C U When U Get There

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"C U When U Get There"
Single by Coolio featuring 40 Thevz
from the album My Soul
Released July 7, 1997 (1997-07-07)
Recorded 1996
Genre G-funk, West Coast Hip Hop
Length 5:10
Label Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Johann Pachelbel
Artis Ivey Jr.
Dominic Aldridge
Henry Straughter
Malieek Straughter
Producer(s) Dominic Aldridge
Coolio singles chronology
"The Winner"
(1997)
"C U When U Get There"
(1997)
"Ooh La La"
(1997)

"C U When U Get There" is a song by Coolio featuring 40 Thevz and based on the melody of Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major. It was released in 1997 as the first single from Coolio's album My Soul. "C U When U Get There" was also featured on the soundtrack to the 1997 comedy film Nothing to Lose. The song peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and number 7 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart in the US. It was an international success, reaching the top 10 in many countries throughout Europe. It samples Pachelbel's Canon extensively. The record has been certified gold by the RIAA. The first live performance of this song was before its actual release during free concert at Paramount Canada's Wonderland put on by MuchMusic's Electric Circus and hosted by Monika Deol in August of 1997.

Cover[edit]

Azerbaijani rap band Dayirman and rapper Elşad Xose covered the song with Coolio in 2004 during Coolio's concert visit to Baku, Azerbaijan.

Jonah Hill and the cast of Saturday Night Live covered the song during Hill's hosting appearance on March 10, 2012.

Track listings[edit]

CD single[edit]

  1. "C U When U Get There" (Radio Edit) - 3:40
  2. "C U When U Get There" (Ren Swan's Radio Edit) - 3:57

CD maxi[edit]

  1. "C U When U Get There" (Bill & Humberto's Orchestra Mix) - 4:01
  2. "C U When U Get There" (Coolio's Album Version) - 4:07
  3. "C U When U Get There" (Humberto's Alternate Mix) - 4:07
  4. "C U When U Get There" (Ren Swan's Mix) - 5:11

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ Canadian peak
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Coolio Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ "Coolio feat. 40 Thevz: C U When U Get There" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  8. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: C". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There". Top 40 Singles.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There". VG-lista.
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There". Singles Top 60.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Coolio feat. 40 Thevz – C U When U Get There". Swiss Singles Chart.
  14. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1997". Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1997 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  16. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Coolio; 'C U When U Get There')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  17. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Coolio – C U When U Get There". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. 
  18. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 
  19. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Coolio; 'C U When U Get There')". Hung Medien. 
  20. ^ "British single certifications – Coolio – C U When I Get There". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter C U When I Get There in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  21. ^ "American single certifications – Coolio – C U When U Get There". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  22. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1997". Billboard (BPI Communications Inc.) 110 (5): 76. January 31, 1998. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 

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