Say Goodbye (Chris Brown song)

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"Say Goodbye"
Single by Chris Brown
from the album Chris Brown and Step Up soundtrack
Released August 8, 2006
Format CD single
Recorded 2005
Genre R&B, pop
Length 4:49
Label Jive
Writer(s) Bryan-Michael Cox, Kendrick "WyldCard" Dean, Adonis Shropshire
Producer(s) Bryan-Michael Cox
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Gimme That"
(2006)
"Say Goodbye"
(2006)
"Shortie Like Mine"
(2006)

"Say Goodbye" is the fourth single by Chris Brown, released August 8, 2006. The song is also featured in the movie Step Up. [1] It became Brown's third top 10 single on the Billboard hot 100, peaking at No. 10 on October 31, 2006, and the second single of his career to top the R&B charts. The track was released as a single in the UK and US. This video is on the video game Dance Dance Revolution 2: Supernova.

Critical response[edit]

While reviewing Step Up OST, Heather Phares of Allmusic called this song "wistful" and noted that it gets the film's romantic angle across without interrupting the flow of the more danceable tracks.[2]

Music video[edit]

The song's music video (directed by Jessy Terrero) was released July 26, 2006. It was also co-written by rapper Drake. It features a short clip of the track "Ain't No Way (You Won't Love Me)" at the beginning of the music video. It follows Chris Brown trying to break up with his girlfriend. He also finds a new love interest by the end of the video.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 10
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[4] 14
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

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Preceded by
"Call on Me" by Janet and Nelly
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one single (first run)
October 14, 2006 – October 21, 2006
Succeeded by
"Money Maker" by Ludacris featuring Pharrell
Preceded by
"Money Maker" by Ludacris featuring Pharrell
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one single (second run)
November 4, 2006 – November 25, 2006
Succeeded by
"Irreplaceable" by Beyoncé