The Real Thing (Vanessa Williams song)

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"The Real Thing"
The Real Thing - Vanessa Williams.jpg
Single by Vanessa Williams
from the album The Real Thing
Released June 2, 2009[1]
Recorded 2009
Genre R&B,[1] electro house, dance
Length 5:12
Label Concord
Writer(s) Stevie Wonder
Producer(s) Soul Seekerz
Vanessa Williams singles chronology
"Close to You"
(2009)
"The Real Thing"
(2009)

"The Real Thing" is a song by American recording artist Vanessa Williams. The song was written by Stevie Wonder and produced by Soul Seekerz for her ninth studio album, The Real Thing (2009). It was released on June 2, 2009 by Concord Records, as the fourth single from the album.

The song was originally recorded by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '77 in 1977 and released as a single, charting on Billboard at #51 on the R&B chart and #50 on the Adult Contemporary chart. It has also been covered by Brazilian vocalist Bebel Gilberto.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Radio Edit) — 3:20
  2. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Club Mix) — 7:00
  3. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Dub Mix) — 7:00
  4. "The Real Thing" — 5:12
  • Dance Remixes[2]
  1. "The Real Thing" (Ralphi Rosario Club Mix) — 9:04
  2. "The Real Thing" (Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Mix) — 8:25
  3. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Club Mix) — 7:00
  4. "The Real Thing" (Ralphi Rosario Radio Edit) — 3:59
  5. "The Real Thing" (Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Mix Radio Edit) — 4:34
  6. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Radio Edit) — 3:19
  7. "The Real Thing" (Ralphi Rosario Dub Mix) — 6:50
  8. "The Real Thing" (Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Dub Mix) — 7:39
  9. "The Real Thing" (Soul Seekerz Ibiza Dub Mix) — 7:00
  10. "The Real Thing" (Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Vocal Dub Mix) — 7:39
  11. "The Real Thing" (Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Instrumental Mix) — 8:25

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[3] 6

References[edit]