Floetic (song)

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"Floetic"
Floetry - Floetic single cover.jpg
Single by Floetry
from the album Floetic
B-side "Say Yes" (Timbaland remix)[1]
Released 5 August 2002 (5 August 2002)
Format
Recorded 2002 (2002)
Genre
Length 4:06
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Darren Henson
  • Keith Pelzer[3]
Floetry singles chronology
"Floetic"
(2002)
"Say Yes"
(2003)

"Floetic"
(2002)
"Say Yes"
(2003)
Music video
"Floetic" on YouTube

"Floetic" is a song by performed by Floetry, issued as the lead single from their debut studio album Floetic. It was written primarily by lead singer Marsha Ambrosius, and it contains a sample of the Jack Bruce cover of Mel Tormé's song "Born to Be Blue".[4] The song peaked at #29 on the Billboard R&B chart in 2002.[5]

In 2003, the song was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song and Best Urban/Alternative Performance, but lost to "Love of My Life" by Erykah Badu and Common; and "Little Things" by India.Arie, respectively.[6]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Marc Klasfeld.[7]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2002)[5] Peak
position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Floetry - Floetic (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Floetic - Floetry - Listen, Appearances, Song Review - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Floetry - Floetic (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Floetic - Floetry - WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Floetry - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Rock On The Net: 45th Annual Grammy Awards - 2003". Rockonthenet.com. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - Floetry - "Floetic"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 

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