Dreamgirl (Dave Matthews Band song)

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"Dreamgirl"
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Single by Dave Matthews Band
from the album Stand Up
Released August 8, 2005
Format CD single
Recorded Haunted Hollow Studio, Charlottesville, Virginia
Genre Rock
Length4:01(Album version)
3:32 (Radio mix)
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Dave Matthews, Mark Batson,
Producer(s) Mark Batson
Dave Matthews Band singles chronology
"American Baby"
(2005)
"Dreamgirl"
(2005)
"Everybody Wake Up (Our Finest Hour Arrives)"
(2005)

"Dreamgirl" is a song by the Dave Matthews Band that appears on their 2005 studio album, Stand Up . [1] The song, which was written by Dave Matthews and producer Mark Batson, was the second radio single released in support of the album. The music video for the song features Julia Roberts, a longtime fan of the band. [2]

Dave Matthews Band American rock band

Dave Matthews Band, also known by the initialism DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. The founding members were singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Matthews, bassist Stefan Lessard, drummer and backing vocalist Carter Beauford, and saxophonist LeRoi Moore. Boyd Tinsley joined the band as a violinist soon after. In August 2008, LeRoi Moore died due to complications from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. Soon after, Grammy Award winner Jeff Coffin joined and since filled Moore's spot as saxophonist. In May 2018, a lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct was filed against Tinsley by a former bandmate in his side project, an accusation that Tinsley denies. As a consequence, Tinsley was officially fired from the band.

<i>Stand Up</i> (Dave Matthews Band album) 2005 studio album by Dave Matthews Band

Stand Up is the sixth studio album by Dave Matthews Band, released on May 10, 2005. It was produced by Mark Batson. It was their fourth consecutive number one album on the Billboard 200. The album was the last to feature full participation from the band's saxophonist, LeRoi Moore, who died during the early production stages of the following album Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King.

Mark Batson is an American producer, musician and songwriter. He has worked on albums by artists including Alicia Keys, Leann Rimes, Jay Z, Dave Matthews Band, Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent, James Blunt, Anthony Hamilton, Skylar Grey, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Seal, Nas, and Sting.

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Track listing

American radio promo
  1. "Dreamgirl" (radio mix) - 3:32
  2. "Dreamgirl" (album version) - 4:01
  3. Suggested callout hook - 0:10

Charts

Chart (2005)Peak
position
US Adult Alternative Songs ( Billboard ) [3] 3

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