Patience (Take That song)

Patience (Take That song)

Infobox Single
Name = Patience

Artist = Take That
from Album = Beautiful World
B-side = "Beautiful Morning", "Trouble With Me"
Released = November 13, 2006 (Europe)
Format = Digital download
CD Single
Recorded =
Genre = Pop, Ballad
Length = 3:21
Label = Polydor
Writer = Gary Barlow Howard Donald
Jason Orange
John Shanks
Mark Owen [ iTunes Store song information]
Producer = John Shanks
Certification =
Chart position = * #1 (Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, UK)
* #2 (Ireland)
* #3 (Italy)
* #5 (Latvia)
* #10 (Slovakia)
* #15 (Romania)
* #18 (Netherlands)
* #24 (Belgium)
Last single = "How Deep Is Your Love" (1996)
This single = "Patience" (2006)
Next single = "Shine" (2007)Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Alternate Covers

Lower caption = Promo CD single cover

"Patience" is a song by the British boy band Take That. "Patience" is the first single from their returning-album "Beautiful World".

Song Information

"Patience" debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart and rose to number one in its second week, staying there for four weeks. It was the 8th best-selling single in the UK of 2006 and spent ten weeks in the top ten, making it the longest that any Take That single has spent in the top ten to date. It just missed out on being the UK Christmas number one, being knocked off the top spot on Christmas Eve by X-Factor winner Leona Lewis' "A Moment Like This".

The song also won the Best British Single Award at the 2007 BRIT Awards and was voted The Record of the Year for 2006, polling 15.5% of the final vote. On 18th February, 2007, it re-entered the UK top 10 after 14 weeks in the charts and on 11th August, 2007, following the bands performance at the Concert for Diana, the single reentered the UK top 40.

The song debuted at number one on the German Singles Chart, [ [ Germany Top 100 Singles] ] and since its release it has sold over 150,000 copies being certified Gold by the IFPI. [ [ IFPI Germany, Gold certification for "Patience"] ] Indie-rock band The Wombats also chose to cover this song on the 9th of January 2008 for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. [ [ BBC - Radio 1 - Live Lounge - The Wombats ] ]

Hank Marvin also covered this song on his 2007 album Guitar Man. [cite web |title=allmusic ((( Guitar Man > Overview ))) |url= |accessdate=2008-07-04 |work=allmusic]

Music Video

Directed by David Mould, the music video follows each of the four band members as they drag their mic stands across wild coastal Iceland. The four meet on a rock and sing with waves or water cannons blasting up behind them in the dark and mist. [ [ Watch "Patience" by Take That] on Youtube!]


;U.K. Promo CD Single (NASH PROMO 01060) [ [ Take That - Patience ] ]
# "Patience" - 3:21

;U.K. CD single (171 483-2) [ [ Take That - Patience ] ]
# "Patience" - 3:21
# "Beautiful Morning" - 3:37

;Japanese CD single (UICP-5023) [ [ Take That Patience Japan 5" CD SINGLE (380037) ] ]
# "Patience" - 3:21
# "Beautiful Morning" - 3:37
# Patience (Video)

;E.U. CD Single (171717-6) [ [ Take That - Patience ] ]
# "Patience" - 3:21
# "Beautiful Morning" - 3:37
# "Trouble With Me" - 3:24
# Patience (Video)

Charts worldwide

Official Versions

* Album Version (3:21)
* Stripped Down Version


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