Shelf (song)

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Song by Jonas Brothers from the album A Little Bit Longer & Jonas Brothers: Live at SoHo
Released 12 August 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Pop rock, power pop
Length 3:48 (Single Version, No Party)
2:22 (Live at SoHo Version)
Label Hollywood
Writer Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas
Producer John Fields
A Little Bit Longer track listing

Standard Edition

  1. "BB Good
  2. "Burnin' Up"
  3. "Shelf"
  4. "One Man Show"
  5. "Lovebug"
  6. "Tonight"
  7. "Can't Have You"
  8. "Video Girl"
  9. "Pushin' Me Away"
  10. "Sorry"
  11. "Got Me goin' crazy"
  12. "A Little bit longer"

"Shelf" is a song by American pop rock group Jonas Brothers from their third studio album A Little Bit Longer (2008). It was written by Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas, with production helmed by Jon Fields.

Background and composition[edit]

A 22 second sample of "Shelf" by Jonas Brothers, where a portion of the chorus is heard.

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The song is written from the point of view of a teenage boy who got his heart broken by the popular girl in school/ girl next door and now he can publicly announce it.

The intro is sung by the lead singer and middle brother Joe Jonas. The song starts off with electric guitar, and then strumming, and drum. The chorus is Nick Jonas singing a line or two and Joe singing a few lines and then singing together. Then Joe takes over for verse two. Going back to the chorus Nick takes over and they sing a bit together.

Other uses[edit]

The song was used in their first EP "Jonas Brothers: Live at Soho.[1]


Chart (2009) Peak
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 80