James Dean (I Wanna Know)

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"James Dean (I Wanna Know)"
Single by Daniel Bedingfield
from the album Gotta Get thru This
Released 27 August 2002
Recorded 2002
Length 3:40
Label Polydor
Songwriter(s) Daniel Bedingfield
  • Daniel Bedingfield
  • Al Stone
Daniel Bedingfield singles chronology
"Gotta Get Thru This"
"James Dean (I Wanna Know)"
"If You're Not the One"

"Gotta Get Thru This"
"James Dean (I Wanna Know)"
"If You're Not the One"

"James Dean (I Wanna Know)" is a song by British singer Daniel Bedingfield. It was released in August 2002 as the second single from his debut studio album, Gotta Get thru This. The track follows the same "garage" style as his first single, "Gotta Get Thru This". It, like "Gotta Get Thru This", became a hit, reaching number four on the UK Singles Chart, making it his second top 10 hit. It cracked the top 20 in Australia, peaking at number 19. The song name checks Freddie Mercury, Brad Pitt, Sly Stone and Daddy Warbucks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" – 3:42
  2. "Gotta Get Thru This" (Acoustic Version) – 3:37
  3. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (ATFC's Committed Vocal Mix) – 7:46
  4. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (Music Video)
  • UK CD2
  1. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (ATFC's Sectioned Dub)
  2. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (M&M Vocal Mix)
  3. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (Todd Edwards Life Line Vocal Remix)
  4. "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" (Izzy B Vocal Mix)


Chart (2002–03) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 20
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 36
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] 23
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 4
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[6] 36