Better Together (song)

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"Better Together"
Single by Jack Johnson
from the album In Between Dreams
Released January 2006 (United Kingdom)
October 2009 (United States)
Format CD
Recorded 2005
Genre pop acoustic rock
Length 3:27
Label Brushfire
Writer(s) Jack Johnson, Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser
Producer(s) Mario Caldato Jr.
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Jack Johnson singles chronology
"Breakdown"
(2005)
"Better Together"
(2006)
"Upside Down"
(2006)

Better Together is a song written and performed by Jack Johnson. As well as being the first track on Johnson's album In Between Dreams, which was released in February 2005, "Better Together" was released as a single in January 2006. It charted at #24 in the United Kingdom. In the United States, a live version from the En Concert live album was released as a single in 2009, peaking at #23 on the Mediabase Triple A chart. It was also included in a Cuban remix of the song which was included in Rhythms del Mundo. An edited version of Better Together featuring a ukulele was included in the album, The Mango Tree.

The song samples from the Hoagy Carmichael song Heart and Soul.

The song was chosen by Rob Brydon as one of his Desert Island Discs.[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 72
UK Singles Chart 24
U.S. Mediabase Triple A (2009 Version) 22

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