Goodbye to You (Michelle Branch song)

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"Goodbye to You"
Single by Michelle Branch
from the album The Spirit Room
Released August 20, 2002
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:11 (Album Version)
3:52 (Radio Remix)
Label Maverick
Writer(s) Michelle Branch
Producer(s) John Shanks
Michelle Branch singles chronology
"The Game of Love"
(2002)
"Goodbye to You"
(2002)
"Are You Happy Now?"
(2003)

"Goodbye to You" is a song by Michelle Branch, and was the third and the final single from her second album, The Spirit Room (2001). It reached #21 on the Billboard Hot 100.

For the radio and commercial release of the single, Branch re-recorded vocals, and wrote a new instrumental arrangement for single release. The "radio edit" was more up-tempo, versus the "album version" which is more the style of a ballad.

Music video[edit]

The music video depicts Branch at a beach in her car, driving away from her troubles, and singing towards the ocean. The video's story is set in reverse and Branch has said that the format is supposed to be similar to the film Memento. The video was directed by Francis Lawrence. The remixed version of Goodbye to You is known as the "Radio Remix".

In popular culture[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak Position
2002 Netherlands Singles Chart 79[1]
Indonesian Singles Chart 5
New Zealand Singles Chart 32[2]
Billboard Hot 100 21
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Top 40[3] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Michelle Branch - Goodbye To You". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Michelle Branch - Goodbye To You". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Michelle Branch Album & Song Chart History - Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 16, 2011. 

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