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"We Cry"
Single by The Script
from the album The Script
Released29 April 2008
2 May 2008
6 June 2008
FormatCD, Digital download
Recorded2007
GenreIndie rock
Length3:45
LabelRCA Label Group/Phonogenic
The Script singles chronology

"We Cry" is the debut single by Irish band The Script.[1] The single was released on 25 April 2008 and is said to be about people Danny knew in Dublin while he grew up. The song has received a large amount of publicity, airplay and interest with BBC Radio 1 heavily backing the band.[2]

Contents

  • 1 Inspiration
  • 2 Music video
  • 3 Tracklisting
  • 4 Chart positions
  • 5 References

Inspiration

Vocalist Danny O'Donoghue has said that the song reflects the tough times that life has in store. On 4Music's 4Play he referred to the loss of his father five months after a bandmate lost his mother to a terrible illness and claimed that such events could be overcome if people stuck together.[3] A James Ash Remix of the song was released in 2009. James Ash is a member of the band Rogue Traders.

Music video

The music video opens with various screenshots of an urban area in New York City which appears to be heavily graffitied. There are also shots of the full band playing their musical instruments in a flat room. However, the video quickly centres around Danny as he begins to sing while walking about the city. There are a few shots of the whole band playing the song in the flat but the main part of the video in this area is when Mark sings his verse. Although the video was uploaded to The Script's YouTube channel on 27 February 2008, the song became available to download on 18 March 2008 on the Irish iTunes Store, the video is available to download from iTunes.

Tracklisting

  • CD single[4] / Digital single[5]
  1. "We Cry" - 3:43
  2. "Fall For Anything" - 4:34
  • German CD single[6]
  1. "We Cry" - 3:43
  2. "Fall For Anything" - 4:34
  3. "Live Like We're Dying" - 4:01
  4. "We Cry" (Music Video) - 3:43
  • Digital EP[7]
  1. "We Cry" - 3:43
  2. "Fall For Anything" - 4:34
  3. "We Cry" (Live Mix) - 4:16
  • Digital Remix EP[8]
  1. "We Cry" (Bimbo Jones Remix) - 5:24
  2. "We Cry" (Bimbo Jones Dub) - 7:10
  3. "We Cry" (Ashanti Boyz Club Mix) - 5:12
  4. "We Cry" (Ashanti Boyz Dub) - 5:13
  5. "We Cry" (Ashanti Boyz Radio Edit) - 3:11
  6. "We Cry" (Afrojanic Remix) - 3:51

Chart positions

In May 2008, the song entered the Irish Singles Chart and peaked at #9.

References

  1. ^ The Script | GB | Home
  2. ^ They also performed it on an episode of 90210
  3. ^ 4Music: 4Play: The Script, Channel 4, 9 August 2008
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/We-Cry-Script/dp/B0016AM9DY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1333953051&sr=8-2
  5. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/we-cry-single/id278796260
  6. ^ http://www.amazon.co.uk/We-Cry-Script/dp/B00186LM2U/ref=sr_1_4?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1333953131&sr=1-4
  7. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/we-cry-ep/id279721106
  8. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/we-cry-remixes-ep/id277590367
  9. ^ "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  10. ^ "Danishcharts.com – The Script – We Cry". Tracklisten.
  11. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ – Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  13. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
  14. ^ "Italiancharts.com – The Script – We Cry". Top Digital Download.
  15. ^ "The Script Album & Song Chart History" Japan Hot 100 for The Script.
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – The Script – We Cry". Singles Top 60.
  17. ^ "The Script – We Cry – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.
  18. ^ "The Script" UK Singles Chart.
   

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