Rain Over Me

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"Rain Over Me"
Single by Pitbull featuring Marc Anthony
from the album Planet Pit
Released July 19, 2011 (2011-07-19)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded Henson Recording Studios,
(Los Angeles, California);
Al Burna Studios,
(Miami, Florida)
Genre Eurodance, dance-pop, latin pop
Length 3:51
Label Polo Grounds, J, Mr. 305
Writer(s) Armando C. Perez, RedOne, Marc Anthony, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji, AJ Janussi, Rachid "Rush" Aziz
Producer(s) RedOne, Rush, Jimmy Joker
Pitbull singles chronology
"Boomerang"
(2011)
"Rain Over Me"
(2011)
"Suave (Kiss Me)"
(2011)
Marc Anthony singles chronology
"La Fuerza del Destino"
(2011)
"Rain over Me"
(2011)
"Cautivo de Este Amor"
(2012)
Planet Pit track listing
Music sample
Music video
"Rain Over Me" on YouTube

"Rain Over Me" is a song by American rapper Pitbull from his sixth studio album, Planet Pit. It features vocals from Puerto Rican-American singer Marc Anthony. The Eurodance song was written by Pitbull, RedOne, Marc Anthony, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji, AJ Janussi and Rachid "Rush" Aziz, and it was produced by RedOne, Rush and Jimmy Joker. It was released on June 10, 2011 as the third promotional single from the album and received a full release as the album's third official single on July 19, 2011. It charted at number 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. The song became Pitbull's second number one single on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart as well his first number-one single on the Tropical Songs. In addition, it is Marc Anthony's sixth number-one single on the Hot Latin Songs and twentieth number-one single on the Tropical Songs, reclaiming his position as having the artist with the most number-one Tropical Songs chart after a two year tie with Víctor Manuelle.[1] The music video was directed by David Rosseau, who also directed a previous Pitbull single, "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" in 2009.[2]

Background and composition[edit]

"Rain Over Me" is a Eurodance song produced by RedOne, David Rush and Jimmy Joker.[3][4] It contains dramatic "disco-rave" synths.[5] According to Robert Copsey of Digital Spy the song is "a step outside his [Pitbull's] usual robotic sound.[6] Bill Lamb of About.com noted that both Pitbull and Marc Anthony are of Latin Caribbean descent, referring to the song as a "superstar Latin Caribbean duet".[7]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released onto Pitbull's official VEVO channel on July 22, 2011. The video was directed by David Rousseau. It features both Pitbull and Marc Anthony in the desert along with actress Natalie Martinez, with many water effects. "Rain Over Me" is the most viewed and liked music video of Pitbull.

The video has been viewed over 527 million times on YouTube,[8] making it the site's twenty-second most viewed video ever and the fourteenth most viewed video uploaded by VEVO[9] It peaked at #13 during mid 2013, before multiple new videos pushed it down several ranks.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[10]
  1. "Rain Over Me" (featuring Marc Anthony) – 3:51
  • German Maxi CD Single[11]
  1. "Rain Over Me" (Album Version) (featuring Marc Anthony)
  • Other Remix
  1. Rain Over Me" (Benny Benassi Remix) - 5:16
  2. Rain Over Me" (Jorge Duran Remix) - 2:53

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Pitbull – songwriter
  • RedOne – songwriter, producer, instruments, programming and vocal editing
  • Marc Anthony – songwriter and backing vocals
  • Bilal "The Chef" Hajji – songwriter
  • AJ Janussi – songwriter, vocal editing and recording
  • Rachid "Rush" Aziz – songwriter producer, instruments and programming
  • Jimmy Joker – producer, instruments and programming
  • Trevor Muzzy – vocal editing, recording and mixing
  • Al Burna – Pitbull vocal recording
  • Tom Coyne – mastering

Credits adapted from Planet Pit album liner notes.[4]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format
United States June 10, 2011[10] Digital download — promotional single
Australia July 4, 2011[72] Contemporary Hit Radio, Nights
United States July 19, 2011[73] Mainstream radio airplay
France[74] September 5, 2011 CD single
Germany[11] October 21, 2011

See also[edit]

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