The Queen of Starting Over

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"The Queen of Starting Over"
Beverley Knight - The Queen Of Starting Over.JPG
Single by Beverley Knight
from the album Music City Soul
Released United Kingdom 15 October 2007 (iTunes festival EP digital single)
Format Digital download
Recorded October 2006
Genre Soul
Length 3:47
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) P. Vale
Producer(s) Mark Nevers
Beverley Knight singles chronology
"After You"
"The Queen of Starting Over"
"Every Step"

"The Queen of Starting Over" is the third single released from British singer-songwriter Beverley Knight's fifth studio album, Music City Soul. "The Queen of Starting Over" was a download only release, Knight's first single in her career that was not be released on a CD single format. The single was the second of a two-part digital single to be released containing tracks from her live performances at the iTunes live festival from July, 2007 (the first part was a live EP release of "No Man's Land") . The release date for the single was 15 October 2007, a week prior to her UK tour supporing the Music City Soul album.[1]

Knight has said of the song, "I do feel a bit like the queen of starting over, yes. My career, my relation-ships, all have been about stops and starts. I’m not afraid to pick myself up and start over, I can so relate to that song." [2]

"The Queen of Starting Over" failed to chart upon its single release and was her final single for the Parlophone label.

Track listing[edit]

Digital EP single:

  1. "The Queen of Starting Over" (live at the iTunes festival) (P. Vale)
  2. "Black Butta" (live at the iTunes festival) (B. Knight, G. Chambers)
  3. "Piece of My Heart" (live at the iTunes festival). (J. Ragovoy, B. Berns)


  1. ^ Confirmation from Knight's management company confirming "The Queen of Starting Over" single release Retrieved 29 August 2007
  2. ^ Article reviewing "Music City Soul" by The Sun newspaper Retrieved 29 August 2007.

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