Lullaby (Mel B song)

"Lullaby" is a song by Melanie B, which was released as the final single from her debut solo album, Hot. It was released on 4 June 2001 and peaked at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart. The music video and single cover feature her daughter Phoenix Chi Gulzar. The song was co-written by Melanie Brown, Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, and Richard Norris.

"Lullaby"
Lullabycover.jpg
Single by Mel B
from the album Hot
Released4 June 2001
RecordedJune 1999
Length3:26
LabelVirgin
Songwriter(s)
Mel B singles chronology
"Feels So Good"
(2001)
"Lullaby"
(2001)
"Today"
(2005)
Music video
"Lullaby" on YouTube

ReceptionEdit

The media criticised Brown for using her child in the music video and single artwork, labelling her "Desperate Spice" and insinuating that she was exploiting her child as a marketing tool. The single entered and peaked at No. 13 and garnered mixed reviews by Nigel Packer of BBC.[1]

Music videoEdit

The music video was filmed in Morocco and was shot on 13 and 14 April 2001. The video features Melanie walking down an alleyway singing and at one point helping a child tie his shoes. The video ends with Melanie walking onto a beach singing the end of the song. Shots of Melanie with her daughter Phoenix Chi are shown throughout the video.

Track listingsEdit

  • UK and European enhanced CD single[2]
  1. "Lullaby" – 3:26
  2. "Lullaby" (India-I Remix) – 3:49
  3. "Feels So Good" (Maurice's On the Fly Dub) – 6:40
  4. "Lullaby" (video) – 3:25
  • European CD single[3]
  1. "Lullaby" – 3:25
  2. "Lullaby" (India-I Remix) – 3:49

ChartsEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[4] 57
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 47
Scotland (OCC)[6] 18
UK Singles (OCC)[7] 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nigel Packer (8 October 2000). "CD Review: Melanie B". BBC News.
  2. ^ Lullaby (UK & European enhanced CD single liner notes). Mel B. Virgin Records. 2001. VSCDT 1798, 7243 897711 0 7.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. ^ Lullaby (European CD single liner notes). Mel B. Virgin Records. 2001. VSCDE1798.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 19 no. 26. 23 June 2001. p. 12. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Melanie B". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 December 2018.