Lullaby (Shawn Mullins song)

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"Lullaby"
Lullaby Mullins.jpg
Single by Shawn Mullins
from the album Soul's Core
Released September 22, 1998
Format CD single
Recorded 1994-1998
Genre Rock, pop, pop rock, alternative rock
Length 5:31 (Album Version)
4:32 (Radio Edit)
Label Sony
Songwriter(s) Shawn Mullins
Producer(s) Peter Collins, Russ Fowler
Shawn Mullins singles chronology
"Lullaby"
(1998)
"Shimmer"
(1998)

"Lullaby"
(1998)
"Shimmer"
(1998)

"Lullaby" is a song by American rock singer Shawn Mullins, from the album Soul's Core. It was released in 1998. The song has been Mullins' most successful song to date, reaching number-one on the Adult Top 40, number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 9 on the Modern Rock Tracks in the United States.[1] It also had success abroad, reaching number 9 on the UK Singles Chart,[2] number 5 in Australia[3] and number 2 in Canada.

It has appeared on thirty-two different releases including the original album, Soul's Core, greatest hits albums, 1990s compilations and acoustic compilations.[4]

Content[edit]

The song is said to be about "a girl who is feeling depressed, crying out for a life away from her upbringing, a life full of Hollywood days and movie star-filled nights."[5]

Reception[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Chart History - Shawn Mullins". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  2. ^ "1999 Top 40 Official UK Singles Archive - 6th March 1999". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://australian-charts.com/search.asp?search=shawn+mullins&cat=s
  4. ^ "Lullaby: Appears On". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  5. ^ "Soul's Core". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-05-24. . Dominique Swain (actress) was in the video.
  6. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  7. ^ Canadian Top Singles peak
  8. ^ "Musicline.de – Shawn Mullins Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ Search for Irish peaks Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine. irishcharts.ie
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Shawn Mullins – Lullaby". Singles Top 100.
  12. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 70, No. 8, December 13, 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1999". Archived from the original on 2009-07-09. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 

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