Street Symphony

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"Street Symphony"
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Single by Monica
from the album The Boy is Mine
ReleasedJune 18, 1999 (1999-06-18)
FormatCD maxi single, cassette single, 7" single
Recorded1998
Genre
Length5:36 (album version)
4:04 (radio edit)
LabelArista
Songwriter(s)Dallas Austin
Producer(s)Dallas Austin
Monica singles chronology
"Inside"
(1999)
"Street Symphony"
(1999)
"Gone Be Fine"
(1999)

"Street Symphony" is a song by American R&B singer Monica, written and produced by Dallas Austin for her second studio album, The Boy Is Mine (1998). It was released in US as the album's fourth single in mid-to-late 1999, and peaked at number 50 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The orchestral background in the song was performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The video, directed by Darren Grant, received limited airplay on BET and MTV. "Street Symphony" is her first song that did not chart in the top ten. In Australia it was released as "Street Symphony/Right Here Waiting".

Format and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single-releases of "Street Symphony." Promotional single

  1. "Street Symphony" (radio edit) – 4:04

"Cyptron Zone III Remixes" CD single

  1. "Street Symphony" (radio edit)
  2. "Street Symphony" (extended version)
  3. "Street Symphony" (Cyptron Zone III remix)

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Street Symphony" takes place at night in the city. In the video; Monica is shown wearing several dark outfits whilst singing different sections of the song. Included are cuts of Monica and her female back-up dancers performing choreography in black leather and musicians playing instruments (violin) in dark clothing. The video is mainly composed of dark greys and blues despite black being a recurring color.

Release history[edit]

Country Date
United States October 18, 1999
Germany July 13, 1999
Australia September 14, 1999

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[1] 50
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[2] 27

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