I'm Right Here

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"I'm Right Here"
Single by Samantha Mumba
from the album The Collection
Released 7 October 2002
Format CD single, maxi single
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 3:20
Label Polydor Records, A&M Records
Writer(s) Kandi Burruss, Pontus Winnberg, Christian Karlsson, Henrik Jonback
Producer(s) Bloodshy & Avant
Samantha Mumba singles chronology
"I'm Right Here"
"Stay in the Middle"

"I'm Right Here" is a song by Irish singer Samantha Mumba, the first single release from her aborted second album Woman (2002). The single had poor sales, despite reaching number 3 in the UK, and flopped on the US Billboard Hot 100 but reached number 24 on the US Dance Chart. The poor performance of this single is believed to be the main reason why the release of her second album Woman was cancelled. Her manager, Louis Walsh, originally wanted her to record a song titled "Sound of the Underground", but she opted for this instead. The song later became a massive hit for girl group Girls Aloud.

Music video[edit]

The video for "I'm Right Here" (directed by Darren Grant), features Samantha and a group of girls in fireman-type outfits hosing down unfaithful men with a fire hose riding in a firetruck. Jamaican DeeJay Damian Marley, son of famous reggae star Bob Marley, and dancer Cris Judd are featured in the video.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Right Here"
  2. "Sensuality"
  3. "I'm Right Here" (Crash Vocal Mix)
  4. "I'm Right Here" (video)
  1. "I'm Right Here"
  2. "Gotta Tell You"
  3. "Baby, Come on Over"
  4. "Baby, Come on Over" (video)
UK Cassette
  1. "I'm Right Here"
  2. "Gotta Tell You"
  3. "Always Come Back To Your Love"
Australian CD
  1. "I'm Right Here"
  2. "I'm Right Here" (featuring Damian Marley)
  3. "I'm Right Here" (Video)
  4. "Wish Upon a Star"
Europe CD
  1. "I'm Right Here"
  2. "Wish Upon a Star"
  1. "I'm Right Here" (featuring Damian Marley)
  2. "I'm Right Here" (radio edit)


Year Chart Peak
2002 Australian Singles Chart 32[1]
Irish Singles Chart 3
Dutch Singles Chart 72[2]
Switzerland Singles Chart 81[3]
US Billboard Hot 100 80
US Billboard Dance Chart 24
UK Singles Chart 5


  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Samantha Mumba - I'm Right Here". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "Samantha Mumba - I'm Right Here". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Samantha Mumba - I'm Right Here". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 

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