Cupid (112 song)

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"Cupid"
112 - Cupid.jpg
Single by 112
from the album 112
Released May 16, 1997 (1997-05-16)
Format Cassette, CD, Vinyl
Recorded 1995
Daddy's House Recording Studios
New York City, New York
Purple Dragon Studios
Atlanta, Georgia
Genre R&B
Length 4:12
Label Bad Boy
Writer(s) Arnold Hennings, Courtney Sills, Daron Jones, Michael Keith, Marvin Scandrick, Quinnes Parker
Producer(s) Arnold Hennings
112 singles chronology
"Come See Me"
(1996)
"Cupid"
(1997)
"Love Me"
(1998)
Music video
"Cupid" on YouTube

"Cupid" is the third and final single released from 112's debut album of the same name. The song peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, their third top 40 hit on both charts. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA for selling 1,000,000 copies.

Music video[edit]

Directed by Dante Ariola and Jay Papke,[1] the video features the band singing their affections towards a woman while standing or sitting on a chair.

Formats and track listing[edit]

  • Europe CD maxi-single[2]
    • 1. "Cupid" – 4:12
    • 2. "Cry On" – 5:26
    • 3. "I Can't Believe" (featuring Faith Evans) – 5:32
    • 4. "Cupid" (Instrumental) – 4:12
    US 7"[3]
    • 1. "Cupid" (Radio Mix) – 4:12
    • 2. "Only You" – 4:21
    US 12"[4]
    • A1. "Cupid" – 4:13
    • A2. "Cry On" – 5:26
    • A3. "I Can't Believe" (featuring Faith Evans) – 5:32
    • B1. "Cupid" (Instrumental) – 4:12
    • B2. "I Can't Believe" (Instrumental) – 5:32
    US 12" (Promo)[5]
    • A. "Cupid" (Radio Mix) – 4:12
    • B. "Cupid" (Instrumental) – 4:12
    US CD single[6]
    • 1. "Cupid" – 4:12
    • 2. "Cry On" – 5:26
    • 3. "I Can't Believe" – 5:32
    • 4. "Cupid" (Instrumental) – 4:12
    • 5. "I Can't Believe" – 5:32
    US CD single (Cardboard Sleeve)[7]
    • 1. "Cupid" (Radio Mix) – 4:12
    • 2. "This Is Your Day" – 4:47
    US CD single (Promo)[8]
    • 1. "Cupid" (Radio Mix) – 4:12

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "112 - "Cupid"". Mvdbase.com. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "112 - Cupid (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "112 - Cupid (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ "112 - Cupid (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  5. ^ "112 - Cupid (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ "112 - Cupid (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  7. ^ "112 - Cupid (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  8. ^ "112 - Cupid (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  9. ^ "112 – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for 112. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  10. ^ "112 – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for 112. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  11. ^ "Year-End Charts: The Hot 100." Billboard 1997 Year In Music. Billboard. 1997.
  12. ^ "American single certifications – 112 – Cupid". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved April 20, 2015.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  13. ^ "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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