Almost Lover

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"Almost Lover"
Single by A Fine Frenzy
from the album One Cell in the Sea
Released 2007
Format CD single
Genre Piano pop, adult alternative
Length 4:28 Album version
3:57 Remix
3:38 Single Version/Radio Edit
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Heather Dylan
Alison Sudol
Producer(s) Hal Cragin
Lukas Burton
A Fine Frenzy singles chronology
"Almost Lover"
(2007)
"Rangers"
(2008)

"Almost Lover" is the first single released from A Fine Frenzy's debut album One Cell in the Sea. The single experienced success in Europe.

The single was a huge success in Slovenia, being one of the most popular songs of 2008 there, along with Duffy's "Mercy". However, Slovenia has no official singles chart as singles are not sold there. On all unofficial airplay-only charts, the song reached number one.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Almost Lover".

CD single

  1. "Almost Lover" (Radio Edit) - 4:17

CD maxi[1]

  1. "Almost Lover" (Radio Edit) - 4:17
  2. "Almost Lover" (Instrumental) - 4:33
  3. "Whisper" - 4:56

Versions[edit]

1. "Almost Lover" (Album version)
2. "Almost Lover" (Instrumental)
3. "Almost Lover" (Radio Edit)
4. "Almost Lover" (Radio Mix)
5. "Almost Lover" (Video Mix)
6. "Almost Lover" (2nd Version)
7. "Almost Lover" (Eric Ivan Rosse Remix)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Music video[edit]

A Fine Frenzy singing in a forest

There are two music videos made for the single. The first one sees A Fine Frenzy playing a piano in the forest, sitting in the middle of a stream. Suddenly rocks start to fly up to the sky. Later, it can be seen that parts of the piano start to detach from each other. The second video was directed by the Nee Brothers. In this version, A Fine Frenzy is behind glass doors. She plays a dirty piano as she recalls her almost lover from the past. Flashbacks can be seen of the pair on the beach. The video was later edited to fit a new video mix.


Misc.[edit]

The Album Version of the song is piano version which has a length of 4 minutes and 28 seconds. The single Version uses extra percussion to this song. The length of it is 3 minutes and 38 seconds.

The song was featured in an episode of Army Wives.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "A Fine Frenzy - Almost Lover". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Austrian Charts - Almost Lover" (in German). AustrianCharts.at. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Chartverfolgung / A Fine Frenzy / Single" (in German). MusicLine.de. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  4. ^ "Swiss Charts - Almost Lover" (in German). HitParade.ch. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  5. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles - Almost Lover". Billboard. Nielsen Company. Retrieved 2009-06-09. [dead link]
  6. ^ a b "Artist Chart History - A Fine Frenzy - Singles". Billboard. Nielsen Company. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  7. ^ [1][dead link]
  8. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (A Fine Frenzy; 'Almost Lover')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  9. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (A Fine Frenzy; 'Almost Lover')". Hung Medien. 

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