Strong (Robbie Williams song)

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Robbie Williams - Strong - CD single cover.jpg
Single by Robbie Williams
from the album I've Been Expecting You
Released 15 March 1999
Format CD single, cassette
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:39 (album version)
4:19 (radio edit)
Label Chrysalis
Writer(s) Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers
Producer(s) Guy Chambers, Steve Power
Robbie Williams singles chronology
"No Regrets"
"She's the One"/"It's Only Us"
Music video
"Strong" on YouTube

"Strong" is a song by English recording artist Robbie Williams, released as the third single from his 1998 album, I've Been Expecting You in early 1999. The song managed to break into the top five in the United Kingdom. The B-side is the live version of "Let Me Entertain You" recorded at the 1999 Brit Awards, the performance was included on the single in the enhanced section.

During his live performance at Knebworth, Williams and the crowd all sang "Strong" in an attempt to break the biggest number of people doing karaoke world record.[1]

Music video[edit]

The video is a compilation of on-tour footage, including many live performances, Williams with his nephew, Williams on stage with his dad, and Williams goofing off.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

The song became Williams' seventh top five single in the United Kingdom when it was released in March 1999, the track also managed to break inside the top ten in New Zealand, but it did not make a bigger impact around Europe.

Cover versions[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Strong" – 4:39
  2. "Let Me Entertain You" (live at the Brits 1999) – 4:44
  3. "Happy Song" – 2:53
  4. "Let Me Entertain You" (live at the Brits 1999 – enhanced video) – 5:40


Chart (1999) Peak
France (SNEP)[4] 99
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 68
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 12
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 55
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 4