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"Put Your Records On" is a song by English singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae from her self-titled debut studio album (2006). Written by Rae, John Beck, and Steve Chrisanthou, it was released as the album's second single in February and early March 2006 throughout Europe and as the lead single in North America.

"Put Your Records On"
Corinne Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On.png
Single by Corinne Bailey Rae
from the album Corinne Bailey Rae
B-side
Released 20 February 2006 (2006-02-20)
Format
Recorded 2005
Studio The Idle Studio
Length 3:34
Label EMI
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Corinne Bailey Rae singles chronology
"Like a Star"
(2005)
"Put Your Records On"
(2006)
"Trouble Sleeping"
(2006)
"Like a Star"
(2005)
"Put Your Records On"
(2006)
"Trouble Sleeping"
(2006)
Alternative cover
DVD single cover
DVD single cover

"Put Your Records On" was a commercial success, topping the UK R&B Chart and charting at number two on UK Singles Chart. It was nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the 2007 Grammy Awards.

Contents

Song informationEdit

Produced by Steve Chrisanthou, "Put Your Records On" debuted into the UK Singles Chart at number two and was kept off the top spot by Madonna's "Sorry". It topped the UK Official Download Chart and the UK R&B Singles Chart. In the United States, the single peaked at number 64 on the Billboard Hot 100, and had sold 945,000 downloads as of January 2010.[1]

The song earned a Grammy Award nomination for Song of the Year and Record of the Year in 2007.[2]

The song is featured in the 2009 film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel sung by The Chipettes and in the film's soundtrack. This song was also featured in the 2006 film Venus starring Peter O'Toole.

Track listingsEdit

  • UK CD single
  1. "Put Your Records On"
  2. "Another Rainy Day"
  • International CD single
  1. "Put Your Records On"
  2. "Another Rainy Day"
  3. "Since I've Been Loving You" (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • DVD single
  1. "Put Your Records On"
  2. "Put Your Records On" (video)
  3. "Put Your Records On" (]ive at Bush Hall)
  4. "Since I've Been Loving You" (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • 7" single
A. "Put Your Records On"
B. "Since I've Been Loving You" (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • Digital download
  1. "Put Your Records On" (acoustic)
  1. "Put Your Records On"
  2. "Since I've Been Loving You" (Led Zeppelin cover)
  • iTunes Store digital download version 2
  1. "Put Your Records On"
  2. "Another Rainy Day"
  • iTunes Store single
  1. "Put Your Records On"

Credits and personnelEdit

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Corinne Bailey Rae.[3]

ChartsEdit

Certifications and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[33] Gold 400,000 
United States (RIAA) N/A 945,000[1]

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

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  32. ^ "Adult Contemporary Songs – Year-End 2007". Billboard. Retrieved 8 January 2018. 
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