Let Me Go (Maverick Sabre song)
|"Let Me Go"|
|Single by Maverick Sabre|
|from the album Lonely Are the Brave|
|Released||22 July 2011|
|Genre||R&B, hip hop, soul|
|Writer(s)||Isaac Hayes, Matt Prime, Maverick Sabre|
|Maverick Sabre singles chronology|
"Let Me Go" is a song by an Irish-English singer Maverick Sabre. It was released on 22 July 2011 as a digital download in the United Kingdom. It was released from his debut studio album Lonely Are the Brave. "Let Me Go" was shortlisted for Meteor Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year 2011.
The single was released on 24 July 2011 as a digital download in the United Kingdom. The song was first played on BBC Radio 1Xtra on 30 May 2011 at 7pm. The song contains a sample of Isaac Hayes's song Ike's Rap II, and contains a female vocal refrain reminiscent of the chorus of "Glory Box" by Portishead, which samples the same song. The song also contains a sample of the song "Hammerhead" by Simon Haseley, released in 1972 through De Wolfe Music, which had been previously sampled by Beyoncé in "A Woman Like Me".
On the week ending 6 August 2011 "Let Me Go" debuted at number sixteen on the UK Singles Chart - marking Sabre's second top forty single after "Jungle" reached number thirty-one in January, earlier that year. The song spent three consecutive weeks within the top forty, falling to number forty-three for the week ending 27 August. Following the release of Lonely Are the Brave, "Let Me Go" re-entered the chart on 19 February 2012 at number thirty-nine - marking its fourth non-consecutive week within the top forty.
|1.||"Let Me Go"||3:31|
|2.||"Let Me Go" (Shy FX & Benny Page Digital Soundboy Remix)||4:58|
|3.||"Let Me Go" (True Tiger Remix)||4:12|
|4.||"Let Me Go" (Roksonix Remix)||4:36|
|5.||"Let Me Go" (Mike Delinquent Remix)||5:27|
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||34|
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||27|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||16|
|United Kingdom||22 July 2011||Digital download||Mercury Records|
British singer/songwriter Katy B covered "Let Me Go" as part of a set for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on 20 August 2011, alongside own tracks "Broken Record" and "Witches' Brew". The song then appeared on the sixth compilation of the Live Lounge.
- "Search on for Irish Song of the Year". RTÉ Ten. Raidió Teilifís Éireann. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
- Sample Info
- Maverick Sabre - Let Me Go YouTube.
- Let Me Go - EP by Maverick Sabre iTunes
- "Ultratop.be – Maverick Sabre – Let Me Go" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
- "Chart Track: Week 31, 2011". Irish Singles Chart.
- "Archive Chart: 2011-08-06". Scottish Singles Top 40.
- "Archive Chart: 2011-08-06" UK Singles Chart.
- "Katy B's Live Lounge sessions". BBC. 2011-08-20.
- "BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge - Volume 6 - Tracklist". Amazon. 2011-10-31.