Angel (Shaggy song)


Angel (Shaggy song)

Infobox Single
Name = Angel


Artist = Shaggy featuring Rayvon
from Album = Hot Shot
B-side =
Released = May 28 2001
Format = CD maxi single
Recorded =
Genre = Reggae/R&B
Length =
Label = MCA
Writer = Ahmet Ertegün
Eddie Curtis
Chip Taylor
Steve Miller
Producer = Shaun Pizzonia
Certification = Gold (BPI)
Chronology = Shaggy singles
Last single = "It Wasn't Me"
(2001)
This single = "Angel"
(2001)
Next single = "Church Heathen"
(2007)Extra album cover
Upper caption = Alternate covers
Background = khaki


Lower caption = French CD single cover

"Angel" is a 2001 number one hit song by reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon. It was the follow-up to Shaggy's U.S. number-one hit "It Wasn't Me". "Angel" reached number one in the U.S. for the week of 31 March 2001.

ong information

The song uses the bassline from "The Joker" by Steve Miller (1973), and also borrows from "Angel of the Morning," written by Chip Taylor and best known by the singer Juice Newton (1981).

The music video was directed by Cameron Casey.

The single also reached number one in the UK Singles Chart, as well as number one in Australia, making the song an international chart topper.cite book
first= David
last= Roberts
year= 2006
title= British Hit Singles & Albums
edition= 19th
publisher= Guinness World Records Limited
location= London
pages= p. 492
id= ISBN 1-904994-10-5
] The success following the release, saw Shaggy clock up his third U.S. and fourth UK number one hit single. It was also a European success, at one point simultaneously topping the charts in the German-speaking territories of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Track listings

; CD single
# "Angel" (radio edit) — (3:31)
# "Angel" (seabreeze mix) — (3:46)
# "Angel" (video) — (3:55)

; CD maxi
# "Angel (radio edit) — 3:31
# "Angel (seabreeze mix) — 3:46
# "It Wasn't Me" (crash & burn remix) by Shaggy featuring Rikrok — 5:37
# "Angel" (enhanced video)

Certifications

ee also

* Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 2001 (USA)
* Top selling singles and albums in Ireland 2001
* List of number-one singles from the 2000s (UK)

References


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