Falling (Montell Jordan song)

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Falling MJ.jpg
Single by Montell Jordan
from the album More...
B-side "I Like"
Released September 17, 1996
Format Vinyl, CD
Recorded 1996
Genre R&B
Length 4:03
Label Def Jam
Writer(s) Montell Jordan
Producer(s) Derick "D Man" McElveen, James Earl Jones
Montell Jordan singles chronology
"I Like"
"What's on Tonight"

"Falling" was the second single released from Montell Jordan's second album, More.... Like the previous single, "I Like", "Falling" was co-produced by Derick "D Man" McEleveen and James Earl Jones, who sampled MC Eiht's "Streiht Up Menace". "Falling" was the most successful of the three singles, making it to 18 on the Billboard 200, and was certified gold on December 3, 1996 for individual sales of 500,000 copies. The official remix featured a guest appearance from rapper, Flesh-n-Bone.

Single track listing[edit]


  1. "Falling" (LP Version)
  2. "Falling" (Instrumental)


  1. "I Like" (Remix)
  2. "Falling" (A Cappella)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[1] 15
Billboard Hot 100 18
Billboard Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs 8
Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 23


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000[3]

*sales figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Montell Jordan – Falling". Top 40 Singles.
  2. ^ "American single certifications – Jordan, Montell – Falling". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  3. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1996". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 109 (3): 61. January 18, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 

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