae
B-side
  • "Enchantment"
  • "Choux Pastry Heart"
Released7 November 2005 (2005-11-07)
Format
Recorded2005
StudioThe Idle Studio
Length4:01
LabelEMI
Songwriter(s)Corinne Bailey Rae
Producer(s)Steve Chrisanthou
Corinne Bailey Rae singles chronology
"Like a Star"
(2005)
"Put Your Records On"
(2006)

"Like a Star" is a song by English singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, released as the lead single from her self-titled debut studio album (2006). It was written by Rae and produced by Steve Chrisanthou. The song was originally released in the United Kingdom on 7 November 2005 as a limited edition of 3,000 copies, reaching number 34 on the UK Singles Chart. An accompanying music video was directed by James Griffiths.[1]

The single was re-released on 9 October 2006, reaching a new peak position of number 32 on the UK Singles Chart. "Like a Star" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 50th Grammy Awards.

Track listings

  • UK CD single
  1. "Like a Star"
  2. "Enchantment"
  3. "Choux Pastry Heart"
  • UK 7" single
A. "Like a Star"
B. "Enchantment"

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Corinne Bailey Rae.[2]

Charts

Chart (2005–06) Peak
position
European Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[3] 99
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[4] 24
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[5] 42
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 34
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[7] 6
Chart (2012) Peak
position
South Korea International Singles (Gaon)[8] 73

Re-release

"Like a Star"
Corinne Bailey Rae - Like a Star (reissue).png
UK CD single 1 cover
Single by Corinne Bailey Rae
from the album Corinne Bailey Rae
B-side
Released9 October 2006 (2006-10-09)
Format
LabelEMI

"Like a Star" was re-released in the UK on 9 October 2006 due to the popularity of the song. A new music video, directed by Sam Brown, was shot for the reissue.[9] The single reached a new peak position of number 32 on the UK Singles Chart. "Like a Star" was released in the United States in January 2007, reaching number 56 on the Billboard Hot 100. As of January 2010, the song had sold 327,000 downloads in the US.[10]

Rae performed "Like a Star" and "Put Your Records On" live on the 7 October 2006 episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live. She also performed "Like a Star" and "Trouble Sleeping" on NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip on 27 November 2006. The song was used in the ABC shows Grey's Anatomy and Men in Trees, as well as in an episode of NBC's Medium and CBS' CSI: NY. The track was also featured in the films Nancy Drew (2007) and 27 Dresses (2008). Rae performed "Like a Star" at the 49th Grammy Awards on 11 February 2007. The following year, it received a nomination for Song of the Year at the 50th Grammy Awards.

Track listings

  • UK CD single 1
  1. "Like a Star"
  2. "Emaraldine"
  • UK CD single 2
  1. "Like a Star"
  2. "Emaraldine"
  3. "Enchantment" (Amp Fiddler Remix)
  4. "Daydreaming" (Aretha Franklin cover)
  5. "Like a Star" (re-release video)
  • UK 7" single
A. "Like a Star"
B. "Enchantment" (Amp Fiddler Remix)
  • Download
  1. "Like a Star" (acoustic)
  2. "Like a Star" (instrumental)

Charts

Chart (2006–07) Peak
position
European Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[11] 96
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 100
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[13] 31
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[14] 34
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[15] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[16] 56
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[17] 33
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[18] 59
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[19] 47
US Smooth Jazz Songs (Billboard)[20] 30

References

  1. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae – "Like a Star"". VH1. 28 February 2006. Archived from the original on 24 November 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. ^ Corinne Bailey Rae (liner notes). Corinne Bailey Rae. EMI. 2006. 009463 54117 2 0.
  3. ^ "European Hot 100 Singles – Chart Listing For The Week Of Nov 26 2005". Billboard. Retrieved 26 October 2008.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  8. ^ "2012년 05주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Sam Brown // Music Videos". Flynn Productions. Archived from the original on 2007-02-19. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  10. ^ Herrera, Monica (11 January 2010). "Corinne Bailey Rae: The Billboard Cover Story". Billboard. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  11. ^ "European Hot 100 Singles – Chart Listing For The Week Of Oct 28 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 26 October 2008.[dead link]
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Corinne Bailey Rae – Like a Star" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 8 August 2009.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  16. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  17. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  18. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  19. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae | Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  20. ^ "Corinne Bailey Rae Chart History (Smooth Jazz Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 January 2018.

External links

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