Determinate (song)

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"Determinate"
Determinate - digital single.jpg
Single by Bridgit Mendler featuring Adam Hicks
from the album Lemonade Mouth
Released April 15, 2011 (2011-04-15)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre
Length 3:18
Label Walt Disney
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Twin
Bridgit Mendler singles chronology
"Somebody"
(2011)
"Determinate"
(2011)
"Breakthrough"
(2011)
Adam Hicks singles chronology
"In the Summertime"
(2009)
"Determinate"
(2011)
"Breakthrough"
(2011)

"Determinate" is a song performed by American Pop recording artist Bridgit Mendler. The song, featuring American rapper Adam Hicks, was written by Niclas Molinder, Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenas, Charlie Mason, Ebony Burks and Hicks. It was produced by Twin for Lemonade Mouth in 2011, the soundtrack to the Disney Channel television movie of the same name. It was released as the album's second single on April 15, 2011 through Walt Disney Records.

Background and composition[edit]

"Determinate" is the second single released from the soundtrack Lemonade Mouth for the Disney Channel television movie of the same name and is also the second single performing by Bridgit Mendler. It was produced by Twin, known for working with Ashley Tisdale, Dannii Minogue and No Angels, and written by Niclas Molinder, Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenas, Charlie Mason, Ebony Burks and Adam Hicks. Musically, the song is prominent pop that runs through an dance-pop and electropop oriented beat. Mendler's vocals span from the low note of E3 to the high note of B4.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The song proved successful out of the three singles from the soundtrack, Lemonade Mouth. It has peaked at number 51 on the US Billboard Hot 100, at number 28 on the US Hot Digital Songs chart and topped the US Top Heatseekers chart. Elsewhere, the song charted at number 82 in Canada and at number 92 in Germany.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song premiered on Disney Channel in April 15, 2011 which is another scene of the film in which the band sings the song.

Live performances[edit]

Mendler and the band performed the song on The View, Good Morning America, So Random! and UK's Daybreak.

Track listings[edit]

  • Digital download
  1. Determinate — 3:18
  • UK - Digital download single
  1. Determinate — 3:18
  2. Determinate (Almighty Club Mix)" — 6:31

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2011 JaNEWary Awards[2] Best iTunes Song "Determinate" Won

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 91
Australia Hitseekers (ARIA)[3] 5
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 82
Germany (Media Control Charts)[5] 92
UK Singles Chart[6][7] 111
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 51
US Kid Digital Songs (Billboard)[9] 1
US Top Heatseekers (Billboard)[10] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States April 15, 2011 Digital download Walt Disney Records
United Kingdom September 9, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Determinate By Bridgit Mendler - Digital Sheet Music". Musicnotes. 
  2. ^ "Lemonade Mouth on JaNEWary". bridgitbrasil.com. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  3. ^ a b "The ARIA Report" (PDF) (1109). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). May 30, 2011: 4, 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 30, 2011. Retrieved April 15, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Latest Music News, Band, Artist, Musician & Music Video News". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Bridgit Mendler Chart History". acharts. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  6. ^ "Determinate (Walt Disney/EMI Gold) 2011 (24.09.2011): 111 (-/2)". Zobbel. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  7. ^ "2011 Chart Booklet" (PDF). Zobbel. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  8. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 
  9. ^ "Kid Digital Songs". Billboard. 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 
  10. ^ "Billboard Top Heatseekers". Billboard. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-13.