The One That Got Away (Natasha Bedingfield song)

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"The One That Got Away"
Song by Natasha Bedingfield
Released May 2006 (U.S.)
Genre Dance-pop, R&B, electropop
Length 4:05
Label Phonogenic
Writer Natasha Bedingfield, Steve Kipner, Andrew Frampton, Michael Tafaro, Nathan Winkler
Producer Steve Kipner, Michael Tafaro, Nathan Winkler, Peter Wade

"The One That Got Away" is a song written by Natasha Bedingfield, Steve Kipner, Andrew Frampton, Michael Tafaro and Nathan Winkler for Bedingfield's 2005 North American debut album Unwritten. The song, backed by remixes by Wamdue and Valentin, was released as a promotional single in the United States in May 2006. The song was released in the United Kingdom as a b-side to "These Words".

In the United States, the track topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart and reached number four on the Hot Dance Airplay chart.[1]

Content[edit]

The narrator falls in love with someone she has only just seen, but is too nervous to make a move. She hopes the stranger will respond as well and "meet [her] in the middle."

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "The One That Got Away".[2]

CD Single One

  1. "The One That Got Away" (Valentin Radio Mix) - 3:46
  2. "The One That Got Away" (Valentin Club Mix) - 6:40
  3. "The One That Got Away" (Valentin MixShow Mix) - 6:05

CD Single Two

  1. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Pop Mix) - 4:55
  2. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Get Together Extended Vocal Mix) - 9:38
  3. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Get Together Dub) - 6:40
  4. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Get Together Radio Mix) - 5:22

Vinyl Single

  1. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Pop Rocks Mix) - 4:55
  2. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Get Together Dub) - 6:40
  3. "The One That Got Away" (Wamdue Get Together Extended Vocal Mix) - 9:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
U.S. Hot Dance Club Play*[1] 1

* Wamdue & Valentin mix

Personnel[edit]

The following people contributed to "The One That Got Away":[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Billboard Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved May 5, 2007.
  2. ^ Discography. Discogs. Retrieved May 5, 2007.
  3. ^ Unwritten (CD liner notes). Sony BMG. August 2005.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Faster Kill Pussycat" by Oakenfold featuring Brittany Murphy
U.S. Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
June 17, 2006
Succeeded by
"Get Together" by Madonna