Flava (song)

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"Flava"
Single by Peter Andre featuring Cee
from the album Natural
B-side "To The Top"[1]
Released 14 September 1996
Format CD Single, cassette
Recorded 1995
Genre Pop, R&B, hip hop, new jack swing
Length 3:35
Label Mushroom[1]
Writer(s) Peter Andre, Andy Whitmore, Wayne Hector, Cee[1]
Producer(s) Andy Whitmore[1]
Peter Andre featuring Cee singles chronology
"Only One"
(1996)
"Flava"
(1996)
"I Feel You"
(1996)

Flava is the fifth overall single from R&B singer-songwriter Peter Andre's second studio album, Natural. The track features a rap by American rapper Cee. The track spent one week at number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1996.[2] It was Andre's first number one single, as well as the first number one song written by co-writer Wayne Hector, who has gone on to write over 30 chart-topping hits for artists around the world.

Tracklisting[edit]

CD1
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55 Produced by Andy Whitmore, Written by Andy Whitmore, Cee, Peter Andre & Wayne Hector[3]
  2. "Flava" (Benz Mix) - 4:55
  3. "Flava" (Richie P Mix) - 4:39
  4. "Flava" (Crichton & Morris 12" Mix) - 6:18
CD2
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55
  2. "Flava" (Slammin 12" Mix) - 7:02
  3. "Flava" (Crichton & Morris 7" Mix) - 3:53
  4. "Flava" (Jungle Mix) - 5:34 - Produced By Andy Whitmore & Chris Matthias
Cassette / 7" Vinyl
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55
  2. "To The Top" (Slammin' Jam Radio Edit) - 4:11

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[2] 1
Dutch Mega Top 100 5
Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart 8
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 8
Swedish Singles Chart 8
Danish Singles Chart 9
Irish Singles Chart 10
Finnish Singles Chart 16
German Singles Chart 25
Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart 27
Swiss Singles Chart 40
Australian Singles Chart 62

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Peter Andre - Flava (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 597. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Flava - Peter Andre | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
Preceded by
"Wannabe" by Spice Girls
UK Singles Chart number-one single
8 September 1996 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Ready or Not" by The Fugees