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"
(2006)
"Jenny Don't Be Hasty"
(2006)
"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 #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"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006–09) Peak
position
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.

References[edit]