Party for Two


Party for Two

Single infobox
Name = Party for Two



Artist = Shania Twain
from Album = Greatest Hits
Released = September 7 2004 (Country)
October 25 2004 (Europe/AC)
November 2 2004 (Canada)
November 22 2004 (UK)
Format = Digital Download
Digital Single
Maxi Single
5" CD Single
3.5" CD Single
Vinyl Single
Recorded = 2004
Genre = Pop, Country
Length = 3:25
Label = Mercury Nashville
Writer = Robert John "Mutt" Lange,
Shania Twain
Producer = Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Certification = Gold (U.S.)
Misc = Extra chronology
Artist = North American
Type = singles
Last single = "It Only Hurts When I'm Breathing"
(2004)
This single = "Party for Two"
(2004)
Next single = "Don't!"
(2005)
Extra chronology
Artist = International
Type = singles
Last single = "Up!"
(2004)
This single = "Party for Two"
(2004)
Next single = "Don't!"
(2005)
Extra chronology
Artist = Billy Currington
Type = singles
Last single = "I Got a Feelin'"
(2004)
This single = "Party for Two"
(2004)
Next single = "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
(2005)
"Party for Two" is a song by Canadian singer Shania Twain. It was the first single from her 2004 "Greatest Hits" album. The song was written by Mutt Lange and Twain. Two versions of "Party for Two" were recorded: a pop mix with Mark McGrath and a country version with Billy Currington. The song was released to country, AC, pop, European, and other world markets. The original release date was September 7 2004. It proved to be quite a success for Shania, as it was her third highest debut on the Billboard country charts, and a huge single in Europe. As well in Europe, DJs jumped all over the song and remixed it for club play, also making the song one of her most remixed. [http://www.mp3search.ru/album.html?id=28962 "Party for Two" remixes] Commercial singles were released in Germany on October 25, in Canada on November 2, and in the UK on November 22. In 2005, "Party for Two" was certified as a gold single for 100 000 digital downloads, making it Twain's first single to be downloaded this many times. [http://www.riaa.com/gp/database/default.asp RIAA website]

Music video

Video of the Year [http://www.shaniatwain.com/about-awards.asp Shania Twain awards] , while the country version was nominated for Collaborative Video of the Year at the 2005 CMT Music Awards. Neither video is available on DVD, but they both are available on some of the CD singles.

Chart performance

"Party for Two" debuted on the "Billboard" Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart the week of September 18 2004 at number 39, Twain's third highest debut of all time [http://www.billboard.biz/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000627358 Billboard.biz] , and highest of the week. The single spent 20 weeks on the chart and climbed to a peak position of number seven on December 25 2004, where it remained for one week. "Party for Two" became Twain's sixteenth top ten single and twenty-second (seventh consecutive) top twenty single. It also peaked at number 58 on the Hot 100 and 57 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart.

At adult contemporary radio, "Party for Two" debuted at number 36, the highest debut of the week, on November 20 2004. The single spent 19 weeks on the chart and climbed to a peak position of number 16 on January 22 2005, where it remained for two non-consecutive weeks. "Party for Two" became Twain's ninth consecutive top twenty single.

"Party for Two" proved to be successful internationally. In the UK it debuted at its peak position at number ten, making it her ninth top ten single. It first appeared on December 4 2004 and remained on the charts for nine weeks. [http://www.chartstats.com/songinfo.php?id=26081 Chart Stats] The song would have peaked much higher if it were released before the album was, however it was sent out two weeks later, when most people already had the song. It is also the best selling country single in the United Kingdom so far in the 21st century. In Canada, "Party for Two" held the top spot on the BDS airplay chart for six weeks, and hit number two on the sales chart, held off only by Kalan Porter's "Awake in a Dream". In all "Party for Two" hit the top ten in six countries: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Portugal and the UK.

Official versions

"Part for Two" has become one of Shania's most professionally remixed songs. Almighty Records, who previously remixed "Thank You Baby!", provided six different versions of the song. [http://www.almightyrecords.com/remixes/276/ Almighty Remixes]
*Country Album Version (3:32)
*Pop Album Version (3:32)
*Country Version Radio Edit (3:26)
*Pop Version Radio Edit (3:25)
*LMC Remix (6:37)
*LMC Remix Edit (6:19)
*Kenny Hayes Mix (5:46)
*Almighty Downtown Mix (6:46)
*Almighty Downtown Dub (6:46)
*Almighty Downtown Radio Edit (3:37)
*Almighty Uptown Remix (7:49)
*Almighty Uptown Dub (8:02)
*Almighty Uptown Radio Edit (3:30)

Charts

*AThe Pop 100 chart was created while "Party for Two" was moving down the charts.

Notes


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