Be OK (Ingrid Michaelson song)

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"Be OK"
BeOKIngrid.jpg
Single by Ingrid Michaelson
from the album Be OK
ReleasedAugust 19, 2008
FormatDigital download
Recorded2008
GenreIndie pop
Length2:27
LabelCabin 24 Records
Songwriter(s)Ingrid Michaelson
Producer(s)Stacy Jones & Bill Lefler
Ingrid Michaelson singles chronology
"The Way I Am"
(2007)
"Be OK"
(2008)
"Winter Song"
(2008)

"Be OK" is the first single from Ingrid Michaelson's third studio album, Be OK.

The song was used in the films The House Bunny and The Decoy Bride,[1] in Season 1, episode 7 of 90210, in Season 2, episode 15 of Parenthood, in Season 4, episode 1 of Ugly Betty, and in advertisements for Better With You.

It was also used in commercials for Mott's Apple Juice, Ritz Crackers, Travelers Insurance and Australian insurance company Allianz.[citation needed]

In 2017, Michaelson performed another version of song on the TBS news satire show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee titled “ (Earth Is) Not OK “ with similarly altered lyrics describing effects of climate change and hurricanes sung from the perspective of the earth.

Music video[edit]

Two versions of the music video debuted through the Stand Up to Cancer Foundation. One version debuted through BORDERS,[2] while the other debuted on the Stand Up to Cancer website and featured the acoustic version.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008–10) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 45
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 64
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 174
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[7] 18
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 91
US Adult Alternative Songs (Billboard)[9] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1657299/soundtrack
  2. ^ "Borders: Exclusive Ingrid Michaelson "Be OK" Video". Bordersmedia.com. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  3. ^ "Stand Up To Cancer". Standup2cancer.org. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Ingrid Michaelson – Be OK" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Ingrid Michaelson – Be OK". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
  6. ^ http://zobbel.de/cluk/100717cluk.txt
  7. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 18, 2011.
  8. ^ "Ingrid Michaelson Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 24, 2014.
  9. ^ "Ingrid Michaelson Chart History (Adult Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 24, 2014.