Lullaby (Shawn Mullins song)
|Single by Shawn Mullins|
|from the album Soul's Core|
|Released||September 22, 1998|
|Length||5:31 (Album Version)
4:32 (Radio Edit)
|Producer(s)||Peter Collins, Russ Fowler|
|Shawn Mullins singles chronology|
"Lullaby" is a song by American rock singer Shawn Mullins, from the album Soul's Core. It was released in 1998. The song has been Mullins' most successful song to date, reaching number-one on the Adult Top 40, number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 9 on the Modern Rock Tracks in the United States. It also had success abroad, reaching number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, number 5 in Australia and number 2 in Canada.
It has appeared on thirty-two different releases including the original album, Soul's Core, greatest hits albums, 1990s compilations and acoustic compilations.
The song is said to be about "a girl who is feeling depressed, crying out for a life away from her upbringing, a life full of Hollywood days and movie star-filled nights."
Then about 10 years ago, I had what Dar Williams calls a ‘monster hit’ [Lullaby] and it was. It was like a monster because I found myself going from places like this to opening for the Backstreet Boys and En Vogue and Destiny's Child. It was very weird, it was a little surreal for me I will admit. I was standing up there solo at Madison Square Garden just going ‘What am I doing here?’—Shawn Mullins, Concert September 17th, 2008
|Canada Top Singles (RPM)||2|
|Canada Adult Contemporary Tracks (RPM)||5|
|Germany (Media Control Charts)||75|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||83|
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||9|
|US Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||7|
|US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||9|
End of year charts
|End of year chart (1999)||Position|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||46|
- "Artist Chart History - Shawn Mullins". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
- "1999 Top 40 Official UK Singles Archive - 6th March 1999". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 August 2013.
- "Lullaby: Appears On". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
- "Soul's Core". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24.. Dominique Swain (actress) was in the video.
- Transcribed Shawn Mullins Quotes
- "Australian-charts.com – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
- Canadian Top Singles peak
- "Chartverfulgong > Shawn Mullins > Lullaby – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
- Search for Irish peaks irishcharts.ie
- "Dutchcharts.nl – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
- "Swedishcharts.com – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby". Singles Top 60.
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1999". Retrieved 2010-08-28.
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