Seven Days (song)

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"Seven Days"
Single by Mary J. Blige featuring George Benson
from the album Share My World
Released January 20, 1998
Format CD single
Recorded 1997
Genre R&B, soul, quiet storm
Length 5:09 (album version)
3:57 (radio edit)
Label MCA
Writer(s) Malik Pendleton
Producer(s) Malik Pendleton
Mary J. Blige featuring George Benson singles chronology
"Missing You"
(1997)
"Seven Days"
(1998)
"As"
(1999)
Share My World track listing
"Share My World"
(6)
"Seven Days"
(7)
"It's On"
(8)

"Seven Days" is a soul song written and produced by Malik Pendleton and released as a single by American R&B singer Mary J. Blige as the fourth release off her 1997 album, Share My World, on January 20, 1998.

The song talks about a woman going through a dilemma in a relationship with a man who had been her best friend before a game of "truth or dare" led to them experiencing a relationship that has left Blige and the man in question at a crossroads of how to address each other.

The song is supported with a guitar solo from jazz-soul icon George Benson.

Track listings[edit]

CD & 12" Vinyl[1]
  1. "Seven Days" (Radio Edit) - 3:57
  2. "Seven Days" (Remix) - 5:36
  3. "Round & Round" (Brooklyn Funk R&B Bump Mix) - 5:28
  4. "Round & Round" (Brooklyn Funk B-Boy Mix) - 6:15

Music video[edit]

There is a music video made for this song. The music video features George Benson towards the end playing a guitar. Throughout the video, Blige sings in many places; many scenes where she is singing include in the car in which she is driving down the street,in the bed, in her bedroom, and in her condo. The actor playing her love interest is featured prominently throughout the video with her as well especially in the scenes where they are sitting on opposite sides of the bed or while watching television where two people are kissing.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 22
US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 71
U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay 3

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