Here I Go Again (Mario song)

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"Here I Go Again"
Mario - Here I go Again.jpg
Single by Mario
from the album Turning Point
B-side "Girl I Need"
Released May 4, 2005
Format CD single
Digital Download
Recorded 2004
Genre R&B
Funk rock
Length 3:21
Label 3rd Street/J Records/Epic Records/Sony BMG
Songwriter(s) Drama Family Ent.
Ron "Neff-U" Feemster
Jason Argsheben
Producer(s) Drama Family Ent.
Ron "Neff-U" Feemster
Mario singles chronology
"How Could You"
"Here I Go Again"
"How Could You"
"Here I Go Again"

"Here I Go Again" is a R&B single by Mario. It is the third single from his second studio album Turning Point. The single was released on May 2005. It was produced by Drama Family Ent. and Ron "Neff-U" Feemster. The single debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number 11.[1] The official remix of the song produced by Blacksmith and another remix was produced by Mauve. The song was used to promote the 2011 video game, Need for Speed: The Run, but it does not appear in the actual game.

Critical reception[edit]

From there are two different reviews one from Candice Finney that stats:"This track is so funky and so much better than his first outing with “Let me love you”. Mario has come back with a sort of Michael Jackson style tune with hints of Usher’s “Bad Boy” track. I mean he can certainly dance like them".What I love about this song is that it kicks ass, its pure R&B and he’s certainly a superstar when it comes to writing about his feelings. Talking about yet another girl, this track is more than likely to do brilliantly in the charts; he’s a good – looking lad and I’m sure his fan base is full of screaming girlies! I actually predict this track to have a number one!![2]

Other from JAZZILY that rates the single three out of five stars saying "Rocking back with his second single ‘Here I Go Again’ is another ‘Turning Point’ for Mario, however it works! ‘Here I Go Again’ dynamic co-mingling of R&B with the edginess of pop rock, largely thanks to the sample from “Grease”. Mario’s voice beautifully overpowers the songs subtle, yet harsh guitar sound making it an exciting diverse sound".[3]

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Ray Kay, Costumed designed by June Ambrose and starred model and R&B singer Cassie,[4] the corography was made by YA Boy Flash. On the week of, 7 April 2005 the music video premiered on MTV.[5] Mario alternately confronts and romances a sexy woman in "Here I Go Again." The couple's tumultuous relationship plays out in such locations as the streets of New York City, on a rooftop, in a taxi and on a watery stage in front of a truck. Also included are a few choreographed dance set-ups.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Here I Go Again [SINGLE] [ENHANCED] [IMPORT][edit]

  1. "Here I Go Again" (Album version)
  2. "Here I Go Again" (AOL session version)
  3. "Here I Go Again" (Mauve remix)
  4. "Here I Go Again" (video)

Here I Go Again [SINGLE] [IMPORT][edit]

  1. "Here I Go Again"
  2. "Here I Go Again" (Mauve Vocal)

Here I Go Again [SINGLE] [IMPORT][edit]

  1. "Album Version"
  2. "Blacksmith Remix/With Rap"

Here I Go Again, Pt. 1 [SINGLE] [IMPORT][edit]

  1. "Here I Go Again"
  2. "Here I Go Again (Blacksmith Rerub With Rap)"
  3. "Here I Go Again (Blacksmith Rerub Without Rap Vocal Up)"
  4. "Here I Go Again (Mauve Vocal)"
  5. "Here I Go Again (Video)"


Chart (2005) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[7] 15
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[8] 43
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[9] 5
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 40
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 50
Ireland (IRMA)[12] 16
Italy (FIMI)[13] 50
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[14] 36
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 49
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 34
Turkish Singles Chart 44
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[17] 11
U.S. Billboard Eurochart Hot 100 Singles[18] 29


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