You Make It Real
|"You Make It Real"|
|Single by James Morrison|
|from the album Songs for You, Truths for Me|
|Released||22 September 2008 |
|Writer(s)||Paul Barry/James Morrison|
|James Morrison singles chronology|
"You Make It Real" is the sixth single by James Morrison, and the first from his second album, Songs for You, Truths for Me. The single was released on 22 September 2008; a week before the release of the album. The song was covered by Akon on the Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1. The song appeared on the international soundtrack to the Brazilian soap opera Três Irmãs, and on the soundtrack for the film, He's Just Not That Into You. It was also featured on a commercial for Overstock.com, as well as being featured on the first episode in Season 5 of the television programme, Brothers and Sisters.
The video was released in September and showed Morrison in places throughout Los Angeles. One shot, shows the sign for the "110 Freeway" which runs through the Downtown Los Angeles area. The video begins with Morrison inside a cab, and then by a pool, meanwhile, he arrives at a hotel, and then him singing on stage. The video also has shots of Morrison in a bar and coffee-shop. The video ends with him walking alone.
The song debuted in the UK Singles Chart at number seven on 28 September 2008, giving Morrison his third top ten hit and it spent eight weeks in the chart. The song also broke in the top twenty of the Dutch Top 40, peaking at number eighteen. The song also appeared in the lower reaches of several European music charts
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||100|
|Belgium Tip Chart (Flanders)||16|
|Belgium Tip Chart (Wallonia)||12|
|Dutch Top 40||18|
|Eurochart Hot 100 Singles||26|
|German Singles Chart||71|
|Irish Singles Chart||38|
|UK Singles Chart||7|
Formats and track listings
- CD single
- "You Make It Real"
- "Sitting On A Platform"
- Maxi-CD single
- "You Make It Real" (Radio version)
- "Sitting On A Platform"
- "Movin' On"
- "You Make It Real" (Live and acoustic)
- "You Make It Real" (Video)
writers; James Morrison and Paul Barry
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