This Is Who I Am (song)

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"This Is Who I Am"
This Is Who I Am.jpg
Single by Vanessa Amorosi
from the album Hazardous
Released 9 October 2009 (2009-10-09) (Australia)
(see release history)
Format Digital download, CD
Recorded Fishhead Music Studios, Gothenburg, Sweden
Genre Pop rock, electropop, dance-pop
Length 3:25
Label Universal
Writer(s) Vanessa Amorosi, Robin Mortensen Lynch, Niklas "Nikey" Olovson
Producer(s) MachoPsycho
Vanessa Amorosi singles chronology
"The Letter"
(2009)
"This Is Who I Am"
(2009)
"Hazardous"[1]
(2009)
Music video
"This Is Who I Am" (Official video) on YouTube

"This Is Who I Am" is the first single from Vanessa Amorosi's album Hazardous.[2] The song, "This Is Who I Am", made its radio debut on the Kyle & Jackie O show on 28 August 2009 on the Fox FM radio station in Melbourne.[3] The single was released in Australia on 9 October 2009.[4]

For the first time Amorosi performed the song "This Is Who I Am" live on Channel 9's AFL Grand Final Breakfast on 26 September 2009.

Amorosi performed the song during Telethon in Perth on 3 October 2009. She performed "Perfect" after.

The single has debuted at number one on the Australian Singles Chart on 18 October 2009.[5] Amorosi said: "I am completely overwhelmed when I heard ‘This Is Who I Am’ came in at number one. I am so excited and thrilled to have the support from both the media and my fans. It is my first number one single and I will absolutely treasure this moment."[6]

In its second week on #1 in the ARIA charts the song achieved Gold[7] status in Australia and has been certified Platinum in its 8th week of release.

Track listing[edit]

CD single[8] (Cat.No. 2719761)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "This Is Who I Am" Amorosi, MachoPsycho 3:25
2. "This Is Who I Am" (Wideboys remix) Amorosi, MachoPsycho 5:32
3. "This Is Who I Am" (Wideboys remix - radio edit) Amorosi, MachoPsycho 3:25
4. "This Is Who I Am" (Wideboys remix - dub) Amorosi, MachoPsycho 5:03

All tracks were written by Amorosi/MachoPsycho and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge.[9]

The iTunes digital EP includes an additional remix; "This Is Who I Am" (Macho Psycho Massive Strings Remix).[10] Another remix, titled "This Is Who I Am" (Macho Psycho Euro Tech Remix), is available at Last.fm.[11]

Music video[edit]

The video clip for "This Is Who I Am" was shot in Los Angeles and directed by Christopher R. Watson.[12] The video was shot on green screen and was launched on 14 September 2009.[9]

The video premiered on Take 40 Australia and The Hot Hits' web pages a few days before its official release.[13]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart[14] 1

This is Amorosi's first number-one single in Australia. Her single is also the first Australian female artist's single to debut at number one[6] since Kylie Minogue's "2 Hearts" back in 2007, and the first debut number-one single since Flo Rida's "Right Round".[15]

End-of-year charts[edit]

Country Chart (2009) Ranking
Australia ARIA End of Year Singles[16] 30

Certification[edit]

Country Certification
Australia (ARIA) 2× platinum[17]

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Australia[4] 9 October 2009
Germany[18] 9 July 2010
United Kingdom[19] 19 July 2010

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