Hell No!

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"Hell No!"
Single by Ricki-Lee Coulter
from the album Ricki-Lee
Released June 2005
Format CD single
Recorded 2005
Genre Dance[1]
Length 3:13
Label Shock
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Audius Mtawarira
Ricki-Lee Coulter singles chronology
  • "Hell No!"
  • (2005)

"Hell No!" is the debut single by Australian recording artist Ricki-Lee Coulter. It was released physically in June 2005, as the lead single from her self-titled debut album, Ricki-Lee. "Hell No!" debuted and peaked at number five on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), for shipments of 35,000 copies. The music video for the song was directed by Bart Borghesi.[2]

Background and critical reception[edit]

"Hell No!" was written by Audius Mtawarira, Andy Love and Cheryline Lim, and produced by Mtawarira.[3][4] It was released physically in June 2005, as the lead single from Coulter's self-titled debut album, Ricki-Lee.[4][5] Lyrically, the song is about Coulter being frustrated with life.[6] According to The Hot Hits, "Hell No!" has the "in your face yet tongue in cheek attitude" and wrote that "the hot grooved, up-tempo track is perhaps not what many people expected from the 19 year old, 2004 Idol favourite".[4] The Age noted that "Hell No!" has "a funky street feel to it".[6] Matthew Chisling of Allmusic wrote "Coulter's versatile voice booms proudly" on the song.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hell No!" – 3:13
  2. "Hell No!" (Instrumental) – 3:16
  3. "Over the Rainbow" – 3:45
  1. "Hell No!" (Cabin Crew Remix Edit) – 3:20
  2. "Hell No!" featuring Israel Cruz (Elite Fleet Remix) – 3:26
  3. "Hell No!" (Aztryx Remix) – 3:13
  4. "Hell No!" (Musik1 Remix) – 3:58
  5. "Hell No!" (Cabin Crew Extended Club Remix) – 6:28
  6. "Hell No!" (Original Version) – 3:15
  7. "Hell No!" (Acapella – Lead Vocals) – 3:07
  8. "Hell No!" (Acapella – Backing Vocals) – 2:49

Charts and certification[edit]

"Hell No!" debuted and peaked at number five on the ARIA Singles Chart on 20 June 2005 and spent three consecutive weeks in the top ten.[8] The song was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), for shipments of 35,000 copies.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chisling, Matthew. "Ricki-Lee – Album Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Music Video Database – Bart Boghesi". Music VDB. Archived from the original on 23 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Works Search". Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved 28 September 2012.  Note: enter "Ricki Lee*" as 'Performer' then click 'Search', ignore any Ricki Lee Jones works.
  4. ^ a b c "Get Face To Face With Ricki-Lee". The Hot Hits Live from LA. MCM Entertainment. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Ricki-Lee – Hell No! (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Life after Idol". The Age (Fairfax Media). 21 September 2005. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ricki-Lee – Hell No! (Remixes)". Discogs. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Ricki-Lee – Hell No!". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts – End Of Year Charts – Top 100 Singles 2005". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts – End Of Year Charts – Top 50 Australian Artist Singles 2005". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 September 2012.