Absolutely Positively

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"Absolutely Positively"
Anastacia-absolutely positively .jpg
Single by Anastacia
from the album Heavy Rotation
Released February 28, 2009
Format
Recorded 2008
Genre
Length 4:19 (Album Version)
3:52 (Radio Edit)
Label Mercury Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Chuck Harmony
Anastacia singles chronology
"I Can Feel You"
(2008)
"Absolutely Positively"
(2009)
"Defeated"
(2009)
"I Can Feel You"
(2008)
"Absolutely Positively"
(2009)
"Defeated"
(2009)

"Absolutely Positively" is the second single from American singer Anastacia's fourth studio album, Heavy Rotation. The single was released in February 2009, following a confirmation by Anastacia during a performance on This Morning on Monday, November 3, 2008. The soulful pop and R&B song was produced by Chuck Harmony, and was written by Harmony and Shaffer Smith. The song was released to European radio on November 7, 2008. The video for the song was filmed in November 2008 by Nigel Dick, who also directed the videos for "I'm Outta Love" and "Cowboys & Kisses".

Critical reception[edit]

Digital Spy editor Alex Fletcher wrote: "Soulful funk of 'Absolutely Positively' has 'Sound of 2008' stamped all over it."[1] Another critic, Maddy Costa of The Guardian also called it "Stevie Wonder-style soul-funk."[2] Virgin Media editor Ian Gittins praised the vocal performance, where Anastacia is "recalling vocal giants such as Patti Labelle on the playfully Motown-like Absolutely Positively."[3]

Promotion[edit]

Anastacia performed the song in 2008 and 2009 at the following events:

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital Download[4]
  1. "Absolutely Positively" (Radio Edit) — 3:51
  2. "Absolutely Positively" (Moto Blanco Radio Mix) — 3:55
  3. "Absolutely Positively" (Moto Blanco Club Mix) — 8:24
  • CD Single
  1. "Absolutely Positively" (Radio Edit) — 3:51

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Slovakia Airplay Chart[5] 39

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
Europe[6][7][8] February 28, 2009 Digital download
Germany March 8, 2009 CD single

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anastacia: 'Heavy Rotation'". 22 October 2008. 
  2. ^ Costa, Maddy (24 October 2008). "Rock & pop review: Anastacia: Heavy Rotation" – via The Guardian. 
  3. ^ "Music - Virgin Media". 
  4. ^ ""Absolutely Positively - Single" von Anastacia auf Apple Music". 
  5. ^ ds. "IFPI". Ifpicr.cz. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  6. ^ "iTunes Store - Anastacia - Absolutely Positively - Single". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  7. ^ "iTunes Store - Anastacia - Absolutely Positively - Single". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  8. ^ "iTunes Store - Anastacia - Absolutely Positively - Single". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 

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