Crazy (K-Ci and JoJo song)

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"Crazy"
Single by K-Ci & JoJo
from the album X
Released March 2, 2001 (2001-03-02)
Genre R&B
Length Main version 4:20
Radio version 3:37
Label MCA
Writer(s) Delite, Darrell/Allamby, Darrell "Delite"
K-Ci & JoJo singles chronology
Girl
1999
Crazy
2001
Wanna Do You Right
2001

Crazy is a R&B love song by duo K-Ci & JoJo. It was released in 2001 and was their first single off the album X. It was also featured on the soundtrack to the hit dance film Save the Last Dance, starring Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas.[1] The song is notable for making prominent use of auto-tune years before it became popular.

Lyrical content[edit]

"Crazy" tells the story of a lover who has made a mistake and cannot stop thinking about his misdeeds and his partner. The song discusses losing sleep over it and begging his lover to return to him.

Credits[edit]

Adapted from X liner notes.[2]

  • Darrell Delite – producer, writer, other instruments, vocoder, mixer
  • K-Ci Hailey – writer, vocals
  • JoJo Hailey – writer, vocals
  • Paul Pesco – guitar
  • Zak Sulam – guitar
  • Brian Kinkead – recording
  • J. Rea – recording
  • Ben Arrindell – mixer
  • Paul Osborn – mixer
  • Matt – Protools engineer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3]
55
Australia (ARIA Urban Singles)[4] 19
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[5] 39
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 11
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 63
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[8] 4
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ Save the Last Dance (2001) - IMDb
  2. ^ "Crazy". X (CD liner). K-Ci & JoJo. MCA Records. 2000. 
  3. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles – Week Commencing 21st May 2001". ARIA Report (Australian Recording Industry Association) (586): 3. May 21, 2001. OCLC 222025672. 
  4. ^ "ARIA Urban Chart - Week Commencing 21st May 2001: Singles" ARIA Top 40 Urban Singles. National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – K-Ci & JoJo – Crazy" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  6. ^ "K-Ci & JoJo Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for K-Ci & JoJo.
  7. ^ "K-Ci & JoJo Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for K-Ci & JoJo. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  8. ^ "K-Ci & JoJo Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for K-Ci & JoJo. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  9. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved December 29, 2011.