Open Arms (Tina Turner song)

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"Open Arms"
Single by Tina Turner
from the album All The Best
Released October 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"
(2005)

"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]

Released as the album's lead single towards the end of 2004, it became a top 40 success on most of the charts it appeared on, reaching the top five in Belgium and Hungary and the top 30 in Italy and the United Kingdom. In the US, "Open Arms" peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.

Track listing and formats[edit]

European CD single

  1. "Open Arms" – 4:03
  2. "The Best" (Edit) – 4:09

European CD maxi single

  1. "Open Arms" – 4:03
  2. "Great Spirits" – 3:57
  3. "Cose della vita - Can't Stop Thinking of You" (with Eros Ramazzotti) – 3:43
  4. "Open Arms" (Enhanced Interview Footage)

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2004–05) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 31
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 5
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 16
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 33
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[7] 2
Italy (FIMI)[8] 21
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[9] 54
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[10] 52
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 20
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 32
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 25
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[14] 70
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[15] 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Italy (Hit Parade Italia)[16] 90
Chart (2005) Peak
position
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[17] 36

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. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "Tina Turner - Top Titel" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  8. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Tina Turner – Open Arms". Top Digital Download. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Tina Turner – Open Arms" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  10. ^ "Arhiva romanian top 100". SC Vento Consultanta. Archived from the original on May 14, 2005. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Archive Chart: 2004-10-31". Scottish Singles Top 40. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tina Turner – Open Arms". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  13. ^ "Tina Turner: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  14. ^ "Tina Turner – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Tina Turner. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  15. ^ "Tina Turner – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Tina Turner. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  16. ^ "I singoli più venduti del 2004". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  17. ^ "MAHASZ Rádiós TOP 100 - 2005". MAHASZ. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 

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