Single White Female (song)

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"Single White Female"
Single by Chely Wright
from the album Single White Female
B-side "Let Me In"[1]
Released March 1, 1999
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:20
Label MCA
Writer(s) Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Shaye Smith
Producer(s) Tony Brown
Buddy Cannon
Norro Wilson
Chely Wright singles chronology
"Just Another Heartache"
(1998)
"Single White Female"
(1999)
"It Was"
(1999)

"Single White Female" is a song written by Carolyn Dawn Johnson and Shaye Smith, and recorded by American country music artist Chely Wright. It was released in March 1999 as the first single and title track from the album Single White Female. The song is her highest-charting single on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.[2] Additionally, fellow country artist Trisha Yearwood sings harmony vocals on the song.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Deaton Flanigen and premiered in March 1999.

Chart positions[edit]

"Single White Female" debuted at number 66 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of March 13, 1999.

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 36
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 3
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 476–477. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ allmusic (((Chely Wright > Biography)))
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 20, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  4. ^ "Chely Wright Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Chely Wright.
  5. ^ "Chely Wright Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Chely Wright.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1999: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1999. Retrieved August 25, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Amazed"
by Lonestar
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

September 11, 1999
Succeeded by
"You Had Me from Hello"
by Kenny Chesney
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 20, 1999