Better (Brooke Fraser song)

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"Better"
Better Single cover.jpg
Single by Brooke Fraser
from the album What to Do with Daylight
Released June 30, 2003
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop
Length 4:05
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Brooke Fraser
Producer(s) Brady Blade
Brooke Fraser singles chronology
"Better"
(2003)
"Lifeline"
(2004)

"Better" is the debut single by Brooke Fraser from her multi-platinum and award-winning album What to Do with Daylight.

Song information[edit]

This was the song that introduced and launched Fraser as a recording artist in New Zealand. She wrote the song when she was in seventh form in high school. The song was also used in the New Zealand advertisements for World Vision, with Brooke appearing in them as well.

Chart performance[edit]

"Better" debuted on the New Zealand Singles Chart at number fifty on July 6, 2003 and peaked at number three where it stayed for four weeks. The song spent a total of twenty two weeks on the chart. Furthermore, the single was the tenth biggest song in the year-end Top 50 Singles of 2003.

Chart (2003) Peak
position
New Zealand Singles Chart 3

Music video[edit]

In the video, Temuera Morrison played Brooke's father. He is basically a drunken and abusive father that can never take care of himself, and Brooke is looking for a way out.

External links[edit]