Out of Reach (song)

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"Out of Reach"
Gabrielle - Out of Reach.jpg
Single by Gabrielle
from the album Bridget Jones's Diary: Music From The Motion Picture and Rise (2001 re-release)
Released 9 April 2001
Format CD single, cassette single
Recorded 1999
Genre R&B, soul
UK garage (Sunship mix)
R&B, UK garage, trip hop (Architechs mix)
Length 3:18
Label Go Beat, Universal
Gabrielle singles chronology
"Should I Stay"
"Out of Reach"
"Don't Need the Sun to Shine (To Make Me Smile)"

"Out of Reach" is a song by English singer Gabrielle that featured on the Bridget Jones's Diary soundtrack and her greatest hits compilation Dreams Can Come True, Greatest Hits Vol. 1. It is the main ballad from the movie and was released as a single in 2001. It reached number four in the UK and number nine in Australia, making it her second biggest hit in the country and also the thirty-seventh highest selling single of 2001. It remained on the chart there for more than twenty weeks. In New Zealand the song was the tenth most successful single of 2001.[1]

The song has sold 320,000 copies in the UK as stated by the Official Charts Company.

Music video[edit]

The official music video features Gabrielle singing the song whilst wearing dark sunglasses and a large black leather jacket, intercut with clips from Bridget Jones's Diary. The video also featured Don Gilet.

Track listings[edit]

CD 1

  1. "Out of Reach" (album version)
  2. "Out of Reach" (Sunship mix)
  3. "Out of Reach" (Architechs mix)

CD 2

  1. "Out of Reach" (album version)
  2. "Out of Reach" (Blacksmith Rerub mix)
  3. "Out of Reach" (Almighty remix)
  4. "Out of Reach" (video)

Official versions[edit]

  • Original Mix – 3:16
  • Almighty Vocal Mix – 7:24
  • Almighty Radio Edit – 3:44
  • Almighty Dub Mix – 7:49
  • Architechs Mix – 4:33
  • Architechs Radio Edit – 3:38
  • Blacksmith Mix – 4:42
  • Blacksmith Radio Edit – 3:42
  • Sunship Vocal Mix – 5:19
  • Sunship Radio Edit – 3:26
  • Sunship Dub Mix – 4:37


Chart (2001) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 9
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 52
Brazil (ABPD)[4] 23
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 13
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[6] 12
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 3
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 2
Norway (VG-lista)[9] 10
Portugal (Portuguese Singles Chart)[10] 2
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[11] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 8
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 8
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[14] 4