Show Me Love (America)

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"Show Me Love (America)"
Single by The Wanted
from the album Word of Mouth
Released 25 October 2013 (2013-10-25)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Pop
Length 3:12
Label Island, Global Talent
Writer(s) Nathan Sykes, Tim Woodcock, Kasper Larsen, Mich Hansen, Ole Brodersen
Producer(s) Fraser T Smith
The Wanted singles chronology
"We Own the Night"
(2013)
"Show Me Love (America)"
(2013)
"Glow in the Dark"
(2014)

"Show Me Love (America)" is a song by English-Irish boy band The Wanted. It was released on 25 October 2013 as the fifth single from their third studio album, Word of Mouth (2013). The ballad, their first since 2011's "Warzone", was co-written by band member Nathan Sykes and produced by Fraser T Smith]]. It is the official song of the action film, 47 Ronin.The youngest member,Nathan Sykes try to record this song earlier of 2013 but he then had to postponed it because of his surgery.

Background and promotion[edit]

On 9 September 2013, The Wanted uploaded a "Special Announcement" to their official YouTube page.[1] They announced that, due to extra recording, Word of Mouth would not be released until 4 November, but, to make up for it, they announced the release of a brand new single called "Show Me Love (America)" and said it would be on the radio from 8am the following morning.[1] They also revealed this on Twitter.[2][3] It was later announced that the song would receive its world premiere on Capital FM the following morning.[4][5]

On 27 October 2013, The Wanted performed "Show Me Love (America)" on the third live results show of The X Factor. They shelled out £250,000 for a private jet to get them from Mexico to The Fountain Studios in London.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

On 31 October 2013, the song debuted at number 18 on the Irish Singles Chart, becoming the band's lowest-charting single in Ireland since "Warzone".[7] On 3 November, it came in at number eight on the UK Singles Chart, giving the band their tenth UK top 10 hit.[8]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 18
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 8

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[10] 25 October 2013 Digital download Island Records
France[11]
Ireland[12]
New Zealand[13]
United Kingdom[14]
United States[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Wanted (9 September 2013). "The Wanted - Special Announcement". YouTube. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  2. ^ The Wanted (9 September 2013). "As you'll see from the video due to extra recording we have to put the date of #WordOfMouth back to Nov 4th we understand it's disappointing". Twitter. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  3. ^ The Wanted (9 September 2013). "BUT we have a new UK single #ShowMeLove (America) that you will be able to hear TOMORROW morning from 8am!!! #ShowMeLove1stPlayTomorrow". Twitter. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Wanted's New Song 'Show Me Love (America)' For World Premiere On Capital FM". Capital FM. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Copsey, Robert (10 September 2013). "The Wanted premiere new single 'Show Me Love (America)' - listen". Digital Spy (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Cogan, Judy (28 October 2013). "The Wanted look deflated after £250,000 X Factor performance splits opinion on Twitter... with viewers calling them 'ugly'". Daily Mail (DMG Media). Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Chart Track: Week 44, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  8. ^ a b "Archive Chart: 2013-11-09" UK Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-11-09". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  10. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (AUS). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (FRA). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (IRE). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (NZ). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (UK). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Wanted - Show Me Love (America) - Single". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved 1 November 2013.