Burn (Tina Arena song)

Last updated

"Burn"
Tina Arena burn single.jpg
Single by Tina Arena
from the album In Deep
Released14 July 1997 (1997-07-14)
Genre Pop
Length4:20
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s)
  • Tina Arena
  • Pam Reswick
  • Steve Werfel
Producer(s) Mick Jones
Tina Arena singles chronology
"Show Me Heaven"
(1995)
"Burn"
(1997)
"If I Didn't Love You"
(1997)
Music video
"Burn" on YouTube

"Burn" is a song written by Tina Arena, Pam Reswick, and Steve Werfel for Arena's third album, In Deep (1997). The song was successful in her native Australia, reaching number two on the ARIA Singles Chart and earning a gold sales certification. At the time of its release, "Burn" was Australia's fastest-added single to radio. [1] Arena also recorded the song in Spanish, and the Italian version, "Ti Voglio Qui", was released as a single in several countries in Europe.

Contents

In 2000, "Burn" was covered by American country music singer Jo Dee Messina and her version reached number two on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Critical reception

Paul Verna from Billboard described it as a "beautiful love song". He added that Arena "has glorious pipes, a charismatic presence, and the song-writing savvy of a of a lifelong hitmaker." [2] Sunday Mirror commented, "She's got a huge pair of lungs for a tiny lass, and this power ballad fair simmers." [3]

Music video

A music video was made to accompany the song. It was directed by Pierre Baroni. [4] In the beginning, Arena is seen performing surrounded by water. Later, the singer performs towards a blue heaven with skies. In between, there are black-and-white clips, depicting different people in different ages.

Track listings

Australian CD single (664623.2) [5]

  1. "Burn" – 4:24
  2. "Stay" – 4:25
  3. "Burn" (acoustic version) – 5:33

UK CD single 1 (666744 2) [6]

  1. "Burn" – 4:20
  2. "Heaven Help My Heart" (live) – 5:47
  3. "I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You" (with Marc Anthony) – 4:41

UK CD single 2 (666744 5) [7]

  1. "Burn" – 4:20
  2. "Burn" (Burn the Candle at Both Ends Remix single edit) – 4:25
  3. "Burn" (Burn the Candle at Both Ends Remix) – 10:11

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) [13] Platinum70,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Jo Dee Messina version

"Burn"
Jodeemessina341751.jpg
Single by Jo Dee Messina
from the album Burn
Released16 October 2000
Genre Country
Length4:39
Label Curb
Songwriter(s)
  • Tina Arena
  • Pam Reswick
  • Steve Werfel
Producer(s)
Jo Dee Messina singles chronology
"That's the Way"
(2000)
"Burn"
(2000)
"Downtime"
(2001)
Music video
"Burn" at CMT.com

"Burn" was covered by American country singer Jo Dee Messina for her third studio album Burn . It was released as the second single in October 2000, and peaked at number two on the US Billboard Country Songs charts in February 2001.

Music video

A music video was released for the song directed by Thom Oliphant. The video follows a medieval theme, with scenes of people dressed in renaissance garb. Messina is shown singing the song with a castle in the background, inside a room of the castle, and sitting on the ground. During parts of the chorus, Messina is standing inside of a cloud of fire. The video was filmed at Boldt Castle, located in the Thousand Islands region of New York.

Track listings

US promo CD (CURBD-1587, PRCD-300346) [14]

  1. "Burn" (radio remix short) – 3:57
  2. "Burn" (radio remix long) – 4:36

Scandinavian CD single (CUBC62) [15]

  1. "Burn"
  2. "If Not You"

Charts

Chart (2000–2001)Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks ( RPM ) [16] 49 [lower-alpha 1]
US Billboard Hot 100 [17] 42
US Adult Contemporary ( Billboard ) [18] 17
US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard ) [19] 2

Year-end charts

Chart (2001)Position
US Country Songs (Billboard) [20] 21

Notes

  1. "Burn" had not yet peaked when RPM ceased publication in November 2000.

Related Research Articles

Baby Its You (JoJo song) 2004 single by JoJo

"Baby It's You" is a song by American recording artist JoJo, featuring American rapper Bow Wow. Written by Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas, Eric Dawkins and Antonio Dixon, and produced by The Underdogs, the song was released in September 2004 as the second single from JoJo's self-titled debut album. It reached number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaked at number eight on the UK Singles Chart, and entered the top 40 in nine additional countries.

Tubthumping 1997 single by Chumbawamba

"Tubthumping" is a song released by British rock band Chumbawamba from their eighth studio album, Tubthumper (1997). It is the band's most successful single, peaking at number two on the UK Singles Chart. It topped the charts in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand and hit number six on the US Billboard Hot 100. At the 1998 Brit Awards, "Tubthumping" was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Single. It sold 880,000 copies in the UK.

(If Youre Not in It for Love) Im Outta Here! 1995 single by Shania Twain

"(If You're Not in It for Love) I'm Outta Here!" is a song co-written and recorded by Canadian country music singer Shania Twain. It was released in November 1995 as the fourth single from her second studio album, The Woman in Me (1995). Written by Mutt Lange and Twain, the song became her second number-one hit at country radio and the first single to be promoted with three different mixes worldwide to cater to international genre demand. The song topped the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was her breakthrough hit in Australia, peaking at number five on the ARIA Singles Chart. "I'm Outta Here!" was later included on Twain's 2004 Greatest Hits package, and has been performed on all of her tours. In 1997, the Eurodance group Real McCoy covered "I'm Outta Here!".

To the Moon and Back (Savage Garden song) 1996 single by Savage Garden

"To the Moon and Back" is a song by Australian pop duo Savage Garden. It was released in Australia on 4 November 1996 as the second single from their self-titled 1997 album. It was the follow up to their hit "I Want You". It won the 1997 ARIA Music Award for Song of the Year. The song became the band's first number-one single in their native country, reached number three on the UK Singles Chart, and peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Down So Long 1999 single by Jewel

"Down So Long" is a song written by American singer Jewel and produced by Patrick Leonard for Jewel's second album, Spirit (1998). Jewel wrote the song in 1992, when she was 18 years old. This was the second single that Jewel had not re-recorded vocals for its single release. The single release received a very slight change in the instrumental and was released on March 16, 1999.

This Kiss (Faith Hill song) 1998 song by Faith Hill

"This Kiss" is a song recorded by American country music singer Faith Hill from her third studio album Faith. It was written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner and Annie Roboff, and produced by Hill and Byron Gallimore. It was released on February 23, 1998, as the album's first single.

Never There 1998 single by Cake

"Never There" is the first single released from American alternative rock band Cake's third studio album, Prolonging the Magic (1998). The song was commercially successful, topping the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and appearing on the music charts of four other countries. In Australia, the song appeared at number 30 on the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown for 1998.

Runaway (The Corrs song) 1995 single by the Corrs

"Runaway" is the debut single of Irish family band the Corrs. It was released in September 1995 and had middling chart success except in Ireland and Australia, peaking at number 10 in both countries. It was also a big adult contemporary hit in Canada, reaching number two on the RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. On the UK Singles Chart, it originally reached number 49, but a re-release in 1999 saw the single reach a new peak of number two on the same chart.

Show Me Heaven 1990 single by Maria McKee

"Show Me Heaven" is a power ballad written by American singer and songwriter Maria McKee, Eric Rackin and Jay Rifkin, and recorded by McKee for the soundtrack to the Tom Cruise film Days of Thunder, released in June 1990. Produced by Peter Asher, the song reached number one on the UK Singles Chart for four weeks and went on the become the sixth-highest-selling single of 1990 in the UK. Additionally, the song became a worldwide hit, topping the charts of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Norway and becoming a top-five hit in Australia, Ireland, Sweden, and Switzerland. It has since been covered by numerous other artists, most notably by Tina Arena.

No Matter What (Boyzone song) 1998 single by Boyzone

"No Matter What" is a song from the 1996 musical Whistle Down the Wind that was popularised by Irish boyband Boyzone in 1998 when they recorded it to tie in with the show's first UK production. The song was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman, while Lloyd Webber, Steinman and Nigel Wright produced the track, with additional production by Franglen & Lupino. The song was also featured on the US edition of the soundtrack to the 1999 film Notting Hill, and was released to American radio on 10 May 1999.

On Silent Wings 1996 single by Tina Turner

"On Silent Wings" is a song by American singer-songwriter Tina Turner with guest vocals from English musician Sting. Released in May 1996 in support of Turner's Wildest Dreams album, the single performed well on the US and Canadian adult contemporary charts, peaking at numbers 24 and 13 respectively. The dance version of "On Silent Wings", remixed by Soul Solution, charted at number 47 on the US Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Like much of Turner's later work, "On Silent Wings" enjoyed greater success in the United Kingdom, peaking at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart.

Life Goes On (LeAnn Rimes song) 2002 song by LeAnn Rimes

"Life Goes On" is a song by American singer LeAnn Rimes, released as a single from her fifth studio album, Twisted Angel (2002), on August 5, 2002. A song about moving on and letting go of the past, "Life Goes On," missed the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 10 on Billboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. It was a bigger hit outside America, peaking within the top 10 in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, and Sweden while reaching the top 20 in Norway and the United Kingdom.

<i>Delicious Surprise</i> 2005 studio album by Jo Dee Messina

Delicious Surprise is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Jo Dee Messina, released in 2005. Her first studio album since Burn almost five years previous, it produced a Number One single on the Billboard country music charts in "My Give a Damn's Busted", a song co-written by country singer Joe Diffie and originally recorded on his 2001 album In Another World. Additional singles released from Delicious Surprise include "Delicious Surprise ", "Not Going Down", and "It's Too Late to Worry", all of which charted in the Top 40 on the country charts as well. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA.

Jo Dee Messina discography

American country music artist Jo Dee Messina has released six studio albums, two compilation albums, three extended plays, and 33 singles. She signed with Curb Records and released her self-titled debut album in 1996. The album spawned two top-ten hits: "Heads Carolina, Tails California" and "You're Not in Kansas Anymore". Messina's second studio album I'm Alright was released in March 1998. The album peaked at number five on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number sixty one the Billboard 200 list. The album produced three number one Billboard Hot Country Songs singles: "Bye Bye, "I'm Alright", and "Stand Beside Me". Messina's third studio release Burn was issued in March 2000. Not only becoming her first number-one album on the country albums chart, it also peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard 200. It would later certify platinum from the RIAA. The album's lead single "That's the Way" became her fourth number one single on the Hot Country Songs chart. Burn also spawned "Bring on the Rain" and became Messina's fifth number-one country song.

Caught a Lite Sneeze 1996 single by Tori Amos

"Caught a Lite Sneeze" is a song by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, released as the first single from her third studio album, Boys for Pele (1996), on January 1, 1996. The song is about wanting to do anything to keep a relationship going, knowing that it is over. It references Nine Inch Nails's album Pretty Hate Machine in the lyrics "Caught a lite sneeze / Dreamed a little dream / Made my own pretty hate machine." On December 11, 1995, Atlantic Records made the song available for streaming on their website, one of the earliest examples of a major label implementing such a feature.

Satellite (P.O.D. song) 2002 single by P.O.D.

"Satellite" is a song by American Christian metal band P.O.D. and the title track of their fourth studio album, Satellite (2001), released on August 5, 2002, as the fourth and final single from the album.

Falls Apart (Sugar Ray song) 1999 single by Sugar Ray

"Falls Apart" is a song by American rock band Sugar Ray from their third studio album, 14:59 (1999). Released on November 22, 1999, the song reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number five on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. Outside the US, the single peaked at number 15 in Canada, number 33 in New Zealand, and number 54 in Australia.

Stone Temple Pilots discography

The discography of Stone Temple Pilots, an American rock band, consists of 8 studio albums, 3 compilation albums, 2 live albums, 1 extended play, 34 singles and 22 music videos.

Crash and Burn (Savage Garden song) 2000 single by Savage Garden

"Crash and Burn" is a song by Australian pop group Savage Garden from their second album, Affirmation, released as the album's fourth single on 20 March 2000. It reached the top 20 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, as well as number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100, making it their last US hit to date.

You Aint Thinking (About Me) 1993 single by Sonia Dada

"You Ain’t Thinking " is a song recorded by the American soul group Sonia Dada. It was released on January 31, 1993, as the group's second single from their debut studio album and peaked at number three on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart, number 19 on the New Zealand Singles Chart, and number 68 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart. It was certified Gold in Australia for sales exceeding 35,000 copies.

References

  1. "Tina Arena Burns Up Australia's Airwaves". Billboard . Vol. 109, no. 30. 26 July 1997. p. 12.
  2. Verna, Paul (3 April 1999). "Reviews & Previews: Albums". Billboard . p. 35. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  3. Sunday Mirror . 28 February 1999. p. 48. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  4. "Burn (1997) by Tina Arena". IMVDb. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  5. Burn (Australian CD single liner notes). Tina Arena. Columbia Records. 1997. 664623.2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  6. Burn (UK CD single liner notes). Tina Arena. Columbia Records. 1998. 666744 2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  7. Burn (UK CD single disc notes). Tina Arena. Columbia Records. 1998. 666744 5.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  8. "Tina Arena – Burn". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  9. "Tina Arena – Burn". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  10. "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  11. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  12. "ARIA Top 100 Singles for 1997". ARIA . Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  13. "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2021 Singles" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association.
  14. Burn (US promo CD single liner notes). Jo Dee Messina. Curb Records. 2000. CURBD-1587, PRCD-300346.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  15. Burn (Scandinavian CD single liner notes). Jo Dee Messina. Curb Records. 2000. CUBC62.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  16. "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7268." RPM . Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved January 17, 2022.
  17. "Jo Dee Messina Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  18. "Jo Dee Messina Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  19. "Jo Dee Messina Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  20. "Best of 2001: Country Songs". Billboard . 2001. Retrieved 14 August 2012.