Last Request

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"Last Request"
Last Request.jpg
Single by Paolo Nutini
from the album These Streets
Released3 July 2006
FormatCD single
Recorded2006
GenrePop rock
Length3:37
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Nutini, Jim Duguid, Matty Benbrook
Paolo Nutini singles chronology
"Last Request"
(2006)
"Jenny Don't Be Hasty"
(2006)

"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 number five on the UK Singles Chart and number 15 on the Italian Singles Chart. The song's lyrics describe a person who knows his relationship is over, but he wants to have one last time with his partner.

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"

Charts[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

Siobhán Donaghy covered this song while promoting her album Ghosts.

In 2017 the song was covered by British singer Amber Leigh Irish for use in a TV advertising campaign for the British bed retailer and manufacturer Dreams. The recording was subsequently released as a charity single, with all proceeds going to The Fostering Network.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paolo Nutini - Last Request (official video)". YouTube. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  2. ^ Ryan, Gavin (29 August 2015). "ARIA Singles: Calvin Harris 'How Deep Is Your Love' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in French). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Tracklisten.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in French). Les classement single.
  7. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  8. ^ "Chart Track: Week 41, 2009". Irish Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Top Digital Download.
  10. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". Swiss Singles Chart.
  12. ^ "Paolo Nutini: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  13. ^ "Paolo Nutini Chart History (Adult Alternative Songs)". Billboard.
  14. ^ "Paolo Nutini Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "The Official UK Singles Chart 2006" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 2010-07-19.
  16. ^ "Italian single certifications – Paolo Nutini – Last Request" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  17. ^ "British single certifications – Paolo Nutini – Last Request". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 9 June 2018. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Last Request in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  18. ^ "Dreams launches new advertising campaign". Retail Times. Retrieved 2018-01-25.