She Makes Me Go

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"She Makes Me Go"
She Makes Me Go single.jpg
Single by Arash featuring Sean Paul
from the album Superman
Released17 September 2012
FormatCD single, digital download
Recorded2008
GenreEurodance, techno, pop
Length2:59
LabelEMI Music Sweden, Extravaganza Records
Songwriter(s)Arash, Roberto Zanetti, Sean Henriques
Producer(s)Arash, Robert Uhlmann
Arash singles chronology
"Melody"
(2011)
"She Makes Me Go"
(2012)
"One Day"
(2014)
Sean Paul singles chronology
"Touch the Sky"
(2012)
"She Makes Me Go"
(2012)
"What About Us"
(2012)
Music video
"She Makes Me Go" on YouTube

"She Makes Me Go" is a song by Iranian-Swedish singer, entertainer and producer Arash released as a single from his fourth studio album, Superman, which was released in November 2014. The song features Sean Paul.

It was originally released on 17 September 2012 on EMI Music Sweden. It was relaunched on 15 February 2013 in European markets including German, Austrian, French and Swiss markets on Universal Music. The song is an adaptation of ICE MC's hit "Think About the Way".

Adaptation[edit]

Substantial parts of the song are taken from an earlier 1994 hit written by the Italian singer, songwriter and music producer Roberto Zanetti (aka Savage and Robyx) and performed by British hip-house / eurodance artist ICE MC entitled "Think About the Way".[1][2] The ICE MC dance hit had featured Alexia on vocals. The Arash hit also borrows the hit's catch-phrase expression "Bom Digi Digi Bom" in the new release.

The earlier song had been an international hit for ICE MC (real name Ian Campbell) with top 10 appearances in Belgium, Italy and Switzerland, and top 20 showing in France, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden and made it to number 38 in the UK Top 40 charts.

In 2012, the song had also been adapted and revamped in yet another version by German dance band Groove Coverage featuring vocals from Rameez. That version had been popular in dance venues and a minor hit in Germany reaching number 54 in the German Media Control AG charts.

Music video[edit]

The music video for this single was released on 11 December 2012.[3] Directed by Fredrik Boklund and shot in Atlanta, Georgia[1] by Radiant3, the video shows Arash and Sean Paul in a pool-side party with a lot of girls dancing. There are also many scenes shot inside the posh house, which had earlier been shooting location for the 2009 American comedy horror film Zombieland.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[4]
  1. "She Makes Me Go (Radio)" - 2:59
  2. "She Makes Me Go (Mike Candys Remix)" - 4:43
  3. "She Makes Me Go (Extended)" - 4:35
  4. "She Makes Me Go (Garmiani Remix)" - 5:07

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Lead vocals – Arash, Sean Paul
  • Producers – Arash Labaf, Robert Uhlmann
  • Lyrics – Arash Labaf, Robert Uhlmann, Roberto Zanetti, Sean Henriques
  • Label: WarnerChappell, Universal Music, EMI Music Publishing and Extravaganza Publishing

Source:[5]

Collaborations[edit]

During the 2013 MAD Music Awards, Arash performed a live multilingual version of the song in collaboration with the Greek singer Stan with the latter singing added Greek language lyrics.[6]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012–13) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 8
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[8] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[9] 24
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[10] 12
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[11] 11
France (SNEP)[12] 16
Germany (Official German Charts)[13] 5
Greece Digital Songs (Billboard)[14] 8
Poland (Dance Top 50)[15] 4
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[16] 3
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[17] 55
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[18] 13

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
Germany (Media Control AG)[19] 49

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 17 September 2012[citation needed] Digital download EMI Music Sweden
Germany 15 February 2013[20] Digital download Universal Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Warner Music Sweden: Arash och Sean Paul - en succékombination! (in Swedish)
  2. ^ Music video for ICE MC's "Think About the Way"
  3. ^ "She Makes Me Go". Youtube. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  4. ^ "She Makes Me Go". europopped.com. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  5. ^ She Makes Me Go (liner notes). Arash. EMI Music Sweden. 2012.CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. ^ MAD TV GREECE YouTube channel: Arash & Stan "She Makes Me Go" (MAD VMA 2013 by Vodafone)
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  10. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 201320 into search.
  11. ^ "Arash: She Makes Me Go (Feat. Sean Paul)" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  12. ^ "Lescharts.com – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go" (in French). Les classement single.
  13. ^ "Musicline.de – Arash feat. Sean Paul Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  14. ^ "Digital Singles Charts - Greece". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Dance Top 50.
  16. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201320 into search.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go". Singles Top 100.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Arash feat. Sean Paul – She Makes Me Go". Swiss Singles Chart.
  19. ^ "Top 100 Singles Jahrescharts 2013" (in German). VIVA. Viacom International Media Networks. Archived from the original on 20 January 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  20. ^ Arash Official Facebook