Insomnia (Craig David song)

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Single by Craig David
from the album Greatest Hits
Released 17 November 2008
Format Digital download
Length 3:25
Label Warner Bros., Sire Records
Writer(s) David • Jim Beanz
Producer(s) Jim Beanz
Craig David singles chronology
"Where's Your Love"
"One More Lie (Standing in the Shadows)"
Music video
"Insomnia" on YouTube

"Insomnia" is the lead single from Craig David's compilation album, Greatest Hits.

Track listing[edit]

Digital Download[1]
  1. "Insomnia" - 3:25
  2. "Insomnia" (Donaeo Remix) - 5:48
  3. "Insomnia" (Haji and Emmanuel Remix) - 6:40
  4. "Insomnia" (Donaeo Vocal Dub) - 5:47
  5. "Insomnia" (Haji and Emmanuel Remix Dub) - 6:13

Music video[edit]

The video for "Insomnia" was added on Craig David's Official YouTube channel on 31 October 2008.[2] It was directed by Sarah Chatfield.

Cover version[edit]

In October 2008, Craig David reached out to South Korean singer Wheesung to sing a Korean version of his song "Insomnia". Wheesung's version of "Insomnia" was released in February 2009.

Track listing
  1. "Insomnia" - 3:26
  2. "Insomnia" (Instrumental) - 3:26
  3. "Insomnia" (Club Remix w/ Craig David) - 4:17

In 2009, it was covered by Super Junior's Ryeowook in the Super Show 2 Tour concert and released on the Super Show 2 Tour Concert Album.

Jonghyun from a South Korean boy band SHINee also did a cover of the Korean version on a radio show and a TV programme called '1000 Songs'.

  • Sarbajit 'Joe' Ghosh, a singer, music director and writer from Kolkata, India, performed a Bengali version of this song in the debut studio album of his band INSOMNIACZ, and attributed this version as his humble tribute to Craig David. This tribute song was titled AMRA INSOMNIACZ. Sarbajit was accompanied by his backing vocalist Arunit Basu.


Chart (2008/2009) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 4
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 4
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 21
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[6] 18
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[7] 11
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 81
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 84
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 43
US Billboard Pop 100[11] 90

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
Hungarian Singles Chart[12] 68


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