|Single by Stephanie McIntosh|
|from the album Tightrope|
|Released||21 October 2006 (Australia)|
3:19 (album version)
|Songwriter(s)||Greg Kurstin, Tom Nichols|
|Stephanie McIntosh singles chronology|
"Tightrope" is the second single from singer and actress, Stephanie McIntosh from the album of the same title, Tightrope . "Tightrope" was confirmed as the second single on The Steph Show. It was released on 21 October 2006 in Australia only, as due to poor sales of the album. Included with the single release are a set of free Habbo Hotel stickers.
Tightrope was filmed in the second last week of August at Fox Studios in Sydney. It was directed by Anthony Rose who also directed "Mistake". The Steph Show had an exclusive behind the scenes preview of the video, and the video itself, which was aired on 15 September 2006.
The video begins with McIntosh in a bed, in a New York style apartment. She then looks out the window, and sees a man in the opposite apartment, and opens the window. She then questions herself as to whether she should go to him, but she steps on the ledge, and begins walking the tightrope to the man's apartment. As she reaches closer, he steps onto the ledge to help her into his room. She reaches the apartment, but falls off as she reaches the ledge. The man grabs her arm but can not lift her up, and she slips. He then jumps to save her. As they are about to hit the ground they embrace, McIntosh wakes from her dream.
These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Tightrope".
"Tightrope" debuted on the ARIA Digital Chart Track at #32. It also debuted at #44 on the Australian iTunes, and reached #2 on the ARIA Australasian Chart. It made its first official peak at #16 on the ARIA Charts, on 29 October 2006. The song only stayed on the Digital chart for one week giving it a much lower peak than McIntosh's previous single, "Mistake" which peaked at #3. It spent a total of nine weeks on the ARIA Top 50.It also helped to take the album from #29 to #26 when the single was released.
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||16|
Stephanie McIntosh is an Australian actress and singer. She played the role of Sky Mangel in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2003 to 2007. She made a brief appearance for one episode in 2015 as part of the show's 30th anniversary celebrations, and returned again in 2020 as part of the shows 35th anniversary episodes. As a singer, she released her debut album, Tightrope, in September 2006. It peaked at No. 4 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
"One Week" is a song by the Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies that was released as the first single from their 1998 album, Stunt. It was written by Ed Robertson, who is featured on the lead vocal of the rapped verses. Steven Page sings lead on the song's chorus, while the two co-lead the prechoruses in harmony. The song is notable for its significant number of pop culture references, and it remains the band's best-known song in the United States. Coincidentally, when the song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, it remained in the top spot for one week.
"Crucify" is a song by American singer-songwriter and musician Tori Amos. It was released as the fifth single from her debut studio album Little Earthquakes, on May 12, 1992, by Atlantic Records in North America and on June 8 by EastWest Records in the UK.
"Put Yourself in My Place" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, taken from her fifth and eponymous studio album (1994). It was released as the record's second single on 14 November 1994, and was distributed by Deconstruction and Mushroom as a CD single, cassette tape and 12" vinyl. The track was written, arranged, and produced by Jimmy Harry, and was recorded in New York City with the parent album's engineer Doug Deangelis. A ballad that discusses themes of ending a relationship and moving on, the song's sound incorporates musical elements of trip hop and pop music.
"Better the Devil You Know" is a song by Australian singer and songwriter Kylie Minogue, taken from her third studio album Rhythm of Love (1990). The song was written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. The song was released as the album's lead single on 30 April 1990 by PWL and Mushroom Records. "Better the Devil You Know" is known as the song that re-invented Minogue with more sex appeal, as her previous albums were presented with her "girl next door" persona. Her music onwards presented a more independent approach.
"I Wanna Be With You" is a song by American pop singer Mandy Moore. It was released as the only single from Moore's second studio album of the same name (2000) on April 11, 2000, one day after Moore's 16th birthday. The song received mixed to positive reviews from critics, who complimented Moore's mature vocals and the song's arrangement. The song peaked at number 24 in the United States Billboard Hot 100, becoming Moore's first and only top 30 single in the US to date. The song also peaked at number 13 in Australia and was certified Gold by ARIA. It also peaked at number 21 in the UK, 66 in Austria and 70 in Germany. The song was featured on the soundtrack to the 2000 film Center Stage. The music video for the song, directed by Nigel Dick showed Moore singing the song to her love interest in a dance studio.
"Not Me, Not I" is a pop song written by Gary Barlow, Delta Goodrem, Eliot Kennedy, Kara DioGuardi and Jarrad Rogers, produced by Barlow and Kenndy for Goodrem's first album Innocent Eyes (2003). It was released as the album's fourth single in Australia on 15 September 2003.
"Born to Try" is a song by Australian recording artist and songwriter Delta Goodrem, written by Audius Mtawarira and produced by Ric Wake for her debut studio album Innocent Eyes (2003). The song was released as the first single off the studio album on 11 November 2002 by Epic Records and Daylight Records. It was later featured on her first Japanese compilation album Innocent Eyes (2006). The song was co-written by her while she was staying at her home in Sydney, Australia for the production of the studio album, as well as written and producing four other songs together. Though many of the public consider this as Goodrem's breakthrough single, it is not her debut single.
"Pointless Relationship" (2004) is the debut song released by Tammin from her first album Whatever Will Be. The song was co-written by Norwegian singer Marion Raven for her debut solo album but was given to Tammin instead.
"Get Over You" and "Move This Mountain" are two songs recorded by British pop singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor. In most countries, "Get Over You" was released as the sole single, but in the United Kingdom, the two tracks were released as a double A-side single on 10 June 2002. The former track was taken off the Read My Lips album reissue, while the latter was an album track in the original album release.
"I Can't Wait" is a contemporary rock song written by Brooke McClymont, Christopher Ward and Matthew Gerrard. McClymont recorded the song as her debut single; it was released in Australia on 17 June 2002 as a CD single and peaked at number forty-nine on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. McClymont chose the song to be her debut single because she felt it is a really positive song and shows her personality.
"Turn Off the Light" is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado, taken from her debut studio album, Whoa, Nelly! (2000). Written by Furtado, and produced by Gerald Eaton, Brian West, and Furtado, the song was released as the album's second single on August 14, 2001, reaching number one in New Zealand, Portugal and Romania, as well peaking within the top 10 in several other countries, including Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
"This Is It" is a 1976 disco song written by Van McCoy and performed by Melba Moore for her fifth album of the same name.
"Mistake" is a song by Stephanie McIntosh. It was released as the first single from her debut album Tightrope on 29 July 2006.
Tightrope is the debut album from Australian pop singer Stephanie McIntosh, which was released on 11 September 2006, and re-released on 19 March 2007. It was released to the UK on 20 August 2007 with an alternate track listing and cover, but some Australian editions of the album have been seen in UK music stores such as HMV.
The Steph Show is an Australian reality television series starring singer and actress Stephanie McIntosh. The show premiered on Australian TV at 6pm 28 July 2006 on Network Ten. The show, in the same vein as The Ashlee Simpson Show, had cameras following McIntosh as she recorded her debut album Tightrope which was released on 9 September 2006. The first single "Mistake" was released the day after the season premiere. The theme song is "Tightrope" by Stephanie McIntosh. The last episode is to coincide with the release of "Tightrope".
"Summer Rain" is a song written by Robbie Seidman and Maria Vidal, produced by Rick Nowels for Belinda Carlisle's third album Runaway Horses (1989). The power ballad is about a man who goes away to war and leaves his wife, saying that nothing will change—they will be together forever and always. Although the conflict is unidentified, images in the video of a transport aircraft on an airfield and troops parachuting from transport aircraft suggest the man is an airborne soldier. The song is set in the present as his widow sings it, remembering the last time she saw him. It was released around the world in 1990 and was issued as a CD single, 7" single and a 12" single.
"So Do I Say Sorry First?" is a song written by Klaus Derendorf, Stephanie McIntosh and Tom Nichols, produced by Derendorf and Nichols for McIntosh's debut album Tightrope. It was released as the album's third single on 3 March 2007 in Australia. The track was co-written by McIntosh herself and it is the only track on her album written by her.
"Big Mistake" is a pop rock song performed by Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia. It was written by Imbruglia and Mark Goldenberg for Imbruglia's debut album Left of the Middle (1997). The song was released as the album's second single in March 1998. Although less successful than "Torn", "Big Mistake" still proved to be a hit in certain territories, reaching number two in Iceland and the United Kingdom, number five in Spain and number six in Australia. It was not released in the United States or Canada.
"Fill Me In" is the debut solo single by British singer Craig David. It was released on 3 April 2000 as the lead single from his debut studio album, Born to Do It (2000). The song debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart in April 2000. It was then released in the US in May 2001 and peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. According to the Official Charts Company, it was the tenth best-selling single of 2000 in the UK, having sold 573,000 copies.