King of Sorrow

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For the movie, see King of Sorrow (film).
"King of Sorrow"
Single by Sade
from the album Lovers Rock
Released 12 March 2001 (UK)
Format CD single, CD maxi single, 12" maxi single
Genre
Length 4:53
Label Epic
Writer(s) Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale, Paul Spencer Denman
Producer(s) Sade, Mike Pela
Sade singles chronology
"By Your Side"
(2000)
"King of Sorrow"
(2001)
"Soldier of Love"
(2010)

"King of Sorrow" is the second single from the English group Sade's fifth studio album, Lovers Rock (2000).

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by Sophie Muller, was filmed at and around the Normandie Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, one of the world's most famous examples of Art Deco architecture. It follows the dilemma of a single mother struggling to conciliate her children's needs with her dream of becoming a singer.

Track listings and formats[edit]

UK CD 1
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Radio Version) – 3:48
  2. "King of Sorrow" (Guru Remix) – 3:47
UK CD 2 and Dutch CD maxi single
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Radio Version) – 3:48
  2. "King of Sorrow" (Guru Remix) – 3:47
  3. "King of Sorrow" (Fun Lovin' Criminals Remix) – 4:32
  4. "King of Sorrow" (Cottonbelly Remix) – 5:57
  5. "King of Sorrow" (Video)
UK and European 12-inch maxi single
  • Side A:
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Guru Remix) – 3:47
  2. "King of Sorrow" (Fun Lovin' Criminals Remix) – 4:32
  • Side B:
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Cottonbelly Remix) – 5:57
  2. "King of Sorrow" (Radio Version) – 3:48
UK 12-inch promo single
  • Side A:
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Yard Mix) – 3:59
  • Side B:
  1. "King of Sorrow" (Yard Mix Version) – 3:59

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Dutch Mega Single Top 100[1] 82
UK Singles Chart[2] 59
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[3] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "dutchcharts.nl – Sade – King Of Sorrow". DutchCharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats – Sade – King Of Sorrow". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  3. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-01-12. [dead link]

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