Last Request

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"Last Request"
Last Request.jpg
Single by Paolo Nutini
from the album These Streets
Released 3 July 2006
Format CD single
Recorded 2006
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:37
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
Paolo Nutini singles chronology
"Last Request"
"Jenny Don't Be Hasty"
"Last Request"
"Jenny Don't Be Hasty"

"Last Request" is a song by Scottish singer/songwriter Paolo Nutini, and his first single from his debut album These Streets. The song was released on 3 July 2006, and peaked at #5 on the UK Singles Chart and #15 on Italian Singles Chart The song's lyrics describe a person who knows his relationship is over, but wants to have one last time with them.

It has been featured in episodes of Scrubs, One Tree Hill, Gavin & Stacey and EastEnders.

Music video[edit]

The video features Nutini along with other masked men robbing a jewellery shop before the police arrive and shoot Nutini who appears to die at the end of the video.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Last Request" [radio edit]
  2. "No, No, No"
  3. "Sugar Man"


Chart (2006–09) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 67
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 20
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[4] 9
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 16
France (SNEP)[6] 20
Germany (Media Control AG)[7] 65
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 8
Italy (FIMI)[9] 15
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 42
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 5
US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard)[12] 30

It is still Paolo's most succsesful UK hit to date. Spawning him a No.5 smash, making It his only top 5 and also his only top 10.

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Position
UK Singles Chart[13] 45

Cover versions[edit]

Siobhán Donaghy covered this song while promoting her album Ghosts.