Halfcrazy

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"Halfcrazy"
Single by Musiq
from the album Juslisen
B-side "Caughtup"[1]
Released May 7, 2002 (2002-05-07)[2]
Format 12"
Genre R&B
Length 4:14
Label Def Soul
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Carvin Haggins
  • Ivan Barias[1]
Musiq singles chronology
  • "Halfcrazy"
  • (2002)
Juslisen track listing
"Babygirl"
(6)
"Halfcrazy"
(7)
"Time"
(8)
Music video
"Halfcrazy" on YouTube

"Halfcrazy" is a song performed by Musiq Soulchild (then credited as Musiq), issued as the lead single from his second studio album Juslisen. The single was released only on vinyl;[4] and it contains a sample of "Vivre Pour Vivre" by Francis Lai.[5] The song is Musiq's biggest hit to date on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #16 in 2002.[6]

Music video[edit]

Two official music videos were created for the song. The first version, released in April 2002 (2002-04), was directed by Chris Robinson.[7] The second version, released in July 2002 (2002-07), was directed by Jessy Terrero.[8]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2002)[6] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 16
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 2
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 30

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002)[9] Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Musiq - Halfcrazy (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Amazon.com: Halfcrazy (Album Version (Edited)): Musiq: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Halfcrazy - Musiq (Soulchild) - Listen, Appearances, Song Review - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Musiq - Halfcrazy at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Halfcrazy - Musiq Soulchild - WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Musiq (Soulchild) - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  7. ^ Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - Musiq - "Halfcrazy [version 1]"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  8. ^ Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - Musiq - "Halfcrazy [version 2: remix]"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  9. ^ Pedro. "Longbored Surfer - 2003". LongboredSurfer.com. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 

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