Obvious (Westlife song)

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Single by Westlife
from the album Turnaround
Released 23 February 2004
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length 3:31 (LP version)
3:34 (single remix)
Westlife singles chronology
"You Raise Me Up"
Second CD single cover
Second CD single cover
Music video
"Obvious" on YouTube

"Obvious" is the third and final single released from Westlife's fourth studio album Turnaround (2003). It was written by Carl Björsell, Carl Falk, Didrik Thott, and Sebastian Thott under their stage name Pilot, Savan Kotecha, and Andreas Carlsson. It was produced by Jake Schulze, Kristian Lundin, and Karl Engström, with additional production by Quiz & Larossi.

"Obvious" peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, but marked the departure of Brian McFadden from the band. The band originally planned to write a farewell song for Brian, as it was his choice to leave, however, due to tour rehearsals and TV appearances, it was decided "Obvious" would be released as a single instead. However, as a tribute, CD2 features a medley of Brian's favourite Westlife songs.

Tours performed at[edit]

Turnaround Tour (2004)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Obvious" (Single Remix) - 3:33
  2. "I'm Missing Loving You" - 4:07
  3. "To Be With You" (Live) - 3:18
  4. "Obvious" (Video) - 3:33
  5. "Obvious" (Making Of The Video) - 2:00
  1. "Obvious" (Single Remix) - 3:33
  2. "Westlife Hits Medley" (Flying Without Wings/My Love/Mandy) - 8:11
Australian Single
  1. "Obvious" (Single Remix) - 3:33
  2. "Lost In You" - 4:23
  3. "Westlife Hits Medley" (Flying Without Wings/My Love/Mandy) - 8:11
  4. "Obvious" (Video) - 3:33
  5. "Obvious" (Making Of The Video) - 2:00

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
Austrian Singles Chart 63
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[1] 15
Danish Singles Chart 7
Dutch Singles Chart 44
European Singles Chart[2] 11
German Airplay Chart 29
German Singles Chart 39
Irish Singles Chart 2
Scottish Singles Chart[3] 2
Swedish Singles Chart 25
Swiss Singles Chart 69
Turkish Singles Chart 39
UK Singles Chart 3
UK Radio Airplay Chart 11


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