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Encyclopedia > Can I Have It Like That
"Can I Have It like That"
Single by Pharrell featuring Gwen Stefani
from the album In My Mind
Released UKL 2005
UK: October 31, 2005
Format CD single, vinyl, digital download
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip-hop
Length 3:55
Label Virgin, Star Trak, Interscope
Writer(s) Pharrell Williams
Producer(s) Pharrell Williams
Peak chart positions
Pharrell singles chronology
"Frontin'"
(2003)
"Can I Have It like That"
(2005)
"Angel"
(2005)
Gwen Stefani singles chronology
"Cool"
(2005)
"Can I Have It like That"
(2005)
"Luxurious"
(2005)

"Can I Have It like That" is the debut single from Pharrell's debut album, In My Mind. The single features Gwen Stefani, and debuted in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada at the end of October 2005. Image File history File links Pharrell_Williams_Featuring_Gwen_Stefani_-_Can_I_Have_It_Like_That. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American singer, rapper, composer, and songwriter. ... Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. ... In My Mind is the first solo album by American rapper, singer and producer Pharrell Williams. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... It has been suggested that Childrens gramophone records be merged into this article or section. ... // A digital download (also known as a digital single or a paid digital download) is an official and legal music single available for purchase through an online store. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Virgin Records is a British recording label founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ... Star Trak Entertainment is a record label started by Virginia producers, Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams and their manager Rob Walker. ... Interscope Records is a record label currently owned by the Universal Music Group. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American singer, rapper, composer, and songwriter. ... Frontin, is a 2003 song by producer Pharrell Williams. ... Angel is the second European single from Pharrells debut album, In My Mind (2006). ... Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. ... Cool is a pop song written by Gwen Stefani and Dallas Austin for Stefanis debut solo album Love. ... Look up Luxurious in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American producer, singer, rapper, and songwriter. ... In My Mind is the first solo album by American rapper, singer and producer Pharrell Williams. ... Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. ...


The song was composed of scientific sounding drums and synthesizers. A rock remix of the song featured Travis Barker playing the drums and Pharrell playing the guitar. For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... A remix is an alternative version of a song, different from the original version. ... Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American drummer, who achieved most of his fame by drumming for the band, Blink-182. ... Bass drum made from wood, rope, and cowskin A drum is a musical instrument in the percussion group that can be large, technically classified as a membranophone. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


The music video for the song was released in the Autumn of 2005 and was directed by Paul Hunter. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Paul Hunter is a successful African-American music video director. ...


Gwen Stefani's vocals (which consist of a single sample of her saying "you got it like that") were recorded during a recording of a new song for her second solo album in 2005. Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. ...


The single was fairly successful in Europe. It was released on October 31, 2005 in the United Kingdom, and debuted and peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, becoming his biggest hit to date there. The song peaked inside of the top thirty in Finland, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. It also charted in the top 60 in Austria, Sweden, Belgium, and Germany. Its peak was #78 in France. October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The single also missed the top 20 in Australia, peaking at #22 and peaked at #18 in New Zealand.


In the U.S. the single didn't perform nearly as well as his debut single "Frontin'", with "Can I Have It like That" only managing to make #48 there. In Canada, the single hardly had any impact peaking at #99 on the BDS Airplay chart. Frontin, is a 2003 song by producer Pharrell Williams. ... Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections. ...


In 2007, the song was used in advertisements for Heineken Premium Light in the U.S. However, the female vocals in the commercial are not that of Gwen Stefani, but of some other woman.


Track listings

UK CD
  1. "Can I Have It like That"
  2. "Can I Have It like That" (the Travis Barker remix)
UK Vinyl/UK Promo CD
  1. "Can I Have It like That" (clean)
  2. "Can I Have It like That" (dirty)
  3. "Can I Have It like That" (instrumental)
  4. "Can I Have It like That" (a cappella)

Charts

Country Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 48
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 32
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 20
UK Singles Chart 3
Finnish Singles Chart 10
Danish Singles Chart 11
Irish Singles Chart 12
Norwegian Singles Chart 15
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 18
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 22
Dutch Singles Chart 25
United World Chart 27
Swiss Singles Chart 28
Belgium Singles Chart 32
German Singles Chart 37
Austrian Singles Chart 46
Swedish Singles Chart 60
French Singles Chart 78
Canadian BDS Airplay Chart 99

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Hot Rap Tracks is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... The Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists in New Zealand. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections. ...

References

  1. "Pharrell and Gwen Stefani - Can I Have It Like That." MusicSquare.com. Retrieved on 2006-12-21.
  2. "Pharrell Feat. Gwen Stefani- Can I Have It Like That (Song)." Swedishcharts.com. Retrieved on 2006-12-21.
  3. "Pharrell & Gwen Stefani Can I Have It Like That?" Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved on 2006-12-21.

 
 

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