Love @ 1st Sight

Love @ 1st Sight

Infobox Single
Name = Love @ 1st Sight

Caption =
Artist = Mary J. Blige featuring Method Man
from Album = Love & Life
A-side =
B-side =
Released = 2003
Format = Digital download
CD maxi single
12" Maxi Single
Recorded =
Genre = Hip hop
Length = 4:43 (Radio Edit w/ intro)
4:03 (Radio Edit w/o intro)
5:18 (LP Version)
Label = Geffen
Writer = Mary J. Blige
Sean Combs
Mario Winans
Kamaal Fareed
Mechalie Jamison
Ali Jones-Muhammed
Clifford Smith
Malik Taylor
Producer = Sean "P. Diddy" Combs & Mario Winans for The Hitmen
Certification =
Chart position =
* #16 (Italy)
* #18 (UK)
* #22 (USA)
Last single = "Rainy Dayz"
This single = "Love @ First Sight"
Next single = "Ooh!"
Misc =

"Love @ 1st Sight" is the first single from Mary J. Blige's sixth studio album "Love & Life", performed with rapper Method Man. Released in 2003, the P. Diddy and Mario Winans produced single reached #22 on the Billboard Hot 100, #10 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, #18 in the UK and #16 in Italy. "Love @ 1st Sight" samples the song "Hot Sex" performed by A Tribe Called Quest.

An iPod is featured prominently at the beginning of the single's music video, an instance of paid-for product placement on the part of Apple Inc.. [ [ "Product Placement and the "Real World""] . Brand Hype. February 26 2006.]

Formats and tracklistings

(UK CD Single)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit With Intro)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Kurtis Mantronik's Rock Lobster Vocal Mix)
# Your Child (Kiyamma Griffin Uptempo Mix featuring Ghostface Killah)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Video)

(UK 12" Promo)

"Side A"
# Love @ 1st Sight (Rock Lobster Vocal Mix)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Vulcan Nerve Pinch Dub Mix)"Side B"
# Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix) (featuring Juggy D)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix) (featuring Method Man)

(UK 12" Single)

"Side One"
# Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit with Intro)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix)"Side Two"
# Love @ 1st Sight (Kurtis Mantronik's Rock Lobster Vocal Mix) (US 12" Promo)

"Side 1"
# Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Instrumental)
# Love @ 1st Sight (A Cappella)"Side 2"
# Love @ 1st Sight (LP Version)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Instrumental)
# Love @ 1st Sight (A Cappella)

(US CD Single)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit with Intro) (4:33)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Radio Edit) (4:00)

(AUS CD Single)
# Love @ 1st Sight
# Love @ 1st Sight (Rishi Rich Vocal Remix)
# Your Child (Remix) (featuring Ghostface Killah)
# Love @ 1st Sight (Video)

Misc./Other Mixes

* Kurtis Mantronik's Vulcan Nerve Pinch Dub Mix
* Rishi Rich Vocal Remix/Main Mix (featuring Juggy D)
* Rishi Rich Vocal Remix/Main Mix (featuring Method Man)
* DJ Premier Remix (unreleased)


* The album/LP version has an intro produced by Stevie J. The Radio Edit with Intro version was used for the video.
* Method Man (who is featured on the song) appears in the video and P. Diddy makes a special cameo appearance.
* Method Man, in his rap section, mentions 2 of Blige's Albums, What's the 411? and No More Drama, as well as the sampled song, "Hot Sex".


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