Stay the Same (Joey McIntyre song)

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"Stay the Same"
Single by Joey McIntyre
from the album Stay the Same
Released March 16, 1999[1]
Format CD, audio cassette
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop, gospel, soul
Length 3:48
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Joey McIntyre; Joseph Carrier[2]
Producer(s) Dan Shea; Joe Carrier; Walter Afanasieff[2]
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Joey McIntyre singles chronology
"Stay the Same"
"I Love You Came Too Late"
Music sample
A sample from "Stay the Same" by Joey McIntyre

"Stay the Same" is a song by American singer Joey McIntyre, released as the first single from his first solo album Stay the Same. Released in March 1999, the single peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Gold by RIAA. The song is McIntyre's most successful single.

Music video[edit]

Directed by Rocky Schenck, the video begins with McIntyre (along with a gospel choir) recording the song in a recording studio. It later cuts to scenes of McIntyre singing on the Belmont Ave. pedestrian bridge over the 101 freeway near Silver Lake and Echo Park in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, a tree while looking over said highway and on the roof of a house. McIntyre also sees a birthday being held while singing from afar.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Stay the Same" - 3:48
  2. "Stay the Same" (Tony Moran Radio Remix) - 4:39
  3. "Stay the Same" (Tony Moran Extended Club Remix)- 9:38
  4. "Stay the Same" (Tony Moran Extended Club Remix Instrumental) - 9:41
CD, Single[3]
  1. "Stay The Same" - 3:48
  2. "Stay The Same" (Tony Moran Radio Remix) - 4:34

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[2] 31
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 10
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream[4] 19


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 600,000[6]


  1. ^ "Stay The Same (Album Version): Joey McIntyre: MP3 Downloads". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  2. ^ a b c Steffen Hung. "Joey McIntyre - Stay The Same". Retrieved 2010-04-11. 
  3. ^ a b Joey McIntyre - Stay the Same (CD) at Discogs
  4. ^ a b
  5. ^ "American single certifications – Mc Intyre, Joey – Stay the Same". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  6. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1999". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 112 (4): 63. January 22, 2000. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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