It's OK! (Atomic Kitten song)

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"It's OK"
Atomic Kitten Its Ok Front.jpg
Single by Atomic Kitten
from the album Feels So Good
Released 20 May 2002
Format CD, music download
Recorded Motor Museum Studios
Genre Bubblegum pop, Europop
Length 3:16
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Hallgeir Rustan
Producer(s) Stargate
Atomic Kitten singles chronology
"You Are"
(2001)
"It's OK!"
(2002)
"The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)"
(2002)

"It's OK!" is a song by British girl band Atomic Kitten. It was written by Hallgeir Rustan along with Mikkel Storleer Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen from Stargate and recorded for the band's second album Feels So Good (2002). The song was released by Virgin Records as the lead single from the album in May 2002 and became a worldwide commercial success.

Chart performance[edit]

The single was a worldwide success, selling over 400,000 copies worldwide. It peaked at #17 on the European Singles Chart, and #22 on the Worldwide Chart. The song went straight in at number 3 on the British charts. It became the 35th best selling single of 2002, sold 218,346 copies, and was certified silver. It was the group's fourth th best selling single in the United Kingdom. The single achieved the group's highest success in Denmark, peaking at #9.

The song also became a top ten hit in the Republic of Ireland, Austria, and Switzerland, and a top twenty hit in Wallonia, Belgium, New Zealand, Germany and Spain. In Australia, the song's highest chart position was #24. However, it still was the fourth best selling single by the group there. In Sweden, the song peaked at #21, just missing the top 20, and in the Netherlands, the song reached #29. In Flanders, Belgium the song managed to secure a #33 position, and in France, the song peaked at #37, staying in the top 40 for two weeks. Despite this, it was their third highest charting single over there.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song is set on a Beach in South Africa. The girls are doing activities such as sunbathing and paddling in the sea. The group then venture the coastline after jumping into a car, which Jenny Frost is driving; admiring the scenery and singing along to the song. During the bridge section of the song, the group attend a party in a bar at the beach, dancing with several people in the evening. During this, it occasionally switches to the group dancing on a pier, during the tranquil sunset. The video then ends with the girls sitting around a campfire, in the dead of night, with the party still in mid-conflict. Throughout the process of the video, the girls are constantly staring at different men in the bar at night. The video is famous for the girl's wearing bikinis and other sexy clothing, the feel good vibes and the stylish, modernness of the video. Also, If you look carefully, you can see a bump on Natasha Hamilton's stomach, showing that she is in her early stages of pregnancy. In a Behind The Scenes featurette for GMTV, Jenny claims that Natasha is 5-months pregnant at the time of filming. The Kittens also claim that the backstory to the video is that they have all split up with their boyfriends and decide to take a spontaneous holiday.

Track listing[edit]

Official Versions[edit]

  • It's OK! (Album/Single Version) - 3:17
  • It's OK! (Alternative Radio Mix) - 3:15
  • It's OK! (M*A*S*H Radio Mix) - 3:52
  • It's OK! (M*A*S*H Club Mix ) - 6:28
  • It's OK! (Almighty Radio Edit) - 3:24
  • It's OK! (Almighty Mix) - 6:34

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

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