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Daniel Paul Merriweather, born February 17th 1982 in Melbourne, Victoria is an Australian R&B singer/songwriter.Read More...
His first commercially released recording was a guest appearance on the track "All I Want" from Australian dance act Disco Montego's self-titled album in 2002. In 2007 Daniel Merriweather put his voice to Mark Ronson's "Stop Me" (cover of The Smiths track) which reached #2 on the UK singles charts, and also co-wrote and featured on Wiley's third single, from his fourth album, Cash In My Pocket which reached #18 on the UK singles chart.
On June 1st 2009, he released his first studio album, Love & War. It debuted at #2 on the UK albums chart, selling 43,000 copies in it's first week of release. It has peaked at #6 on the Australian Urban albums chart, #15 on the Irish albums chart and #32 on the German and Australian album charts.
The lead single, "Change", featured rapper Wale and peaked at #8 on the UK singles chart, making it his second top 10 hit in the UK. It also reached #6 in Switzerland, #11 in Austria, #13 in Germany and #41 in Australia. The second single, "Red" entered the UK singles chart at #5 and stayed their 4 consecutive weeks. This made it his second top 10 hit as the lead vocalist, third overall. It also reached #9 on the Irish singles chart.
"Impossible" was the third single from Love & War, and was released on August 17th 2009. It peaked at an unflattering #67.
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- LyricsAnd I'm alright standing in the streetlights here
Is this meant for me? My time on the outside is over
No, we don't know how you're spending all of your days
Knowing that love isn't here
You see the pictures but you don't know their names
- LyricsI saw a dried up river and a rich man
Turning on a garden hose
I see a young man picking up a gun
I guess that's where the money goes, yeah
Am I just as good as a bad man
- LyricsOh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, for your love
I would do anythin', I would say anythin'
I would try anythin' for your love
- LyricsEveryone loves you but they don't love you like I do
And everyone knows you but they ain't seen this side of you
I'm over the measure, one shot turns into four
And I end up injured as love turns into war
Oh, oh, oh, oh
- LyricsI wasn't gonna drink tonight
Then I went to a bar
I wasn't gonna start that fight
But they pushed me way too far
And ooh, ooh
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