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"Here With Me"
Single by Dido
from the album No Angel
Released Europe January 29, 2001
United Kingdom February 05, 2001
Format CD Single
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop rock
Trip hop
Length 4:15 (Album Version)
4:05 (Radio Edit)
Label BMG
Writer(s) Dido Armstrong, Pascal Gabriel, Paul Statham
Producer Rick Nowels, Dido Armstrong
Dido singles chronology
"Stan"
(2000)
"Here With Me"
(2001)
"Thank You"
(2001)

"Here with Me" is a song by Dido and first single released from her debut album No Angel. Dido wrote this song when she met her now ex boyfriend Bob Page and fell in love with him. This track can be found on Dido's promo album, "The Highbury Fields EP" from 1998. "Here With Me" was originally released as the first track on debut album No Angel in 1999 in US.

This song was used as the theme music for the American television drama Roswell (1999–2002). After re-releasing of No Angel in 2001, "Here With Me" was chosen to be the first single. It peaked at number four in the UK Singles Chart becoming her second top five single in a row, following "Stan", a collaboration with Eminem.

Contents

Charts

Charts (2000) Peak
Position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 58[1]
Russian Singles Chart 1
Spanish Singles Chart 1
New Zealand Singles Chart 3
UK Singles Chart 4
French Singles Chart 3
Swiss Singles Chart 3
Finnish Singles Chart 4
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders) 5
Norwegian Singles Chart 6
Austrian Singles Chart 8
Danish Singles Chart 10
Swedish Singles Chart 15
German Singles Chart 18
Dutch Singles Chart 21
Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia) 23
Italian Singles Chart 32
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks 17
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 8
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Certifications

Country Certification
UK Silver[2]

Track listing

UK

  1. "Here with Me" (Radio Edit) 04:05
  2. "Here with Me" Dave (Lukas Burton Mix) 03:55
  3. "Here with Me" (Chillin' With The Family Mix) 05:16
  4. "Here with Me" (Parks & Wilson Homeyard Dub) 06:02

Japan

  1. "Here with Me" (Radio Edit) 04:05
  2. "Here with Me" (Lukas Burton Mix) 03:55
  3. "Here with Me" (Chillin' With The Family Mix) 05:16
  4. "Here with Me" (Parks & Wilson Homeyard Dub) 06:02
  5. "Thank You" (Deep Dish Dub) 10:40

Music videos

Two distinct music videos were made for the track. The first version was recorded in 1999 and was directed by BigTV in the US, but was of low-quality black and white video. Dido later stated that she looked really bad in that video. A new version of better quality (and filmed in Toronto) was released in August 2000 and was directed by Liz Friedlander. this was the official version of the video for the song.

Uses in film and television

The song was prominently featured in the 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually and appears on the movie's soundtrack album. It was also in the 2000 film Bounce.

It was featured as the opening song of the TV series Roswell. The song was also featured in the NBC television show ER. It was played as Samantha Taggart went over to Luka Kovač's apartment to make love.

It has been used as the haunting music featured in Victorian WorkSafe campaign advertisements, advocating safer workplaces for the sake of families.[3]

Cover versions

"Here with Me" was covered by Sarah Brightman for her 2000 album La Luna.

References

  1. ^ http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23790/20020221-0000/www.aria.com.au/issue604.pdf
  2. ^ "Certified Awards Search". http://www.bpi.co.uk/certifiedawards/Search.aspx. Retrieved 2009-08-25.   Need to search for 'Dido'
  3. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1RRXhqC1gw

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