Comforter (song)

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"Comforter"
Shai - Comforter single cover.jpg
Single by Shai
from the album ...If I Ever Fall in Love
Released January 19, 1993 (January 19, 1993)
Format 7", 12", cassette, CD
Recorded 1992 (1992)
Genre R&B
Length 4:11
Label Gasoline Alley/MCA
Writer(s) Carl "Groove" Martin, Darnell Van Rensalier, Marc Gay[1]
Producer(s) Carl "Groove" Martin[2]
Certification Gold[3]
Shai singles chronology
"If I Ever Fall in Love"
(1992)
"Comforter"
(1993)
"Baby I'm Yours"
(1993)
...If I Ever Fall in Love track listing
"Sexual Interlude"
(1)
"Comforter"
(2)
"If I Ever Fall in Love"
(3)
Music video
"Comforter" on YouTube

"Comforter" is a song by Shai, issued as the second single from their debut studio album ...If I Ever Fall in Love. The song was written by group members Carl Martin, Darnell Van Rensalier and Marc Gay,[1] with Martin also handling production.[2] The song peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100[4] and was certified gold on July 28, 1993 (1993-07-28) for sales of 500,000 copies.[5][6]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Ian Fletcher.[7]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1993)[4] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 10
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 4
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 3
US Top 40 Mainstream (Billboard) 31

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Comforter - Shai - Listen, Appearances, Song Review - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Shai (3) - Comforter (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ Haring, Bruce (August 4, 1993). "RIAA deals out platinum to Kenny G, Statler Bros. - Variety". Variety. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Shai - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American certifications – Shai – Comforter". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  6. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1993". Billboard. BPI Communications. 106 (3): 73. January 15, 1994. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ ""Comforter" by Shai - Music Video - VH1.com". VH1. December 23, 1999. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ Pedro. "Longbored Surfer - 1993". Longbored Surfer. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 

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