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"Jealous" is a song by English electronic musician Labrinth. Written with Josh Kear and Natalie Hemby, the song was released on 23 November 2014.

"Jealous"
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Single by Labrinth
Released23 November 2014 (2014-11-23)
FormatDigital download
GenreR&B
Length4:46
LabelSyco
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Labrinth
Labrinth singles chronology
"Let It Be"
(2014)
"Jealous"
(2014)
"Higher"
(2015)

Contents

Style and productionEdit

Labrinth wrote "Jealous" in Nashville, Tennessee with Josh Kear and Natalie Hemby.[1][2] It was produced by Labrinth and arranged by Gustave Rudman. The song, described as a "heart-breaking ballad" by MTV, is addressed to one of Labrinth's parents, who left the family when he was four years old.[1][2] Speaking about the lyrical content of the song, Labrinth has offered the following explanation:

Release and receptionEdit

The song, along with its accompanying music video, debuted on 31 October 2014.[1][2] The single was released on 23 November 2014.[1][2] The song re-entered the charts at number 25 in September 2015, following a performance from contestant Josh Daniel on The X Factor.[3]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2014–18) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 18
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 54
France (SNEP)[6] 9
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 27
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 46
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 75
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 7

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[12] Platinum 70,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[13] Platinum 600,000 

^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Dorken, Joanne (31 October 2014). "Labrinth Unveils Heart-Breaking Ballad 'Jealous'". MTV. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Labrinth's emotional music video for new single Jealous: Watch". Official Charts Company. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Justin Bieber breaks chart record with his first UK Number 1". officialcharts.com.
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Labrinth – Jealous". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Labrinth – Jealous" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Labrinth – Jealous" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Chart Track: Week 48, 2014". Irish Singles Chart.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Labrinth – Jealous" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Labrinth – Jealous". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  11. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  12. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. 23 March 2015. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  13. ^ "British single certifications". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 30 July 2018. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. 

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