Hey There Delilah free piano sheet music by Plain White T's
About the song
"Hey There Delilah" is the title of a single from the punk band Plain White T’s.
It was released in the United States on the 9th of May, 2006 and made available as a CD single and as a digital download format. Its recording took place in May 2014 and was written by Tom Higgenson.
The producer for "Hey There Delilah" was Ariel Rechtshaid. The labels Hollywood and Fearless released it. It received triple Platinum certification by both the RIAA and the CRIA.
"Hey There Delilah" was single number three for Plain White T’s’ album number three, titled "All That We Needed". It was heavily played during 2006 and 2007 on the radio stations. The place where it was recorded was CA, North Hollywood. "Hey There Delilah" was also included as a bonus on their album number four, titled "Every Second Counts".
This bonus version is modified by Eric Remschneider, especially for the strings part. Tom Higgenson, the writer, was inspired to write the song after he met runner Delilah DiCrescenzo.
In the summer of 2007, "Hey There Delilah" became a hit in the United States. It was their first song to do so, especially since it reached the top of the US Billboard Hot100 charts.
In the month of July, year 2007, it was the most listened to song on the radio. Also, it was heavily downloaded and became a success even on the iTunes Store.
In the United Kingdom, "Hey There Delilah" peaked at the second place. The end of 2007 meant the fourteenth position for the song in a list of best-selling singles in the UK. It was also heavily covered by many musicians. In the United States, digitally it managed to sell over 4 million times.
A music video was created for "Hey There Delilah", with the aid of director Jay Martin. The vocalist Tom Higgenson is shown in a video, with the rest of the band in another room. The Time magazine included the song on their list of top 10 best songs of 2007.
It was placed on the seventh position. It was called similar to Big Star’s song "Thirteen". At the 2008 Grammy Awards, "Hey There Delilah" was nominated for Song of the Year, as well as for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
"Hey There Delilah" also managed to chart well internationally, getting at the top of the Eurochart Hot 100 Singles, the German charts, the Canadian ones, the Czech ones.
It was also certified triple Platinum in Canada.
|Artist:||Plain White T's|
|Released:||May 9, 2006|
|Albums:||- All That We Needed|
- Every Second Counts
|Genres:||Acoustic Rock, Emo|