Your Song (Rita Ora song)

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"Your Song"
Your Song by Rita Ora.png
Single by Rita Ora
from the album Phoenix
Released26 May 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
GenreElectropop[1]
Length3:00
LabelAtlantic UK
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Steve Mac
Rita Ora singles chronology
"Coming Home"
(2015)
"Your Song"
(2017)
"Lonely Together"
(2017)
Music video
"Your Song" on YouTube

"Your Song" is a song by British singer Rita Ora. It was released to digital retailers on 26 May 2017 as the lead single from her second studio album, Phoenix (2018).[2][3] The song peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Ora's ninth single to reach the top 10 in the UK. It also reached the top twenty in more than fifteen countries, including Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand.

Composition[edit]

"Your Song" is performed in the key of B minor with a tempo of 118 beats per minute in common time. The song follows a chord progression of Bm–G–D–G–D–A–Bm, and Ora's vocals span from A3 to D5.[4] The song contains uncredited chorus vocals by Ed Sheeran.

Music video[edit]

The audio for the song was uploaded to YouTube a day before its official release.[5] On 22 June 2017, the official music video for "Your Song" was released on Ora's YouTube channel. The video, filmed in Vancouver, was directed by Michael Haussman.[6]

Live performances[edit]

Ora performed "Your Song" for the first time on 25 May 2017 during an amfAR charity gala at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.[7] She reprised the performance for Radio 1's Big Weekend in Hull on 28 May.[8] On 23 June, she gave the first televised performance of the song on The One Show on BBC One.[9] Ora performed the song on French television show, Quotidien, a week later, on 30 June.[10][11] On 18 July, Ora performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.[12] She performed the song at the 2017 Teen Choice Awards, on 13 August. She performed the song again on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 3 October 2017. Ora sang a medley of "Anywhere" and "Your Song" at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards on 12 November.[13] She repeated the same medley of songs at the 2017 Bambi Awards on November 16.[14] On 12 April 2018, Ora performed the song live during a medley with "Anywhere" and "For You" (duet with Liam Payne) at the German Echo Music Prize.[15]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
  1. "Your Song" – 3:00
Digital download – Acoustic[16]
  1. "Your Song" (Acoustic) – 3:01
Digital download – Remixes[17][18][19][20]
  1. "Your Song" (Cheat Codes Remix) – 3:35
  1. "Your Song" (Disciples Remix) – 5:34
  1. "Your Song" (TeamSalut Remix) [featuring Burna Boy] – 4:00
  1. "Your Song" (Sick Individuals Remix) – 3:24

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[72] 3× Platinum 210,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[73] Gold 15,000*
Belgium (BEA)[74] Platinum 30,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[75] Platinum 80,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[76] Gold 45,000^
France (SNEP)[77] Gold 75,000*
Germany (BVMI)[78] Platinum 400,000^
Italy (FIMI)[79] Platinum 50,000double-dagger
Netherlands (NVPI)[80] Platinum 80,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[81] Gold 15,000*
Sweden (GLF)[82] Gold 20,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[83] Platinum 30,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[84] Platinum 600,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Version Label Ref.
Various 26 May 2017 Original Atlantic [2][85]
Japan [86]
Asia Sony [87]
United Kingdom Contemporary hit radio Atlantic [3]
Various 14 June 2017 Digital download Cheat Codes Remix [17]
Italy 16 June 2017 Contemporary hit radio Original Warner [88]
Various Digital download Acoustic Atlantic [16]
26 June 2017 Disciples Remix [18]
United States 10 July 2017 Hot adult contemporary Original [89]
11 July 2017 Contemporary hit radio [90]
Various 17 July 2017 Digital download TeamSalut Remix [19]
15 September 2017 Sick Individual Remix [20]

See also[edit]

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