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"Be Good to Me"
Single by Ashley Tisdale featuring David Jassy
from the album Headstrong
B-side "Who I Am"
"It's Life"
"Last Christmas"
Released December 25, 2006
Format CD single, digital download
Genre Dance-pop, hip hop
Length 3:33 (Album Version) (featuring David Jassy)
3:14 (Radio Disney Edit)
Label Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Kara DioGuardi, David Jassy, Joacim Persson, Niclas Molinder, Ashley Tisdale
Producer Twin
Ashley Tisdale singles chronology
"Last Christmas"
(2006)
"Be Good to Me"
(2006)
"He Said She Said"
(2007)
Alternate cover
American 2-Track cover art
American 2-Track cover art
Digital cover
Remixes EP
Remixes EP

"Be Good to Me" is a song performed by Ashley Tisdale from her debut album, Headstrong. The song was released as the album's lead single in the United States on December 25, 2006 and in South America in January 2007. The album version features rap vocals by David Jassy.

Contents

Song information and reception

The song debuted on AOL Music: First Listen on December 22, 2006.[1] The song was featured on the album, Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 10.

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The song expresses relationship problems between her and a man. at the same time, she doesn't want to end it, just fix it. It is featured in the 2007 film, Bring It On: In It to Win It. On iTunes, the song was released as Double-A-Side with "He Said She Said". The song was later released as a CD. The song is featured in the children's toothbrush, Tooth Tunes.[2] The song rolls through with a mid-tempo dance track that features an additional rap segment leading up to the bridge.[3]

Music videos

First version

The music video was shot on the set of the tour, High School Musical: The Concert. Tisdale's same backup dancers from the tour were used in the performance for the video. Tisdale wearing a blue sequined tanktop with denim underwear shorts, runs down and dances around a blue rusted bridge, surrounded by her four backup dancers in front a live audience. There was a large screen in the background that switched vibrantly color designs. The video uses the radio edit of the song, which doesn't features the rap vocals by David Jassy. The video premiered as "first look" on MTV's Total Request Live on April 19, 2007[4].

Second version

A new version of the video premiered on Germany's Viva on November 18, 2008. The video shows the same performance footage and home videos of Tisdale. The rap version of the song is used in the video.

Charts

The song entered the Billboard Hot 100 in late 2006 at #96. It rose to #80 in the following week and archived its peak position, spending a total of two weeks on the chart.[5] The song entered the Ö3 Austria Top 40 and Media Control Charts when the song was released in Europe in the fall of 2008. It peaked at #67 and #57 respectively.[5]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 80
U.S. Billboard Pop 100[6] 68
Chart (2008) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart[5] 67
German Singles Chart[5] 57

Track listings and formats

2-track edition[7]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Radio Disney Edit) – 3:14
  2. "Be Good to Me" (featuring David Jassy) – 3:33
Limited maxi edition[8]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (featuring David Jassy) – 3:33
  2. "Who I Am" (Non-Album Track) – 3:17
  3. "It's Life" (Non-Album Track) – 3:47
Brazilian digital CD single[9]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Radio Disney Edit) – 3:14
German maxi CD single[10]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Radio Disney Edit) – 3:14
  2. "Last Christmas" (Single Version) – 3:56
  3. "Be Good to Me" (Jack D. Elliot Mix) – 6:17
  4. "Be Good to Me" (Music Video)
German limited CD single[11]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Radio Disney Edit) – 3:14
  2. "Last Christmas" (Single Version) – 3:56
Promotional Remixes EP[12]
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Eddie Baez Anthem Club) – 6:51
  2. "Be Good to Me" (SugarDip Club Mix) – 7:24
  3. "Be Good to Me" (Scalfati from T.H.C. - Scalfonzo Pop Extended Mix) – 7:31
  4. "Be Good to Me" (Scalfati from T.H.C. - Scalfonzo Pop Mixshow) – 5:02
  5. "Be Good to Me" (LSDJ from T.H.C. - Good 4 U Extended Mix) – 6:15
  6. "Be Good to Me" (LSDJ from T.H.C. - Good 4 U Mixshow) – 5:32
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The Remixes EP

A nine-track EP was released via Warner Bros. Records on July 21, 2009 prior to the release of her sophomore album Guilty Pleasure. The EP, "Be Good to Me: The Remixes" includes the original version of the song, seven remixes and a karaoke version. The EP is available in digital retailers.[13]

Tracklist
  1. "Be Good to Me" (Radio Disney Edit) – 3:14
  2. "Be Good to Me" (Jack D. Elliot Mix) – 6:17
  3. "Be Good to Me" (Eddie Baez Anthem Club) – 6:51
  4. "Be Good to Me" (SugarDip Edit) – 5:03
  5. "Be Good to Me" (Scalfati from T.H.C. - Scalfonzo Pop Extended Mix) – 7:23
  6. "Be Good to Me" (Scalfati from T.H.C. - Scalfonzo Pop Mixshow) – 5:00
  7. "Be Good to Me" (LSDJ from T.H.C. - Good 4 U Extended Mix) – 6:13
  8. "Be Good to Me" (LSDJ from T.H.C. - Good 4 U Mixshow) – 5:26
  9. "Be Good to Me" (Karaoke Version) - 3:14

Credits and personnel

  • Vocals – Ashley Tisdale featuring David Jassy
  • Producer – Kara DioGuardi
  • Vocal producer – David Jassy
  • Writer (s) – Kara DioGuardi, David Jassy, Joacim Persson, Niclas Molinder, Ashley Tisdale
  • Mixer and additional programming – Twin
  • Background vocals – Kara DioGuardi

Release history

Region Date Label Format
United States December 25, 2006 Warner Bros. Records Digital download
December 26, 2006 Radio
March 19, 2007[7] CD single
July 21, 2009 Remix EP
Germany October 17, 2008 Digital download, radio
Austria

References

  1. ^ "AOL Music confirm the single "Be Good to Me"". music.aol.com. http://music.aol.com/franchise/firstlisten/ashley-tisdale-new-songs?icid=fri:dl3. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  2. ^ "TURBO TOOTH TUNES - Ashley Tisdale (Be Good to Me) - Soft". Hasbro.com. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  3. ^ Ashley Tisdale - Headstrong. Tommy2.net. Retrieved 2009-04-11.
  4. ^ ATRL.net. ""Be Good to Me" premiered as First Look on Total Request Live". ATRL.net. http://www.atrl.net/trlarchive/?s=recap&y=2007&m=04. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  5. ^ a b c d e ACharts.us. "Be Good to Me performance on multiple charts". ACharts.us. http://acharts.us/song/11973. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  6. ^ "Be Good to Me performance on Billboard". Allmusic.com. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:0vftxqlsldte~T51. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  7. ^ a b MusicSquare. "Ashley Tisdale - Be Good to Me: Discography". MusicSquare. http://www.musicsquare.net/albums/ashley_tisdale/906. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  8. ^ Amazon. "Be Good to Me (Limited Maxi Edition):Ashley Tisdale". Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Be-Good-Me-Ashley-Tisdale/dp/B000OPO9EE/ref=sr_1_45?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1223492159&sr=1-45. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  9. ^ UOL Megastore. ""Be Good to Me" (Digital Single)". UOL. http://megastore.uol.com.br/acervo/pop/a/ashley_tisdale/be_good_to_me. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  10. ^ UOL Amazon. ""Be Good to Me" (Maxi Single)". Amazon. http://www.amazon.de/Good-High-School-Musical-Star/dp/B001GM40D4/ref=sr_1_15?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1223403269&sr=1-15. Retrieved 2008-10-07.  
  11. ^ UOL Amazon. ""Be Good to Me" (Limited Single)". Amazon. http://www.amazon.de/Be-Good-limitierte-Trk-Premium/dp/B001GCY1LK/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1223222827&sr=1-10. Retrieved 2008-10-07.  
  12. ^ Discogs. ""Be Good to Me" (Promo Remix Single)". Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/release/993627. Retrieved 2008-07-20.  
  13. ^ ""Be Good to Me Remix EP". iTunes Store. http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPreorder?id=322985970&s=143441. Retrieved 2009-07-08.  

Simple English

"Be Good to Me" is a song on Ashley Tisdale's first album, Headstrong. "Be Good to Me" was the first song released off the album. It was released in the United States on December 25, 2006 and in South America in January 2007. The album version has rap vocals by David Jassy.


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