Natural High (Bloodstone song)

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"Natural High"
Single by Bloodstone
from the album Natural High
B-side "Peter's Jones"[1]
Released 1973 (1973)
Format 7"
Genre R&B
Length 4:02
Label London
Songwriter(s) Charles McCormick[1]
Producer(s) Mike Vernon[1]
Bloodstone singles chronology
"Natural High"
(1973)
"Never Let You Go"
(1973)

"Natural High"
(1973)
"Never Let You Go"
(1973)

"Natural High" is a song performed by Bloodstone, released as the first single and title track from their second album. The song was written by the band's bassist Charles McCormick,[1] and it was the first song from the band to enter the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #10 in 1973.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1973)[2] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 10
US R&B Singles (Billboard) 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1973) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 39

After 7 version[edit]

"Baby, I'm for Real/Natural High"
Single by After 7
from the album Takin' My Time
Released 1992 (1992)
Format 12", cassette, CD
Genre R&B, new jack swing, soul, slow jam
Length 5:08
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) Charles McCormick
Producer(s) Daryl Simmons & Kevin Roberson[4]
After 7 singles chronology
"Kickin' It"
(1992)
"Baby, I'm for Real/Natural High"
(1992)
"Can He Love U Like This"
(1993)

"Kickin' It"
(1992)
"Baby, I'm for Real/Natural High"
(1992)
"Can He Love U Like This"
(1993)

In 1992, R&B group After 7 covered the song in a medley alongside The Originals' "Baby, I'm for Real". Released as "Baby, I'm for Real/Natural High", the song peaked at #55 on the Billboard Hot 100.[5]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1992)[5] Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 55
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 5
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 26

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)[6] 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Bloodstone - Natural High (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Bloodstone - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Longbored Surfer - 1973". LongboredSurfer.com. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ "After 7 - Baby I'm For Real / Natural High (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "After 7 - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ "After 7 - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved March 23, 2014. 

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