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"Sunday Morning" is a song by American pop band Maroon 5. It was released on November 8, 2004, as the fourth single from their debut studio album Songs About Jane (2002). The single peaked at number 31 in the United States becoming Maroon 5's fourth Top 40 single; it also peaked at number 27 in the United Kingdom and Australia.

"Sunday Morning"
Sunday Morning cover.png
Single by Maroon 5
from the album Songs About Jane
B-side"Shiver", "Through with You"
ReleasedNovember 8, 2004 (2004-11-08)
Format
Recorded2002
Genre
Length4:04
LabelOctone
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Matt Wallace
Maroon 5 singles chronology
"She Will Be Loved"
(2004)
"Sunday Morning"
(2004)
"Must Get Out"
(2005)
Music video
"Sunday Morning" on YouTube

A music video was directed by Andy Delaney and Monty Whitebloom and was filmed at Abbey Road Studios and the Otto Dinning Lounge in London. It features Maroon 5 performing the song, interspersed with scenes of numerous people singing it at a karaoke bar.[1]

Critical receptionEdit

Billboard called the single "another can't-miss romp from America's hottest pop-rock band."[2]

Music videoEdit

The music video for "Sunday Morning" was filmed on October 17 & 18, 2004 at Abbey Road Studios and the Otto Dinning Lounge. It premiered on November 17, 2004 on MTV's Total Request Live. The video begins in February, where the band recording the song at Abbey Road. Three months later, at the Japanese bar a karaoke ascene which starts off with a Japanese man and a pair of women, both blonde and brunette, singing "This Love" and at the end, the band appears to perform the closing moments of the song. Adam Levine says the idea for the video struck the band when they were in Japan and noticed a few of their songs on the karaoke list at a Japanese bar.

Appearances in other mediaEdit

"Sunday Morning" was featured on the film Something's Gotta Give (2003) and the television series Third Watch. The song appeared on the American soundtrack version of the film Love Actually (2003), along with the band's song "Sweetest Goodbye". An acoustic version is featured on the band's live album 1.22.03.Acoustic (2004) and appeared in the family film Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005). It is also featured on the karaoke video games Lips and Just Sing, both were included as downloadable contents.

Track listingEdit

Sunday Morning - single
No.TitleLength
1."Sunday Morning"4:06
2."Shiver" (Live from Hard Rock Live)3:01
3."Through with You" (Live from Hard Rock Live)3:01

ChartsEdit

Chart (2004–2012) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 27
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 52
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 1
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 7
Brazil (ABPD)[7] 14
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 83
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[9] 16
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 22
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 20
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 42
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 21
South Korea International Singles (Gaon)[14] 15
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 87
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 27
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 31
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[18] 4
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[19] 15
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[20] 21

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[21] Gold 35,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[22] Gold 100,000^
South Korea (Gaon Chart) 811,071[23][24]
United States (RIAA)[26] 2× Platinum 1,454,000[25]
United Kingdom (BPI)[27] Silver 200,000 

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Every Maroon 5 Music Video From 1997 to Today: Watch Their Evolution". September 19, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  2. ^ Paoletta, Michael (2004-11-13), "Sunday Morning". Billboard. 116 (46):44
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in French). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "Brazil" (PDF). ABPD. October 6, 2001. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  9. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  10. ^ "Chart Track: Week 53, 2004". Irish Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Maroon 5" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  13. ^ "Charts.nz – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". Top 40 Singles.
  14. ^ "South Korea Gaon International Chart (Week: February 05, 2012 to February 12, 2012)". Gaon Chart. February 5, 2012. Archived from the original on December 19, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Maroon 5: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  17. ^ "Maroon 5 Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  18. ^ "Maroon 5 Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  19. ^ "Maroon 5 Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  20. ^ "Maroon 5 Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  21. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  22. ^ "Japanese single certifications – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved January 27, 2016. Select 2014年10月 on the drop-down menu
  23. ^ "Online download – 2014". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. To view sales from 2014, select "2014 년". Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  24. ^ "Online download – 2014 Month End Chart - September". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. To view sales from "2011년. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  25. ^ Trust, Gary (June 15, 2014). "Ask Billboard: MAGIC!'s 'Rude' Revives Reggae". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media.
  26. ^ "American single certifications – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  27. ^ "British single certifications – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Sunday Morning in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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