Bones (Ginny Blackmore song)

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"Bones"
Ginny Blackmore Bones.png
Single by Ginny Blackmore
from the album Over the Moon
B-side
  • "Hello World"
  • "SFM"
Released 12 March 2013
Format Digital download
Genre Pop
Length 4:00
Label Epic Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Manahan

"Bones" is the debut single by New Zealand singer-songwriter Ginny Blackmore. The pop ballad was released by Epic Records on 12 March 2013. It appeared on the US Adult Pop Songs chart and topped the New Zealand Singles Chart.

Background and composition[edit]

"Bones" was written and recorded by Blackmore in one night in Los Angeles over one of Aeon 'Step' Manahan's musical compositions while she was experiencing a "girly, emotional moment".[1] It is an R&B-influenced pop ballad.[2][3] The song was released worldwide as a single via music download by Epic Records on 12 March 2013.[4][5]

Reception[edit]

In March 2013, "Bones" appeared on the US Adult Pop Songs chart at number forty.[6] "Bones" entered the New Zealand Singles Chart at number thirty-four on 24 June 2013, and reached number one on 22 July. The song spent a total of eighteen weeks on the top 40 chart.[7] It has been certified double platinum by Recorded Music NZ, denoting the sale of 30,000 copies,[8] and placed at number four in the list of top-selling New Zealand singles of 2013.[9]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Bones" premiered on 1 May 2013.[10][11] The black-and-white video shows couples being intimate with one another, cut with scenes of Blackmore singing to a man. In an interview, Blackmore stated that all of the people in the video were her friends, and not actors.[12]

Live performances[edit]

Blackmore performed "Bones" on the first season of New Zealand talent television show The X Factor on 15 July 2013,[13] and later on morning news show Breakfast, on 17 July 2013.[14]

Track listings[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[16] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[17] 21

Rebecca Ferguson version[edit]

"Bones"
Rebecca Ferguson - Bones.jpg
Single by Rebecca Ferguson
from the album Superwoman
Released 2 September 2016 (2016-09-02)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015-2016
Length 3:49
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Troy Miller
  • Martin Cheung
Rebecca Ferguson singles chronology
"Get Happy"
(2015)
"Bones"
(2016)
"Oceans"
(2017)
"Get Happy"
(2015)
"Bones"
(2016)
"Oceans"
(2017)

"Bones" is a song by British recording artist Rebecca Ferguson for her fourth studio album, Superwoman. The track was written by Ginny Blackmore and Aeon Manahan. Production was handled by Troy Miller and Martin Cheung. It was released on 2 September 2016 as the lead single from the album, after premiering on the Ken Bruce BBC Radio Two show the day before. Ferguson is also scheduled to perform the song on the BBC One reality TV show Strictly Come Dancing.[18][19][20]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[21] 67

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format(s) Label Ref.
Worldwide 2 September 2016 Digital download [22]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lipshutz, Jason (8 April 2013). "Ginny Blackmore, 'Bones': Lyric Video Premiere". Billboard. New York. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Unterberger, Andrew (6 February 2014). "Happy New Zealand Day! 10 NZ Artists Who Could Make A Lorde-Like Leap". Billboard. New York. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Stern, Brad (16 April 2013). "Say Lou Lou, Charli XCX, Ginny Blackmore + More: 5 Must-Hear Pop Songs Of The Week". MTV. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Bones - Single". iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bones [Explicit]". Amazon.com. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bubbling Under: Gorgon City's 'Real' Big Start". Billboard. 29 March 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ginny Blackmore - Bones". Charts.org.nz (Hung Medien). Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Top 20 New Zealand Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "New Zealand's Top-Selling Music: the full list". New Zealand Herald. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Ginny Blackmore 'Bones' video Premiere on VEVO". Epic Records. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  11. ^ Rubenstein, Jenna Hally (2 May 2013). "New Video: Ginny Blackmore, 'Bones'". MTV. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  12. ^ Blackmore, Ginny (25 June 2013). "Ginny Blackmore Interview New Song 'Bones' & Christina Aguilera–Soundcheck Series". Clevver Music (Interview). Interview with Misty Kingma. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "Ginny Blackmore Hits #1 On NZ Top 40 Singles" (Press release). Sony Music. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Ginny Blackmore performs Bones". Breakfast. Television New Zealand. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Bones (Remixes)". iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Ginny Blackmore – Bones". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Top Selling Singles of 2013". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  18. ^ "BBC Radio 2 - Ken Bruce, Zoe Ball sits in.". BBC Radio 2. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  19. ^ Ruby, Jennifer (31 August 2016). "Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Rebecca Ferguson to debut comeback single on launch show". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  20. ^ "Bones on Vevo". Vevo. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  21. ^ "Archive Chart: 2016-10-21". Scottish Singles Top 40. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  22. ^ White, Jack (30 August 2016). "Rebecca Ferguson announces new album Superwoman and single Bones". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 

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