Black Black Heart

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"Black Black Heart"
Black Black Heart cover.jpg
Single by David Usher (featuring Kim Bingham)
from the album Morning Orbit
Released 2001
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:26
Label EMI Music Canada
7243 550181 2 0
Writer(s) David Usher and Jeff Pearce
Producer(s) David Usher, Jeff Pearce, Mark Makoway and Jeff Martin
David Usher (featuring Kim Bingham) singles chronology
"Alone in the Universe" "Black Black Heart" "A Day in the Life"

"Black Black Heart" is a song written by David Usher and Jeff Pearce and released as a second single off Usher's 2001 album Morning Orbit.[1][2]


There are three versions of the song. The album and radio remix versions feature Julie Galios from the band My Brilliant Beast. The harder rock version which was found as a hidden track on the album and is also referred to as "Black Black Heart 2.0" features vocals by Kim Bingham. The chorus samples The Flower Duet (Sous le dôme épais), a famous duet for sopranos from Léo Delibes' opera Lakmé, as a hook. "Black Black Heart" won two MuchMusic Video Awards for Best Post-Production and Best Pop Video in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Black Black Heart (CHR Mix)" 3:29
2. "Black Black Heart (2.0)" 3:26
3. "Too Close To The Sun" 3:54

Chinese version[edit]

Rene Liu and Stanley Huang recorded a Chinese version called Travel Separately (分开旅行 / Fēnkāi lǚxíng), but only with the lyrics changed and became a huge success. Usher and Pearce were credited for the song.[3]


  1. ^ "David Usher – Black Black Heart". Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  2. ^ "David Usher, Black Black Heart". Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Black Black Heart – 分开旅行 (Travelling Separately)". July 20, 2007. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 

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