On the Way Down

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"On The Way Down"
Single by Ryan Cabrera
from the album Take It All Away
Released June 12, 2004
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:32
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Curtis Frasca
Sabelle Breer
Ryan Cabrera
Producer(s) Curtis Frasca
Ryan Cabrera singles chronology
"On the Way Down"

"On the Way Down" is the debut single by Ryan Cabrera, released from his 2004 studio album, Take It All Away. The song won a 2006 ASCAP Pop Award for most performed song of that year.[1] The song was co-written with Curtis Frasca and Sabelle Breer who also helped create hit songs for Stacie Orrico and Avril Lavigne. It reached number one on airplay charts and peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 on October 5, 2004. Backup vocals on this track are done by John Rzeznik member of The Goo Goo Dolls.

CD versions[edit]

Enhanced CD Single
  1. "On the Way Down" (Album Version)
  2. "Let's Take Our Time" (Album Version)
  3. "On the Way Down" [music video]

Music video[edit]

The music video features Ashlee Simpson, his then girlfriend, playing Ryan Cabrera's love interest. The music video for the single was filmed in Austin, Texas, at the University of Texas in Austin. The music video for On The Way Down reached #4 on the TRL countdown.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 48
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 26
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 15
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[5] 35
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[6] 6
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[7] 4


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