Flava (song)

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"Flava"
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Single by Peter Andre featuring Cee
from the album Natural
B-side "To The Top"[1]
Released 14 September 1996
Format CD Single, cassette
Recorded 1995
Genre Pop, R&B, hip hop soul
Length 3:35
Label Melodian, Mushroom[1]
Songwriter(s) Peter Andre, Andy Whitmore, Wayne Hector, Cee[1]
Producer(s) Andy Whitmore[1]
Peter Andre featuring Cee singles chronology
"Only One"
(1996)
"Flava"
(1996)
"I Feel You"
(1996)
"Only One"
(1996)
"Flava"
(1996)
"I Feel You"
(1996)

Flava is the fifth overall single from Peter Andre's second studio album, Natural. The track features a rap by American rapper Cee. The track spent one week at number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1996.[2] It was Andre's first number one single, as well as the first number one song written by co-writer Wayne Hector, who has gone on to write over 30 chart-topping hits for artists around the world.

Track listing[edit]

CD1
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55 Produced by Andy Whitmore, Written by Andy Whitmore, Cee, Peter Andre & Wayne Hector[3]
  2. "Flava" (Benz Mix) - 4:55
  3. "Flava" (Richie P Mix) - 4:39
  4. "Flava" (Crichton & Morris 12" Mix) - 6:18
CD2
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55
  2. "Flava" (Slammin 12" Mix) - 7:02
  3. "Flava" (Crichton & Morris 7" Mix) - 3:53
  4. "Flava" (Jungle Mix) - 5:34 - Produced By Andy Whitmore & Chris Matthias
Cassette / 7" Vinyl
  1. "Flava" (7" Edit) - 3:55
  2. "To The Top" (Slammin' Jam Radio Edit) - 4:11

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Scottish Singles Chart[4] 1
UK Singles Chart[2] 1
Dutch Mega Top 100 5
Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart 8
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 8
Swedish Singles Chart 8
Danish Singles Chart 9
Irish Singles Chart 10
Finnish Singles Chart 16
German Singles Chart 25
Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart 27
Swiss Singles Chart 40
Australian Singles Chart 62

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Peter Andre - Flava (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 597. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Flava - Peter Andre | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  4. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-singles-chart/19960908/41/
Preceded by
"Wannabe" by Spice Girls
UK Singles Chart number-one single
8 September 1996 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Ready or Not" by The Fugees