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"Last Request" is a song by Scottish singer/songwriter Paolo Nutini, and his first single from his debut album These Streets. The song was released on 3 July 2006, and peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart and number 15 on the Italian Singles Chart. The song's lyrics describe a person who knows his relationship is over, but he wants to have one last time with his partner.

"Last Request"
Last Request.jpg
Single by Paolo Nutini
from the album These Streets
Released3 July 2006
FormatCD single
GenrePop rock
Songwriter(s)Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
Paolo Nutini singles chronology
"Last Request"
"Jenny Don't Be Hasty"

It has been featured in episodes of Scrubs, One Tree Hill, Gavin & Stacey and EastEnders.

Music videoEdit

The video features Nutini along with other masked men robbing a jewellery shop before the police arrive and shoot Nutini who appears to die at the end of the video.[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Last Request" [radio edit]
  2. "No, No, No"
  3. "Sugar Man"


Cover versionsEdit

Siobhán Donaghy covered this song while promoting her album Ghosts.

In 2017 the song was covered by British singer Amber Leigh Irish for use in a TV advertising campaign for the British bed retailer and manufacturer Dreams. The recording was subsequently released as a charity single, with all proceeds going to The Fostering Network.[18]


  1. ^ "Paolo Nutini - Last Request (official video)". YouTube. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  2. ^ Ryan, Gavin (29 August 2015). "ARIA Singles: Calvin Harris 'How Deep Is Your Love' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  3. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in French). Ultratip.
  5. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Tracklisten.
  6. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in French). Les classement single.
  7. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  8. ^ "Chart Track: Week 41, 2009". Irish Singles Chart.
  9. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Top Digital Download.
  10. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. ^ " – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Swiss Singles Chart.
  12. ^ "Paolo Nutini: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  13. ^ "Paolo Nutini Chart History (Adult Alternative Songs)". Billboard.
  14. ^ "Paolo Nutini Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "The Official UK Singles Chart 2006" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 19 July 2010.
  16. ^ "Italian single certifications – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 21 January 2019. Select "2019" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Last Request" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  17. ^ "British single certifications – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 9 June 2018. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Last Request in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  18. ^ "Dreams launches new advertising campaign". Retail Times. Retrieved 25 January 2018.