Please Don't Go (Mike Posner song)
|"Please Don't Go"|
|Single by Mike Posner|
|from the album 31 Minutes to Takeoff|
|Released||March 20, 2011|
|Recorded||2010; Downtown, Lotzan Matzan Studios (New York City)|
|Mike Posner singles chronology|
"Please Don't Go" is a song by American recording artist Mike Posner, released as the second single from his debut album 31 Minutes to Takeoff (2010). Posner and Benny Blanco co-wrote the song together and also helmed production. J Records released the single to contemporary hit radio in the United States on June 9, 2010.
Mike Posner and Benny Blanco co-wrote and produced the song together. Posner's lyrics plead for his girlfriend not to leave him, and Blanco's production is uptempo and contains prominent synthpop and trance characteristics. In addition, Blanco provides background vocals in the chorus.
In the United States, the single debuted at #94 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has currently reached #16. It also reached #9 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart. As of January 2011, 1,000,000 copies had been purchased. It also charted on the New Zealand charts and on the Canadian charts. It peaked at #23 in Canada and reached #19 in New Zealand, making it his second top 20 single of that country along with "Cooler Than Me". In the UK, the song charted poorly.
Credits and personnel
- Mike Posner – vocals, songwriting, production, drums, keyboards and programming
- Benny Blanco – background vocals, songwriting, production, drums, keyboards, programming, vocal editing and engineering
- Rob Murray – vocal editing assistant
- Serban Ghenea – audio mixing
- John Hanes – engineering
- Tim Roberts – engineering assistant
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||40,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
|United States||June 9, 2010||CHR/Top 40, Rhythmic|
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