I Want You (Thalía song)

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"I Want You"
Single by Thalía featuring Fat Joe
from the album Thalía
B-side "It's My Party"
Released July 6, 2003 (2003-07-06)
Format CD single, airplay
Recorded 2002
Genre
Length 3:45
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Cory Rooney, Davy Deluge, Gregory Bruno, Fat Joe, Brenda Russell, Thalía
Producer(s) Cory Rooney
Thalía chronology
"Dance Dance (The Mexican)"
(2003)
"I Want You"/"Me Pones Sexy"
(2003)
"Baby, I'm in Love"/"Alguien Real"
(2003)
Fat Joe chronology
"All I Need"
(2003)
"I Want You"/"Me Pones Sexy"
(2003)
"Lean Back"
(2003)

"I Want You" / "Me Pones Sexy" is the first single from the Mexican Latin pop singer Thalía's 2003 crossover studio album Thalía. The track features American rapper Fat Joe and is notable for its sample of Brenda Russell's song "A Little Bit Of Love". The song peaked at number twenty two in the U.S. charts. Both songs were written by Cory Rooney, Davy Deluge, Gregory Bruno, Fat Joe, Thalía, and Brenda Russell, and produced by Cory Rooney and Davy Deluge. It seems to sample some of Still Not a Player by Big Pun. This single is her first fully promoted in English language single. It opened new markets for Thalia, as Japan and Australia .

Charts[edit]

"I Want You" became a smash success, peaking at number twenty-two on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] The song entered in various charts around the world. It achieved mainstream radio success in countries like Turkey, Greece, Romania, Hungary as well as Mexico and Latin America. "I Want You" met huge radio success in Japan, where it was a big hit and received multi-platinum status.

Track listings[edit]

CD single

  1. "I Want You" [Radio Edit] – 3:34
  2. "It's My Party" [English Version of "Arrasando"] – 3:57
  3. "I Want You" [Pablo Flores Club Mix] – 8:21

Mexican 2-track promotional only CD

  1. "Me Pones Sexy"
  2. "I Want You" [Pop Edit] – 3:46

U.S. 4-track promo-only remix 12"

  1. "I Want You" [Radio Edit] – 3:34
  2. "I Want You" [Album Instrumental] 3:34
  3. "I Want You" [Pablo Flores Import House Mix] 8:36
  4. "I Want You" [Pablo Flores Club Mix] 8:21

Music video[edit]

The music video for "I Want You" was directed by Dave Meyers and shot in The Bronx, New York. The video aired in May 2003. It won an award for "Video of the year" on Los Premios Lo Nuestro in the next year in Latin America.

In the video, Thalía seduces some bricklayers and sings while some guys are playing basketball. Fat Joe also appears in the video.

Remixes[edit]

"I Want You"
  • "A Cappella"
  • "Instrumental Version"
  • "Pop Edit"
  • "Pablo Flores Import House Mix"
  • "Pablo Flores Club Mix"
"Me Pones Sexy"
  • "Radio Edit"
  • "Instrumental Version"

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 25
Canadian Hot 100 29
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[3] 30
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 86
Greece (Greek IFPI Singles Chart)[5] 25
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 38
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 64
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 22
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[9] 27
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 61
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[11] 7
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[12] 13

"Me Pones Sexy"[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Position
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[13] 9
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[14] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thalia Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Thalia Feat. Fat Joe – I Want You". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Thalia Feat. Fat Joe – I Want You" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  4. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Thalia Feat. Fat Joe – I Want You". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "Thalia - Public.gr: βιβλία & comics, μουσική & ταινίες, gadgets & παιχνίδια, computers & gaming, κινητά & ψηφιακά, ήχος & εικόνα" (in Greek). Public.gr. 2003-08-25. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Thalia Feat. Fat Joe – I Want You". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Thalia Feat. Fat Joe – I Want You". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  9. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  10. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  11. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Pop Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  12. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  13. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Hot Latin Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  14. ^ "Thalia – Chart history" Billboard Latin Pop Songs for Thalia. Retrieved March 24, 2016.