Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?

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"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?"
Single by Moby
from the album Play
B-side
Released November 17, 1999
Genre Downtempo
Label Mute
Writer(s) Moby
Producer(s) Moby
Moby singles chronology
"Bodyrock"
(1999)
"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?"
(1999)
"Natural Blues"
(2000)
"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? / Honey (Remix featuring Kelis)"
Single by Moby
from the album Play
Released October 16, 2000
Genre Electronica, pop, trip hop
Length 3:12
Writer(s) Moby
Producer(s) Moby, Kelis
Moby singles chronology
"Porcelain"
(2000)
"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" / "Honey" (Remix featuring Kelis)
(2000)
"South Side"
(2000)

"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" is a song by American electronica musician Moby. It was released in November 1999 by record label Mute as the fourth single from his 1999 album Play.[1]

Content[edit]

"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" features The Shining Light Gospel Choir on vocals.

The cover of the single features Moby's character Little Idiot.

Release[edit]

"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" was released on November 17, 1999 by record label Mute. The song reached number 16 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

In 2000, the single was re-released, along with a remix of "Honey" featuring singer Kelis.

Music video[edit]

The video for "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?" was produced in 1999 and was inspired by the book Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. It is completely animated and features Little Idiot from the single cover (and his dog from the remixes cover). The video reveals that they live on the moon and the rest of the video revolves around their adventures on Earth through snow, war, and rain. The ending shows Little Idiot and his dog going back to the moon climbing a ladder.

Track listing[edit]

12" vinyl promo
  1. "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad (ATB Remix)"
  2. "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad (Ferry Corsten Remix)"
CD
  1. "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad (Single Version)"
  2. "Flying Foxes"
  3. "Princess"
  4. "Why Does My Heart Feel so Bad (Video)"

Chart positions[edit]

Original version
Chart (1999) Peak
position
German Singles Chart 3
UK Singles Chart 16[2]
"Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?"/"Honey (Remix featuring Kelis)"
Chart (2000) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weingarten, Christopher R. (July 2, 2009). ""Play" 10 Years Later: Moby's Track by Track Guide to 1999's Global Smash | Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Moby | Official Charts Company". Official Charts. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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