Sweet Baby (Macy Gray song)

"Sweet Baby" is a song by American singer Macy Gray featuring American singer Erykah Badu, released as the lead single from Gray's second studio album, The Id (2001). The song also features guitar work from John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

"Sweet Baby"
Macy Gray Featuring Erykah Badu - Sweet Baby.jpg
Single by Macy Gray featuring Erykah Badu
from the album The Id
B-side"Better Where You Are"
ReleasedSeptember 3, 2001 (2001-09-03)
Recorded2001
Genre
Length3:49
LabelEpic
Composer(s)Joe Solo
Lyricist(s)Macy Gray
Producer(s)
Macy Gray singles chronology
"Why Didn't You Call Me"
(2000)
"Sweet Baby"
(2001)
"Sexual Revolution"
(2001)
Erykah Badu singles chronology
"Cleva"
(2001)
"Sweet Baby"
(2001)
"Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)"
(2002)
Music video
"Sweet Baby" on YouTube

"Sweet Baby" peaked at number 23 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Gray's third highest-charting single, behind "Still" and "I Try". The single also reached number 12 in New Zealand, number 16 in Canada, number 18 in Italy, and number 39 in Australia, as well as number 24 on the Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart in the United States.

"Sweet Baby" was released on one CD format and a 12-inch vinyl format in the United Kingdom. The CD single contained a previously unreleased track named "Better Where You Are".

Track listingsEdit

  • CD single
  1. "Sweet Baby" (featuring Erykah Badu)
  2. "Sweet Baby" (8 Jam Remix featuring Erykah Badu)
  3. "Better Where You Are"
  4. "Sweet Baby" (music video)
  • Australian CD single
  1. "Sweet Baby" (featuring Erykah Badu) – 3:50
  2. "Better Where You Are" – 4:14
  3. "Que Sera" – 6:20
  4. "If This Is Luv" – 4:05
  • 12-inch single
  1. "Sweet Baby" (8 Jam Remix featuring Erykah Badu)
  2. "Hey Young World Part 2" (featuring Slick Rick)
  3. "Sweet Baby" (featuring Erykah Badu)

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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