Sunday Morning (Maroon 5 song)

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"Sunday Morning"
Single by Maroon 5
from the album Songs About Jane
Released December 2, 2004
Format CD single, 45 RPM, digital download
Genre
Length 4:04 (album version)
4:12 (demo version)
Label Octone
Writer(s) Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael
Maroon 5 singles chronology
"She Will Be Loved"
(2004)
"Sunday Morning"
(2004)
"Must Get Out"
(2005)

"Sunday Morning" is a song by American pop rock band Maroon 5. It was released on December 2, 2004 as the fourth single from their fourth debut album, Songs About Jane. Released in 2004, the single peaked at number 31 in the United States becoming Maroon 5's fourth Top 40 single; it also peaked at number 27 in the United Kingdom and Australia.

The music video was filmed at Abbey Road Studios in London. It features Maroon 5 performing the song, interspensed with scenes of numerous people singing it at a karaoke bar. The song has also been featured on the soundtracks of Something's Gotta Give and Love Actually (although the latter was the 1.22.03.Acoustic version). The song is also featured in the 2005 film Cheaper by the Dozen 2. Additionally, it is featured on the Xbox 360 karaoke game Lips, as downloadable content. Andrew Garcia covered the song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show after his 2010 elimination from American Idol.

Critical reception[edit]

Billboard called the single "another can't-miss romp from America's hottest pop/rock band."[1]

Track listing[edit]

Sunday Morning - single
No. Title Length
1. "Sunday Morning"   4:06
2. "Shiver" (Live from Hard Rock Live)  
3. "Through with You" (Live from Hard Rock Live)  

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Sunday Morning" features the Maroon 5 band at Abbey Road Studio, as well as a karaoke scene which starts off with a Japanese man and a pair of women, both blonde and brunette, singing the closing bar to "This Love". Adam Levine says the idea for the video struck the band when they were in Japan and noticed a few of their songs on the karaoke list at a Japanese bar.

Usage in media[edit]

The song has also been featured on the soundtracks of Something's Gotta Give and Love Actually (although the latter used the 1.22.03.Acoustic version).

The acoustic version of the song is featured in the 2005 film Cheaper by the Dozen 2.

Additionally, the song is featured on the Xbox 360 karaoke game Lips, as downloadable content. Andrew Garcia covered the song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show after his 2010 elimination from American Idol.

The song was also used in the South Korean television commercial of GM Chevrolet Malibu, as well as Jollibee brand of quick service restaurants in the Philippines.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2004-05) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 27
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 52
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 1
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 7
Germany (Media Control Charts)[6] 83
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[7] 16
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 22
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 20
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 21
South Korea International Singles (Gaon)[11] 15
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 27
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 31
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[13] 21
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[14] 4
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[15] 15
US Digital songs (Billboard)[16] 32
US Radio Songs (Billboard)[17] 36

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[18] Gold 35,000^
South Korea (Gaon Chart) 811,071[19][20]
United States (RIAA)[21] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paoletta, Michael (2004-11-13), "Sunday Morning". Billboard. 116 (46):44
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning" (in French). Ultratip.
  6. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Maroon 5 > Sunday Morning – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  8. ^ "Chart Track: Week 53, 2004". Irish Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Maroon 5 search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". Top 40 Singles.
  11. ^ "South Korea Gaon International Chart (Week: February 05, 2012 to February 12, 2012)". Gaon Chart. February 5, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Maroon 5 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Maroon 5.
  13. ^ "Maroon 5 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Maroon 5.
  14. ^ "Maroon 5 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Maroon 5.
  15. ^ "Maroon 5 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Maroon 5.
  16. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/309663/Maroon%2B5/chart?f=395
  17. ^ "Maroon 5 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Radio Songs for Maroon 5. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  18. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  19. ^ "Online download – 2014". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. To view sales from 2014, select "2014 년". Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Online download – 2014 Month End Chart - September". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. To view sales from "2011년. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 
  21. ^ "American single certifications – Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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