Come On Home (Titanium song)

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"Come On Home"
Single by Titanium
from the album All For You
B-side "Takes Me Higher"
Released 7 September 2012
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2012
Length 3:30
Label Illegal Musik, Warner Music
Writer(s) Vince Harder
Producer(s) Inoke "NOX" Finau
Titanium singles chronology
"Come On Home"
(2012)
"I Won't Give Up"
(2012)
Music video
"Come On Home" on YouTube

"Come On Home" is the debut single by New Zealand boy band Titanium. It was released as the lead single by Illegal Musik on 7 September 2012. The song was written by R&B recording artist, Vince Harder. "Come On Home" is a pop ballad. The song received positive reviews from music critics, highlighting its appeal to the teenage audience and pop sensibility. On the same day of the single's release it reached number one on iTunes. The song debuted at number one on the New Zealand Singles Chart on Monday, 17 September 2012. This accomplishment ensured the boy band received a $10,000 cash prize for reaching number one from The Edge radio station.[1]

Background and composition[edit]

"Come On Home" was written by Vince Harder, recorded at Illegal Musik Studio and produced and mixed. by Inoke "NOX" Finau.[2] It is a midtempo song with heavy ukelele instrumentation.[3] According to Harder, "The song's about reminiscing about the good times we have with our loved ones, and having them by our side".[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"Come On Home" debuted at number one on the New Zealand Singles Chart dated 17 September 2012. The following week it moved down to number three and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand, denoting 7,500 sales.[5] The song spent a total of eighteen weeks on the top 40 chart,[6] and has since been certified double platinum; 30,000 copies of it have been sold.[7]

Promotion[edit]

The music video for "Come On Home" premiered on 6 September 2012.[citation needed] Footage from behind the scenes of the video has since been released on YouTube. The video first aired on Television on 17 September 2012 on Four Live.[citation needed] Titanium performed "Come On Home" for the first time on Good Morning on 9 September 2012. After the performance their first morning television interview took place with host Matai Smith. Later on in the show they performed their second single, "I Won't Give Up".[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD single[2]
  1. "Come On Home"
  2. "Takes Me Higher"
  3. "Come On Home" (instrumental)

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
New Zealand 7 September 2012 Digital download[8]
14 September 2012 CD single[2][9]
Australia 19 August 2013 Digital download[10] Titanium

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theedge.co.nz/Titanium-make-it-to-number-1-in-New-Zealand/tabid/740/articleID/23519/Default.aspx
  2. ^ a b c Come On Home (CD liner). Titanium (band). Illegal Musik. 2012. 
  3. ^ Unterberger, Andrew (6 February 2014). "Happy New Zealand Day! 10 NZ Artists Who Could Make A Lorde-Like Leap". Billboard (New York). Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fans adore boy band". North Harbour News (Fairfax New Zealand). 7 September 2012. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 24 September 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Titanium - Come On Home". Charts.org.nz (Hung Medien). Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Top 20 New Zealand Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Come On Home - Single". iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Come On Home (CD single) - Titanium". JB Hi-Fi. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Come On Home - Single". iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 18 November 2013. 

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