Upside Down (Jack Johnson song)

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"Upside Down"
Single by Jack Johnson
from the album Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George
B-side "Breakdown"
Released February 24, 2006 (United States)
May 22, 2006 (UK)
Format CD, , Digital download
Recorded 2005
Genre Folk rock, soft rock, pop rock, acoustic rock
Length 3:31
Label Universal
Writer(s) Jack Johnson
Producer(s) Robert Carranza
Jack Johnson
Certification Platinum (RIAA)[1]
Gold (ABPD)[2]
Jack Johnson singles chronology
"Better Together"
"Upside Down"
"Talk of the Town"

"Upside Down" is a song written, co-produced, and performed by Jack Johnson for the film Curious George. It is the first track and only single on the album Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George, which was released in February 2006.

Commercial performance[edit]

It peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Johnson's sole US Top 40 hit until "You and Your Heart" in 2010. Released as a single in the UK on May 22, 2006, it debuted at #45 in the UK Singles Chart the day before its physical release via download sales alone. The following week, it became Jack Johnson's second UK Top 40 entry, peaking at #30. It has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for sales of over 1,000,000 in the US alone.

Ross Lynch sampling[edit]

Although uncredited, "Upside Down" has been interpolated in Ross Lynch's song of the same name. Lynch's version of "Upside Down" was performed on Disney Channel's Austin & Ally in the season 3 episode "Princesses & Prizes" and is the first track on the show's second soundtrack Austin & Ally: Turn It Up.

Track listing[edit]

CD single[edit]

  1. "Upside Down"
  2. "Breakdown"


Chart (2006) Peak
Austrian Singles Chart 36
Canadian Singles Chart 9
German Media Control Charts 54
Japan Oricon Singles Chart 20
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100) 56
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 22
UK Singles Chart 30
US Billboard Hot 100 38
US Billboard Alternative Songs 25
US Billboard Adult Pop Songs 9
US Billboard Adult Contemporary 23
US Billboard Jazz Songs 39


Country Certifications
Brazil Gold[3]


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