Gone till November

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"Gone till November"
Single by Wyclef Jean
from the album The Carnival
Released January 20, 1998
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 1997
Genre Alternative hip hop, R&B
Length 3:28
Label Columbia Records
Writer(s) Wyclef Jean
Producer(s) Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis, Wyclef Jean
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Wyclef Jean singles chronology
"Guantanamera"
(1997)
"Gone till November"
(1998)
"In The Zone"
(1999)

"Gone till November" is the third single released from Wyclef Jean's debut solo album, The Carnival. It entered the UK Singles Chart at #3, its highest chart position, and went on to spend nine weeks on the chart.[1] The song was also successful in the US, where it reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Additionally, it reached #2 in the Hot Rap Singles chart and #9 in the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The music video is set in an airport and features a cameo appearance by Bob Dylan when Wyclef sings, "I'm knockin' on heaven's door like I'm Bob Dylan." It was filmed at Los Angeles International Airport on November 20, 1997.[citation needed] The orchestral accompaniment, which was arranged and conducted by Sonny Kompanek, was performed by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Remix[edit]

The remix of "Gone till November" features R. Kelly and Canibus, with backing vocals by Khadejia Bass, and contains interpolations of the songs "Michelle" by The Beatles, and "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club. A separate music video was also made for the remix version.

Tracklisting[edit]

UK CD1 (665871 2)
  1. "Gone till November" (Album Version) - 3:28
  2. "Gone till November" (Pop Version) - 3:27
  3. "No Airplay" - 4:42
  4. "Bubblegoose" (Bakin' Cake Mix) - 3:30
UK CD2 (665871 5)
  1. "Gone till November" (The Makin' Runs Remix) - 4:05
  2. "Gone till November" (The Makin' Runs Remix Instrumental) - 3:42
  3. "Guantanamera" (Roxanne, Roxanne, Oye Como Va Remix) - 4:17
  4. "No Airplay - Men In Blue" (feat. Yossou N'Dour) - 4:46

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Singles - 1952-2013".
  2. ^ a b c "Wyclef Jean - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". GfK Entertainment.
  4. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 16, 1998" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". Top 40 Singles.
  7. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". Singles Top 60.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". Swiss Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Wyclef Jean: Artist Chart History" UK Singles Chart.
  10. ^ "Archive Chart: 1998-05-10" UK R&B Chart.
  11. ^ "Wyclef Jean Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Wyclef Jean.
  12. ^ "Wyclef Jean Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Wyclef Jean.
  13. ^ "Wyclef Jean Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Wyclef Jean.
  14. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1998". Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  15. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 
  16. ^ "British single certifications – Wyclef Jean – Gone till November". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Gone till November in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  17. ^ "American single certifications – Jean, Wyclef – Gone till November". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  18. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard (BPI Communications Inc.) 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.