Something 'Bout Love
|"Something 'Bout Love"|
|Single by David Archuleta|
|from the album The Other Side of Down|
|Released||July 20, 2010|
|Length||4:22 (Album Version)
4:01 (Radio Edit)
|Writer(s)||David Archuleta, Sam Hollander, Dave Katz, Chris DeStefano|
|Producer(s)||S*A*M and Sluggo, co-produced by Chris DeStefano|
|David Archuleta singles chronology|
On June 24, 2010, Jive Records announced that Something 'Bout Love would be exclusively sold and available for download at David Archuleta's official website on July 13, 2010 and everywhere else on July 20, 2010. On June 28, 2010, David Archuleta gave his fans the chance to preview Something 'Bout Love via telephone. Jive announced the news as well. On July 1, 2010, Something 'Bout Love started streaming exclusively on David Archuleta's official website. On July 8, 2010, Jive announced that Something 'Bout Love was going to be released everywhere on July 20, 2010, and gave the option to pre-order Other Side of Down and receive Something 'Bout Love as an instant download on David Archuleta's official website. Also on July 8, 2010, Something 'Bout Love received its official cover art.
The music video for the song premiered on August 5 on VEVO. It was directed by Declan Whitebloom, who directed Crush back in 2008. The video was released on iTunes on August 10. The music video uses the radio edit version of the song.
The video starts with Archuleta walking down a sidewalk while singing the intro. There was also a scene featuring David's brother playing basketball with his friends and also another showing a boyfriend helping his girlfriend skateboard. The video mainly focuses on Archuleta in a party singing somewhere in a crowd and also singing in an alley. Halfway through the video, a nerdy man is seen alone with no friends while the crowd is having all the fun. Then not long later a girl walks over to him and they make conversation. Also, Archuleta receives a text a little after that scene. Towards the end, Archuleta is seen taking shots of the crowd having fun partying with a Sony Cybershot camera.
|United States||July 20, 2010||Music download||Jive|
|Belgium||August 25, 2010||Sony Music|
Something 'Bout Love has sold 21,000 copies as of July 28, 2010 according to Nielsen SoundScan It peaked at number forty eight on Pop Airplay and at number four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.
|US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100||4|
- News | The Official David Archuleta Site
- "Teen Sensation David Archuleta Readies Sophomore Album for September 14th Release". Retrieved 15 July 2010.
- ""The Other Side of Down" Release Date Change + New David Video Blog [VIDEO]". Retrieved 29 July 2010.
- David Archuleta - Something 'Bout Love
- "Something 'Bout Love" Release Date + Artwork + Album Pre Order! | The Official David Archuleta Site
- "'Idol' track sales: David Archuleta debuts with 21K". USA Today. July 28, 2010.
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