Love @ 1st Sight

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"Love @ 1st Sight"
Single by Mary J. Blige featuring Method Man
from the album Love & Life
Released June 24, 2003 (2003-06-24)
Format Download, CD maxi single, 12"
Recorded November 6–10, 2002[1]
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 4:43
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Mary J. Blige, Sean Combs, Mario Winans, Kamaal Fareed, Mechalie Jamison, Ali Jones-Muhammed, Clifford Smith, Malik Taylor
Producer(s) Sean Combs, Mario Winans
Mary J. Blige singles chronology
"Rainy Dayz"
(2001)
"Love @ First Sight"
(2003)
"Ooh!"
(2003)

"Love @ 1st Sight" is a song by American recording artist Mary J. Blige, performed along with rapper Method Man. Taken from her sixth studio album, Love & Life (2003), it was released as the album's lead single in June 2003, it reached number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. In addition, the song charted within the top 20 in Italy and the United Kingdom. Produced by P. Diddy and Mario Winans for The Hitman, "Love @ 1st Sight" samples the song "Hot Sex" performed by A Tribe Called Quest.

Method Man, in his rap section, mentions word of Blige's albums, What's the 411? and No More Drama, as well as the sampled "Hot Sex". The album version has an intro produced by Stevie J, while the radio edit with intro was used for the accompanying music video. Method Man appears in it, while Diddy makes a special cameo appearance. An iPod is featured prominently at the beginning of video, an instance of paid-for product placement on the part of Apple Inc..[2]

Formats and tracklistings[edit]

(UK CD Single)

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit With Intro)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Kurtis Mantronik's Rock Lobster Vocal Mix)
  3. Your Child (Kiyamma Griffin Uptempo Mix featuring Ghostface Killah)
  4. Love @ 1st Sight (Video)

(UK 12" Promo) Side A

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Rock Lobster Vocal Mix)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Vulcan Nerve Pinch Dub Mix)

Side B

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix) (featuring Juggy D)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix) (featuring Method Man)

(UK 12" Single) Side One

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit with Intro)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix)

Side Two

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Kurtis Mantronik's Rock Lobster Vocal Mix)

(US 12" Promo) Side 1

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Instrumental)
  3. Love @ 1st Sight (A Cappella)

Side 2

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (LP Version)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Instrumental)
  3. Love @ 1st Sight (A Cappella)

(US CD Single)

  1. Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit with Intro) (4:33)
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit) (4:00)

(AUS CD Single)

  1. Love @ 1st Sight
  2. Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix)
  3. Your Child (Remix) (featuring Ghostface Killah)
  4. Love @ 1st Sight (Video)

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 32
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 34
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 15
France (SNEP)[6] 49
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 36
Italy (FIMI)[8] 16
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 56
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 27
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 23
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 23
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 18
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 22
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[15] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jan04/articles/maryjblige.htm
  2. ^ "Product Placement and the "Real World"". Brand Hype. February 26, 2006.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  5. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight". Tracklisten. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  7. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  8. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight". Singles Top 60. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  12. ^ "Mary J Blige feat. Method Man – Love @ 1st Sight – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2012-01-03.
  13. ^ "Mary J Blige feat. Method Man" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
  14. ^ "Illegal name entered Mary J Blige feat. Method Man/Mary+J+Blige+feat.+Method+Man/chart?f=379 Mary J Blige feat. Method Man Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Mary J Blige feat. Method Man. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
  15. ^ "Illegal name entered Mary J Blige feat. Method Man/Mary+J+Blige+feat.+Method+Man/chart?f=367 Mary J Blige feat. Method Man Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Mary J Blige feat. Method Man. Retrieved 2013-01-03.