Knockdown (song)

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Single by Alesha
from the album Fired Up
Released 30 October 2006 (2006-10-30) (UK)
Format CD, download
Recorded 2006
Genre R&B, reggae
Length 3:05
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Alesha Dixon, Xenomania
Producer(s) Xenomania
Alesha Dixon singles chronology
"The Boy Does Nothing"
For the 1960 blues song, see Sonny Forriest.

"Knockdown" is the second single from Alesha Dixon, from her debut album Fired Up. The single was commercially released on 30 October 2006, having been made available for legal download the previous week. The song was written by Alesha and the Kent-based production team, Xenomania.

Knockdown is Dixon's lowest charting single to date, peaking at number forty-five in the UK Singles Charts, and spending just four weeks in the charts. As a result of the single's failure, Alesha was dropped from Polydor Records. However, Alesha was signed to Asylum Records, where she has achieved further success under a new label.

Music video[edit]

Alesha Dixon in the music video

In the music video, Alesha is in a room pondering out the window and the room breaks up and you see she is around a studio. Alesha is also seen in a black and white outfit with shoulder-length black hair and a bowler hat dancing with backup dancers. She is also seen in an elegant 1950s style dress singing into an old-fashioned microphone. Toward the end of the music video, the song blends into the K-Gee remix, which featuring Alesha rapping. There is also an alternate version of the video where there is no excerpt from the K-Gee Remix at the end of the video, but is the original ending. Directed by JT.

Track listing[edit]

CD / download[edit]

  1. "Knockdown" (album version) – 3:06
  2. "Knockdown (K-Gee Heat Remix)" (featuring Asher D) – 4:21


Chart (2006) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 45
Hungarian MAHASZ Dance Top 40 27


  1. ^ [1] Alesha - Knockdown at