Beautiful (10 Years song)

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"Beautiful"
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Single by 10 Years
from the album Division
Released January 29, 2008 (US)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2007–2008
Length 3:17
Label Universal Records
Writer(s) Jesse Hasek, Brian Vodinh, Matt Wantland, Travis Wyrick
Producer(s) Rick Parashar
10 Years singles chronology
"Waking Up"
(2006)
"Beautiful"
(2008)
"So Long, Good-Bye"
(2008)

"Beautiful" is a song written and recorded by American alternative rock band 10 Years for their fourth album, Division, which is their second major release under Universal Records. It was released as the album's first single to iTunes and rock radio outlets in 2008.

Chart performance[edit]

"Beautiful" debuted on Billboard's Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks at number 34 for the issue date of February 23, 2008.[1] It peaked at number 6, spending 26 weeks on the chart. The song has also charted on Billboard's Hot Modern Rock Tracks, peaking at number 14.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Beautiful" premiered on April 21, 2008, at Universal Republic's video site and on YouTube a few days later. It depicts a celebrity (Rebecca Ginos) going inside her house due to the paparazzi invading and watching her every move, reminiscent of Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and Britney Spears.

Dedication[edit]

The song was dedicated to the memories of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom who were murdered a year earlier on January 6, 2007. Five people were convicted in the case.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks". Billboard. Archived from the original on June 11, 2015. Retrieved March 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Hot Modern Rock Tracks". Billboard. Retrieved March 7, 2008. [dead link]

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