Candy (Paolo Nutini song)

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"Candy"
Single by Paolo Nutini
from the album Sunny Side Up
A-side Candy
Released 18 May 2009 (UK)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Folk rock
Length 4:58 (album version)
3:38 (radio edit)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Paolo Nutini
Producer(s) Paolo Nutini, Ethan Johns
Paolo Nutini singles chronology
"New Shoes"
(2007)
"Candy"
(2009)
"Coming Up Easy"
(2009)
Sunny Side Up track listing
"Growing Up Beside You"
(3)
"Candy"
(4)
"Tricks Of The Trade"
(5)

"Candy" is a song from Paolo Nutini which was released on 18 May 2009. The song is the lead single from his second studio album "Sunny Side Up".[1]

Release and Chart Performance[edit]

The single made the A' list on Radio 2, the B' list on Absolute Radio and the A' list on Radio 1. It charted at 19 in the UK Singles Chart making it his third highest charting single behind "Last Request" (#5) and "Pencil Full Of Lead" (#17), so far, and at 25 in the Irish Singles Chart.[2]

Covers[edit]

In 2010, the song was covered by Welsh act Marina and the Diamonds on Dermot O'Leary's show on BBC Radio 2.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 18
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[4] 16
European Hot 100 Singles[5] 51
Germany (Media Control Charts)[6] 62
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 25
Italy (FIMI)[8] 20
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 10
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 19
US Triple A (Billboard)[11] 29

End-of-year charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
Swiss Singles Chart[12] 79
UK Singles Chart[13] 179

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[14] Gold 15,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[15] Silver 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "IRMA, Irish Charts - Singles, Albums & Compilations". May 28, 2009. Retrieved May 30, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Paolo Nutini – Candy" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Paolo Nutini – Candy" (in French). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Chart Search Results - European Hot 100 Singles 2009-06-27". Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Paolo Nutini – Candy". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment.
  7. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
  8. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Paolo Nutini – Candy". Top Digital Download.
  9. ^ "Paolo Nutini – Candy – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.
  10. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Chart Search Results - Triple A 2009-07-11". Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "2009 Year End Swiss Singles Chart". Swiss Music Charts. 2009. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  13. ^ "Charts Plus Year end 2009" (PDF). Charts Plus. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 
  14. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Paolo Nutini; 'Candy')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 
  15. ^ "British single certifications – Paolo Nutini – Candy". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 15 May 2014.  Enter Candy in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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