Something 'Bout Love

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"Something 'Bout Love"
Single by David Archuleta
from the album The Other Side of Down[1]
Released July 20, 2010
Format Digital download
Genre Pop
Length 4:22 (Album Version)
4:01 (Radio Edit)
Label Jive
Writer(s) David Archuleta, Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Chris DeStefano[2]
Producer(s) S*A*M and Sluggo, co-produced by Chris DeStefano
David Archuleta singles chronology
"Touch My Hand"
(2009)
"Something 'Bout Love"
(2010)
"Elevator"
(2010)

"Something 'Bout Love" is the official first single by singer-songwriter David Archuleta from his second pop album The Other Side of Down which was released on October 5, 2010.[3]

Background[edit]

On June 24, 2010, Jive Records announced that Something 'Bout Love would be exclusively sold and available for download at David Archuleta's official website on July 13, 2010 and everywhere else on July 20, 2010.[4][5] On June 28, 2010, David Archuleta gave his fans the chance to preview Something 'Bout Love via telephone.[6] Jive announced the news as well.[7] On July 1, 2010, Something 'Bout Love started streaming exclusively on David Archuleta's official website.[8][9] On July 8, 2010, Jive announced that Something 'Bout Love was going to be released everywhere on July 20, 2010, and gave the option to pre-order Other Side of Down and receive Something 'Bout Love as an instant download on David Archuleta's official website. Also on July 8, 2010, Something 'Bout Love received its official cover art.[10]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song premiered on August 5 on VEVO. It was directed by Declan Whitebloom, who directed Crush back in 2008. The video was released on iTunes on August 10. The music video uses the radio edit version of the song.

The video starts with Archuleta walking down a sidewalk while singing the intro. There was also a scene featuring David's brother playing basketball with his friends and also another showing a boyfriend helping his girlfriend skateboard. The video mainly focuses on Archuleta in a party singing somewhere in a crowd and also singing in an alley. Halfway through the video, a nerdy man is seen alone with no friends while the crowd is having all the fun. Then not long later a girl walks over to him and they make conversation. Also, Archuleta receives a text a little after that scene. Towards the end, Archuleta is seen taking shots of the crowd having fun partying with a Sony Cybershot camera.

The product placements on the video are Sony Cybershot camera, Sony headphones, and Sony Ericcson XPERIA mobile phone.

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format Label
United States July 20, 2010 Music download Jive
Belgium August 25, 2010 Sony Music
Netherlands

Chart performance[edit]

Something 'Bout Love has sold 21,000 copies as of July 28, 2010 according to Nielsen SoundScan[11] It peaked at number forty eight on Pop Airplay and at number four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[citation needed] 4

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