Shoulda Woulda Coulda

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"Shoulda Woulda Coulda"
Single by Beverley Knight
from the album Who I Am
Released February 25, 2002
Format Single
Recorded 2001
Genre R&B / Soul
Length 03.32
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Beverley Knight
Craig Wiseman
Producer(s) Mike Spencer
Tony Briscoe
Beverley Knight singles chronology
"Get Up!"
(2001)
"Shoulda Woulda Coulda"
(2002)
"Gold"
(2002)
Alternative covers
UK CD: 2 cover

"Shoulda Woulda Coulda" is a song by Beverley Knight, released as the second single from her album Who I Am. The song, written about the breakup of her long term relationship because she decided to put her career first, became Knight's first top 10 single in the United Kingdom. It remains her most recognisable hit, and has become Knight's signature hit. The success of the single on the singles and airplay charts helped propel the album Who I Am into the top 10 UK album charts.

The video was shot in the Hout Bay area of Cape Town, South Africa by director Douglas Avery.

The location for the video was of special significance to Beverley. She had visited previously in connection with her charity work in bring awareness to HIV in South Africa. It was also the location of the video to her single No Man's land, released in 2007.

Track list[edit]

CD: 1

  1. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda"
  2. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (featuring Know ?uestion) (Blacksmith R&B Rub)
  3. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (D'N'D On Da Floor mix)
  4. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (video)

CD: 2

  1. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda"
  2. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (live)
  3. "Special Kinda Cool"

Cassette

  1. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (Original Mix)
  2. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (featuring Know ?uestion) (Blacksmith R&B Rub)
  3. "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" (Agent Sumo Mix)

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak Position
UK Singles Chart 10
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 57
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 87
Belgium Singles Chart[3] 10

Personnel[edit]

  • Written by Beverley Knight and Craig Wiseman
  • Produced by Mike Spencer and Tony Briscoe
  • Additional production and mixing by Mike 'Spike' Drake
  • All vocals performed and arranged by Beverley Knight
  • Additional programming by YoYo

See also[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Charts
  2. ^ Dutch Charts
  3. ^ Belgium Charts

External links[edit]