Open Arms (Tina Turner song)

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"Open Arms"
Single by Tina Turner
from the album All The Best
Released September 25, 2004
Format CD single, download
Recorded 2004
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:01
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Martin Brammer, Colette van Sertima, Ben Barson
Producer(s) Jimmy Hogarth
Tina Turner singles chronology
"Don't Leave Me This Way"
(2000)
"Open Arms"
(2004)
"Complicated Disaster"
(2004)

"Open Arms" is a song by American recording artist Tina Turner. It was written by Colette van Sertima, Ben Barson and former Kane Gang member Martin Brammer and produced by Jimmy Hogarth for her compilation album All the Best (2004). The track features backing vocals from KT Tunstall and Estelle.[1][2]

Release as the album's lead single towards the end of 2004, it became a top forty success on most of the charts it appeared on, reaching the top five in Belgium and Hungary and the top thirty in Italy and the United Kingdom. In the U.S., "Open Arms" peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.

Track listing[edit]

CD single

  1. "Open Arms" – 4:01
  2. "Great Spirits" – 3:58
  3. "Cose Della Vita" (with Eros Ramazzotti) – 4:50
  4. Extras: Interview Video Footage

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 31
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 5
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[5] 16
Germany (Media Control AG)[6] 33
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[7] 2
Italy (FIMI)[8] 21
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 54
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 32
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 25
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[12] 70
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[13] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tina Greets Best-Of With 'Open Arms'". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Tina Turner's Greatest Hits... Chosen By You". Daily Mail. 2010-10-03. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  3. ^ "Tina Turner – Open Arms – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  6. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  7. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-05-20.
  8. ^ "Classifica Mix e Singoli - Classifica settimanale dal 19/11/2004 al 25/11/2004" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Archived from the original on 7 December 2004. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Tina Turner search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 2011-04-06.
  10. ^ "Tina Turner – Open Arms – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  11. ^ "Tina Turner" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  12. ^ "Tina Turner Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Tina Turner. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  13. ^ "Tina Turner Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Tina Turner. Retrieved 2011-05-20.

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