Beautiful Soul (song)

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"Beautiful Soul"
Beautiful Soul CD Cover1.png
Single by Jesse McCartney
from the album JMac and Beautiful Soul
Released August 12, 2004 (2004-08-12)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2003–2004
Genre
Length 3:34 (Album Version)
3:16 (Radio Edit)
3:57 (Single version)
Label Hollywood, Angel Music
Songwriter(s) Jesse Welch
Producer(s) Adam Watts, Andy Dodd, Greg Wells
Jesse McCartney singles chronology
"The Second Star to the Right"
(2004)
"Beautiful Soul"
(2004)
"She's No You"
(2005)

"The Second Star to the Right"
(2004)
"Beautiful Soul"
(2004)
"She's No You"
(2005)

"Beautiful Soul" is a song recorded by Jesse McCartney. It was released as his debut single and the lead single from his debut album, Beautiful Soul at the end of 2004 in North America and Oceania. The single charted in several countries in Europe in 2006, including the UK. It was a number one hit in Australia. It was later certified Gold by in the United States[1] and Platinum in Australia.

On an episode of Celebrity Duets, he sang the song in a duet with U.S. Olympic Gymnast Carly Patterson. McCartney also sang this song in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody in the episode "Rock Star in the House" and on What I Like About You in the episode "The Not-So Simple Life".

It was featured on the soundtracks for That's So Raven, Sydney White, and A Cinderella Story.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Beautiful Soul" was directed by Marc Webb. The video is heavily influenced by the film Y Tu Mamá También directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The video features several scenes that are lifted from Cuarón's film.[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD 1

  1. "Beautiful Soul" (Single Version) 3:56
  2. "The Stupid Things" (Acoustic Version) 3:37

European CD (Jan 31, 2006)

  1. "Beautiful Soul" (Radio Edit) – 3:16
  2. "Without U" (Single Mix) – 3:11

'CD 2

  1. "Beautiful Soul" (Album Version) 3:34
  2. "Get Your Shine On" (Single Version) 3:12
  3. "Beautiful Soul" (Drew Ferrante Mix) 3:34
  4. "Beautiful Soul" (Video) 3:20

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart of December 11, 2004, at number 72,[3] eventually peaked at number 16 on the chart. Outside the US, the song performed moderately well in Europe, peaking within the top 40 of many European charts including Austria and the Walloon region of Belgium, where it reached number 8 on both countries' music charts. In the Australasia region, "Beautiful Soul" was a major chart success. On February 27, 2005, the song first charted at number 14 on Australia's ARIA chart.[4] It entered the top 10 the next week, then reached number three on April 3.[5] The next week, it reached the number-one position, dethroning Anthony Callea's "Rain"/"Bridge over Troubled Water". The single spent four weeks at number one, then fell 14 places to number 15 on May 8,[6] the third-biggest fall from the top spot in ARIA chart history. The single spent only one more week on the chart before falling out of the top 50, spending 12 weeks on the chart in total and charting at number 19 on Australia's year-end chart.[7] In New Zealand, the song debuted within the top 10 on March 14, 2005 at number 7.[8] It then spent the next 13 weeks rising and falling in the top 10, spending at single week at number two on the week dated May 2.[9] It exited the top 10 on June 6, then last appeared at number 33 on July 11.[10] Altogether, the song spent 18 weeks in the top 40 and ended the year as New Zealand's 13th best-selling single.[11]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

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  10. ^ "Single Top 50 11/07/2005". Retrieved 6 February 2018.
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  23. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Jesse McCartney – Beautiful Soul". Singles Top 100. Retrieved April 11, 2011.
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  27. ^ "Jesse McCartney Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 11, 2011.
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  30. ^ "Year-end 2006". UKChartsPlus. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  31. ^ "Top 100 Songs of 2005 - Billboard Year-End Charts". bobborst.com. Retrieved 2014-12-09.
  32. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2005 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2011.

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