So Good to Me

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"So Good to Me"
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Single by Chris Malinchak
Released May 3, 2013
Format Digital download
Genre House, deep house
Length 2:38
Label Ministry of Sound
Songwriter(s) Chris Malinchak, Marvin Gaye
Producer(s) Chris Malinchak
Chris Malinchak singles chronology
"There I Was"
(2013)
"So Good to Me"
(2013)
"If U Got It"
(2013)

"There I Was"
(2013)
"So Good to Me"
(2013)
"If U Got It"
(2013)

"So Good to Me" is a song by American DJ and record producer Chris Malinchak. It was released in the United Kingdom on 5 May 2013 by Ministry of Sound.[1] The song samples "If This World Were Mine" (1967) by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell.[2]

"So Good to Me" debuted and peaked at number two in the United Kingdom, failing to prevent "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams from spending a third week at the top of the UK Singles Chart.[3] It also peaked at number four in Belgium and the Republic of Ireland and number seven in the Netherlands.

Critical reception[edit]

Lewis Corner of Digital Spy gave the song a positive review stating:

We're living in an age where social media-fuelled fan bases can propel rising YouTube stars as well as established artists to the top of the charts. However, every now and then an act slowly creeps up on the mainstream with their talent alone, and such is the case with Chris Malinchak. After winning over fans from gig to gig, the New York-based DJ is heading to the upper echelons of the chart following his signing to Ministry of Sound. He joins a wave of new mellowed-out house music that serves as an antidote to the sugary synth-led bangers of recent years. Gentle hi-hat, sunset riffs and soft coos underlie summer love lyrics: "You've been so good to me/ Give you anything/ You've been so good to me/ Your love inside me." The result is a masterclass in restrained euphoria, proving that when it comes to Chris Malinchak, less really is more. 4/5 stars.[4]

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "So Good to Me" was first released onto YouTube on March 22, 2013 at a total length of two minutes and forty-three seconds.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."So Good To Me" (Radio Edit)2:38
2."So Good To Me" (Extended Mix)5:09
3."So Good To Me" (Zinc Remix)5:24
4."So Good To Me" (MK Remix)7:35
5."So Good To Me" (S. P. Y Remix)6:28

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Belgium[23] 3 May 2013 Digital download Sony Music
France[24]
Italy[25] 5 May 2013 Ego Music
United Kingdom[1] Ministry of Sound
Netherlands[26] 8 May 2013 Spinnin' Records
Germany[27] 17 May 2013 Kontor Records, Ministry of Sound
Sweden[28] 21 June 2013 Catchy Tunes
Australia[29] 28 June 2013 Etcetc
United States[30][31] 19 November 2013 Ultra Records
3 March 2014 Adult album alternative

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "So Good to Me". iTunes. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chris Malinchak - 'So Good To Me' (Official Video)". Capital FM. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Kreisler, Lauren (12 May 2013). "Daft Punk blast through 100,000 sales barrier for third week running". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chris Malinchak: 'So Good To Me' - Single review". Digital Spy. 
  5. ^ Chris Malinchak - So Good To Me (Official Video). YouTube. 22 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chris Malinchak – So Good to Me" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chris Malinchak – So Good to Me" (in French). Ultratip.
  8. ^ "Musicline.de – Chris Malinchak Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  10. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  11. ^ "Chart Track: Week 23, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  12. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Chris Malinchak – So Good to Me". Top Digital Download.
  13. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 26, 2013" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
  14. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  15. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201337 into search.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Chris Malinchak – So Good to Me". Swiss Singles Chart.
  17. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  18. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company.
  19. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  20. ^ "MAHASZ Rádiós TOP 100 - radios 2013" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  21. ^ "End of Year Charts: 2013" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  22. ^ "British single certifications – Chris Malinchak – So Good to Me". British Phonographic Industry.  Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Enter So Good to Me in the search field and then press Enter.
  23. ^ "So Good To Me (Radio Edit) - Single". iTunes. 
  24. ^ "So Good To Me (Radio Edit) - Single". iTunes. 
  25. ^ "So Good To Me (Remix) - EP". iTunes. 
  26. ^ "'So Good To Me - Single' van Chris Malinchak in iTunes". iTunes. 
  27. ^ "„So Good to Me - EP" von Chris Malinchak in iTunes". iTunes. 
  28. ^ "So Good To Me (Remixes) - EP". iTunes. 
  29. ^ "So Good To Me (Remixes) - EP". iTunes. 
  30. ^ "So Good To Me (Radio Edit) - Single". iTunes. 
  31. ^ "Future Releases on Triple A (AAA) Radio Stations". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014.