Your Man (Down with Webster song)

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"Your Man"
Single by Down with Webster
from the album Time to Win, Vol. 1
Released January 2010 (CAN)
May 18, 2010 (US)
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:49
Label Universal Motown / Universal Music
Writer(s) Ronald Dunbar and Edyth Wayne, Patrick Gillet, Tyler Armes, Cameron Hunter, Andrew Martino and Martin Seja
Down with Webster singles chronology
"Rich Girl$"
(2009)
"Your Man"
(2010)
"Whoa Is Me"
(2010)

"Your Man" is the second single by Down with Webster from the band's 2009 EP, Time to Win, Vol. 1. The song was very successful in Canada, peaking at number 12 on the Canadian Hot 100.[1] In April 2010, the song was certified Platinum by the CRIA in digital downloads.[2] The song contains a sample of "Girl It Ain't Easy" by Honey Cone.

Background[edit]

Your Man was written by Ronald Dunbar and Edyth Wayne and Down with Webster members Patrick Gillet, Tyler Armes, Cameron Hunter, Andrew Martino and Martin Seja. It was produced by Down With Webster and James Robertson and co-produced by Demacio Castellon.

Music video[edit]

The music video for Your Man was shot in Toronto on February 25 and February 26, 2010. It was directed by Aaron A. The music video features the band performing on a fake reality show called "Your Man", whose set has retro-flower decorations like the old Dating Game. During the video, the show's host and audience watch as three of the band members go on separate dates. On YouTube/Vevo the music video for "Your Man" crossed one million views in the Fall of 2010 after being posted on to it on April 8, 2010.

The video debuted on the MuchMusic Countdown at number 8 on the week of March 25, 2010.[3] It reached number one on the week of July 8, 2010.[4]

Live performances[edit]

"Your Man" has been performed live by the band at many occasions since its release. Down with Webster performed the song at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards on June 20, 2010. The song was also performed at the We Day 2010 on September 30, 2010.

Chart performance[edit]

"Your Man" debuted at number 91 on the Canadian Hot 100 for the week of February 13, 2010. It peaked at number 12 for the week of April 24, 2010, higher than the band's debut single, "Rich Girl$", which peaked at number 21. "Your Man" spent 29 weeks on the Canadian Hot 100. The song was ranked number 37 on the 2010 Canadian Hot 100 Year End Chart.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Down with Webster Album & Song Chart History – Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – April 2010". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  3. ^ Thu March 25, 2010 Retrieved 2011-02-03
  4. ^ "MuchMusic Countdown - Thu, July 8, 2010". MuchMusic. 
  5. ^ Canadian Hot 100 Year End Chart Billboard. Retrieved 2010-12-17

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