Stay (Nick Jonas & the Administration song)

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"Stay"
Single by Nick Jonas & the Administration
Released 2 March 2010
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010; Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, California
Genre Pop rock
Length 6:43
Label Jonas, Hollywood
Writer(s) Nicholas Jonas
Producer(s) John Fields
Nick Jonas & the Administration singles chronology
"Who I Am"
(2009)
"Stay"
(2010)"

"Stay" is a non-album single by Nick Jonas & the Administration. The song didn't appear on their first album Who I Am.

Background and composition[edit]

A 29 second sample of "Stay" by Nick Jonas & the Administration, where a portion of the chorus is heard.

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"Stay" "is a song Nick wrote when he had a day off in Washington[1][2][3] It came after some things that I was going through that really inspired it. and I'm just in a good place right now and was able to get a song out of it, which is always nice."[4]

On 6 January Nick said about the song on Twitter:

In 2010 the song was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the categorie Choice Music: Love Song.[7]

Release[edit]

On 2 March 2010[8] they released the song "Stay" as a digital single[4][9] and a digital EP.[10] Nick said that the song won't be on their first record because he wrote it too late to add it. The digital single/ Digital EP of "Stay" contains only the live version of the song. Another live version of the song was recorded on 28 January at the wiltern theater in Los Angeles.[11][12] On 11 May 2010 it the song was used on the live album: Nick Jonas & The Administration Live at the Wiltern January 28th, 2010.[11]

Tracklist[edit]

Stay
EP by Nick Jonas & the Administration
Released 2 March 2010
Recorded 2010; Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, California
Genre Pop rock
Length 18:18
Label Hollywood Records
Producer John Fields
Nick Jonas & the Administration chronology
Who I Am
(2010)
Stay
(2010)
Nick Jonas & The Administration Live at the Wiltern January 28th, 2010
(2010)
Digital Single[13]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stay" (live) Nick Jonas 6:43
Digital EP[14]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stay" (live) Nick Jonas 6:43
2. "Stay" (Music Video) Nick Jonas 6:56
3. "Rose Garden" (Music Video[14]) Nick Jonas 4:38
Total length:
18:18
Digital Video[15]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stay" (live video) Nick Jonas 6:56
Other Versions
  • Stay (live[11]) - 7:51

Music video[edit]

The basis of the video is a live performance of the song at the Wiltern theater during the Who I Am Tour.[16] The video was released on the EP of Stay; which was released on 2 March 2010 as a digital download on iTunes.[14]

Live performances[edit]

Nick Jonas performed the song live for the first time on 6 January during the Who I Am Tour with the Administration. On 29 August 2010 he performed "Stay" on tour during a concert in Virginia Beach which was a part of the Jonas Brothers Live In Concert Tour.[17]

On 23 February 2011 Nick performed the song during an acoustic set, accompanied by Jonas Brothers guitarist John Taylor.[18] On 1 July, Nick performed the song live during the Microsoft Store Grand Opening in Century City.[19][20] They performed the song on 16 July, during the Ottawa Blues fest.[21] The song was also performed during the concerts of Nick Jonas & the Administration in South America.[22]

The song was performed during the concert in Mexico of the Jonas Brothers World Tour 2012/2013. [23] Stay was performed again in Rio de Janeiro on 12 March 2013.[24] The song was performed again on 29 July during the Jonas Brothers Live Tour.

Personnel[edit]

  • Nick Jonas - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar, Composer
  • Tommy Barbarella - Keyboards
  • Michael Bland - Drums, Vibraphone, Vocals
  • Sonny Thompson -Guitars, Vocals
  • John Fields - Bass, Guitars, Percussion, Vibraphone, Producer
  • Dave McNair - Mastering
  • Jon Lind - A&R
  • David Snow - Creative Director
  • Enny Joo - Art Direction
  • Olaf Heine - Photography
  • Paul David Hager - Mixing
  • Philip McIntyre - Management
  • Johnny Wright - Management
  • Kevin Jonas SR. - Management

Release History[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Belgium 1 March 2010[25] Digital download - Digital Single Hollywood Records
Germany 1 March 2010[26] Digital download - Digital Single
1 March 2010[15] Digital download - Digital Video
United States 2 March 2010[14] Digital download - Digital EP
2 March 2010[27] Digital download - Digital Single

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nick Jonas WHO I AM Track By Track". oceanUP.com. 3 February 2010. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Nick Jonas & The Admin #3 Billboard 200". oceanUP.com. 10 February 2010. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nick Jonas Sings STAY, Made Selena Cry". oceanUP.com. 17 January 2010. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Nick Jonas, 'Stay Won't Be On My Album'". oceanUP.com. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Twitter Archived 10 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Nick Jonas’ New Song “Stay” | Disney Dreaming Archived 7 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Teen Choice Awards 2010: Second (Giant) Wave Of Nominees Announced!". Hollywoodcrush.mtv.com. 28 June 2010. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  8. ^ Twitter Archived 10 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Stay (Live at the Wiltern) - EP by Nick Jonas & The Administration - Download Stay (Live at the Wiltern) - EP on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 1 March 2010. Archived from the original on 11 November 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  10. ^ "Stay - Live at the Wiltern (Live Nation Studios) - EP by Nick Jonas & The Administration - Download Stay - Live at the Wiltern (Live Nation Studios) - EP on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2 March 2010. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  11. ^ a b c Nick Jonas & The Administration Live at the Wiltern January 28th, 2010 – Nick Jonas & The Administration – Listen and discover music at Last.fm Archived 23 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Nick Jonas STAY Live Album Version Full | OCEANUP TEEN GOSSIP Archived 13 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Connecting to the iTunes Store Archived 11 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ a b c d Connecting to the iTunes Store Archived 10 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ a b http://www.amazon.de/Video-Stay-Live-The-Wiltern/dp/B0072DJI2E/ref=sr_1_42?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1336473323&sr=1-42[dead link]
  16. ^ http://disneychannelneeds.blogspot.com/2010/03/nick-jonas-stay-music-video-download.html Archived 16 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ "Nick Jonas STAY Virginia Beach". oceanUP.com. 30 August 2010. Archived from the original on 9 March 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  18. ^ Nick J Online | Nick Jonas Archived 7 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ Nick J Online | Nick Jonas Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ Nick J Online | Nick Jonas Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ http://jonasworld.org/?p=24973 Archived 25 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ Nick J Online | Nick Jonas Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  23. ^ http://jonasworld.org/?p=33174
  24. ^ http://jonasworld.org/?p=33497
  25. ^ Connecting to the iTunes Store Archived 11 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  26. ^ http://www.amazon.de/Stay/dp/B006WINEUW/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1336450667&sr=1-5[dead link]
  27. ^ http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003A9SOTC[dead link]