Someday Soon (Natalie Bassingthwaighte song)

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"Someday Soon"
Single by Natalie Bassingthwaighte
from the album 1000 Stars
Released 10 January 2009 (2009-01-10)
(see release history)
Format CD, digital download
Recorded Metrophonic Studios, UK
Genre Electropop, dance-pop
Length 4:14
Label Sony BMG
Writer(s) Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paul Barry, Alex Smith
Producer(s) Brian Rawling and Alex Smith
Certification Platinum (ARIA)
Natalie Bassingthwaighte singles chronology
"Alive"
(2008)
"Someday Soon"
(2009)
"1000 Stars"
(2009)

"Someday Soon" is the second single by Natalie Bassingthwaighte, taken from her debut album 1000 Stars. It was added to radio on 15 December 2008.[1] It was officially released on 10 January 2009, and debuted at #9 on the ARIA Singles Chart and reached #7 in its second week.

Track listing[edit]

CD single / iTunes EP
  1. "Someday Soon" — 4:14
  2. "Alive" (Kaskade Remix) — 5:35
  3. "Alive" (Kaskade Radio Mix) — 3:34
  4. "Someday Soon" (Electrodex Remix) — 5:04

Reception[edit]

The song was reviewed in The Sunday Telegraph on 21 December, garnering a 4/5 star review with the summary, "sure to be a song wanted by commercial radio stations".

Promotion and music video[edit]

Bassingthwaighte with nephew Logan in the Someday Soon music video.

Bassingthwaighte performed "Someday Soon" for the first time live at the New Year's Eve celebrations of 2008 - 2009 on Network Ten. She has performed this song on Rove on 15 February 2009.[2]

The music video for "Someday Soon" depicts Bassingthwaighte as an actress arriving on set to film a movie. It frequently cuts away to scenes with Bassingthwaighte getting her hair and make up done while reading a movie script and also singing in a room filled with lights. The music video features Bassingthwaighte's nephew Logan Sheldrick, the eldest son of Bassingthwaighte's older sister, Melinda, who plays a child actor. Actor Ben Tari also makes a cameo as the director.

Chart performance[edit]

Someday Soon debuted on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart on 19 January 2009 at #9 and rose to #7, already a bigger hit than "Alive" in only its second week. It peaked at #2 on the Physical Singles Chart, higher than "Alive"'s #6. On the digital track chart, it peaked at #7, as of 25 January 2009, even though it has peaked at #3 on iTunes Australia. The song spent its first eight weeks in the top ten in the ARIA charts and was at #46 when it dropped of the charts after its 17th and final week in the charts, less than "Alive" which spent 21 weeks in the charts.

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia 10 January 2009 Sony BMG CD, Digital download 88697444502

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