Sittin' Up In My Room (From "Waiting To Exhale") Brandy. OVERVIEW. Actor Donald Faison appears as her love interest in the video, directed by Hype Williams. [11] The single earned a platinum award by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on May 23, 1996, with 1,000,000 copies sold. PLAY FULL SONG. Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life (Official Video) Top Songs By Brandy. "Sittin' Up in My Room" is a song by American recording artist Brandy Norwood. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? The compilation produced several chart-topping singles, including “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” by Houston, “Let It Flow” by Toni Braxton and “Sittin’ Up … Lyrics to 'Sittin' Up In My Room' by Brandy. Get up to 3 months free. RELEASED DECEMBER 16, 2018 ℗ 2018 EUGENYUS MUSIC GROUP. The song has since been performed on several awards shows and Norwood's concerts and tours, including the 1998 Never Say Never World Tour and the 2016 Slayana World Tour. 2018 Preview SONG TIME Sittin' Up in My Room. "Sittin' Up in My Room" is a song by American recording artist Brandy Norwood. Though the song does not allow her to unwind with her higher notes, it does, however, reveal her lower octaves. Peaked at #6 on 31.12.1994. It is of note that the characteristic bass intro is a replica of the famous riff performed by bassist Larry Graham, of Sly and the Family Stone, on their hit "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)", and its remix featuring LL Cool J contains a sample of "Haven't You Heard" by Patrice Rushen.[1]. Be sittin up in my room Back here thinkin bout you I must confess, I'm a mess for you Be sittin up in my room Back here thinkin bout you I must confess, I'm a mess for you Pray that you'll invest, in my happiness All it takes is just one simple call from you Turn my heart around, if I'm making ground ARTIST. I must confess, I'm a mess for you. I have but one concern, and that one concern is you. [2] The record was from a number of songs Edmonds specifically penned for the soundtrack of Forest Whitaker's 1995 romantic drama film Waiting to Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. [8][9] The single reached the number two on the Hot R&B Singles chart, the issue of February 17, 1996 and stayed there three consecutive weeks. It was kept from the top spot by… 'Til my day comes, here's what I'm gonna do Be sittin' up in my room, back here thinkin' 'bout you I must confess I'm a mess for you Be sittin' up in my room, back here thinkin' 'bout you I'm just a mess with a thing for you Be sittin' up in my room, back here thinkin' 'bout you I must confess I'm a mess for you [Chorus] Be sitting up in my room. Be sitting up in my room. Get a special offer and listen to over 60 million songs, anywhere with Amazon Music Unlimited. Share. "[5] Craig Lytle from Allmusic wrote that "with a Sly Stone twist, Babyface concocts a laid-back funk groove for "Sittin' up in My Room," which features the humble vocals of Brandy. Norwood declared filming as "fun" as she had a "great relationship" with Williams at that time, having previously worked with him on the videos for the Hip–Hop Remix of "I Wanna Be Down" and her second single "Baby". 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It was written and produced by Babyface and recorded by Norwood for the soundtrack of the 1995 film Waiting to Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. We're going to send you on your way in just a sec. I have but one concern, how can I get with you. [Chorus] Be sitting up in my room. Tell me if I'm far or, if I'm getting close. Back here thinking bout you. Back here thinking bout you. I Wanna Be Down. In another, she lip-syncs to R&B hit “Sittin’ Up in My Room” by singer-songwriter Brandy Norwood to commemorate the last day of the 2019-2020 school year. The verses have tricky rhythm for instruments, but as long as you keep the chords simple, it matches the solo bassline in that part of the song. About Sittin' Up in My Room "Sittin' Up in My Room" is a song by American recording artist Brandy Norwood. In one scene, she locks her eyes toward the camera and announces upcoming deadlines for scholarships. It was written and produced by Babyface and recorded by Norwood for the soundtrack of the 1995 film Waiting to Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. "Sittin' Up in My Room" is a song by American recording artist Brandy Norwood. Using a pleasant mixture of plunking bass and synthesizer chords, [the song] proves that he has a grabbag of styles at his disposal. Brandy sings in her bedroom before going downstairs for the party. [2] Edmonds also helmed the drum programming (along with the production duo Trackmasters), synthesizer, and wurlitzer sounds, while Michael Thompson played the guitar. [3] Musically, songs from fellow R&B singer Aaliyah's debut album Age Ain't Nothing but a Number (1994) served as an inspiration while starting the song idea for "Sittin' Up in My Room". Cause every time you smile, I feel trembles in my heart. 1. "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); This is "Brandy - Sittin' up in my Room" by lela william on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. So when I was recording ‘Sittin’ Up In My Room,’ I was thinking, ‘This is my chance to show Babyface that I could sing!’ But he was like, ‘You don’t have to do all of that. "Sittin' Up in My Room" was performed on several television and award show ceremonies, such as Late Show with David Letterman, the 23rd Annual American Music Awards, the 1996 Soul Train Awards, the 39th Annual Grammy Awards, and the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards. PLAY FULL SONG. How “Sittin’ up in My Room” with Brandy Brought Me Joy in 2020 Written by Jared Alexander on July 20, 2020 We’re living in uncertain times — again . [15] Actor Donald Faison appears in the video; Faison played the son of Loretta Devine's character Gloria in Waiting to Exhale. Sittin' Up In My Room. Get a special offer and listen to over 60 million songs, anywhere with Amazon Music Unlimited. Be sitting up in my room. I must confess, I'm a mess for you. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates Listen to Sittin' Up In My Room in full in the Spotify app. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Sittin' Up in My Room - Brandy on AllMusic - 1995 TRACK. Brandy and Pharrell) Sunny Day Symphony (Timbaland with Attitude, Bran' Nu and D.O.E) Talk About Our Love (Brandy feat. “Sitting Up In My Room” is an effortless blend of Pop and R&B, with a hard-hitting display of Hip-Hop. Directed by Hype Williams. Just sing, baby. A music video was also filmed, depicting Brandy keeping herself penned up in a retro, brightly colored room after her friend tells her that her love interest is joining the party downstairs. "[6] In 2014, Complex magazine ranked the single 39th on its list of the 50 R&B Songs of the 1990s. Looks like the site is more popular than we thought! The Boy Is Mine. Babyface, Monica, Timbaland, Kanye West, Diddy & More", "Pop Music: Simply Singles - No Waiting for 'Exhale' Follow-Ups", "Brandy Tells All: The Stories Behind Her Classic Records", "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 14 Apr 1996", "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (17.2. Just keep your vocals simple.’”[4], Cheo Hodari Coker from the Los Angeles Times praised Babyface for his production on the song, stating "Babyface's funky-but-restrained background track is the real star of this jam. [3] Commenting on the recording process, Norwood later elaborated: “I was going crazy with my vocal runs because I really wanted to impress Babyface. Brandy & Monica. Williams has also helmed clips for most of the hip-hop universe, including The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, and Kanye West. 3:44 PREVIEW 1 SONG, 4 MINUTES. This process is automatic. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. A young English chef has become a TikTok sensation with videos in which he creates restaurant-level gourmet meals using hotel room appliances. The music video, directed by Hype Williams, finds Brandy sittin' up in her room while a house party goes on downstairs. With Brandy Norwood, Donald Faison. [7], Released as the second single from the soundtrack, "Sittin' Up in My Room" debuted at number forty-six and number thirteen, on the Hot 100 Singles chart and Hot R&B Singles chart, the issue date of December 30, 1995, respectively. Cause every time you smile, I feel trembles in my heart. Back here thinking bout you. [10] It also peaked at number two on the Hot 100 Singles chart (kept from the top spot by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's One Sweet Day), staying on the chart for a total of thirty-three weeks. Renews automatically. Til my day comes, here's what I'm gonna do. Reply. From the Album The Best of Brandy December 12, 1995 4.9 out of 5 stars 24 ratings. Back here thinking bout you. //. Released: December 12th, 1995 'Sittin' Up In My Room' by Brandy was taken from the multi-Platinum #1 soundtrack 'Waiting To Exhale', and was written and produced by Babyface. [12][13][14], The music video for "Sittin' Up in My Room" was directed by Hype Williams. Take time to turn corners of your apartment or bedroom into ones that can bring you some extra satisfaction. It was dope.”[15], *sales figures based on certification alone, In 1997, jazz fusion/contemporary jazz group Pieces of a Dream offered their take on the album Pieces. [3] Edmonds finished most of the demo on his Los Angeles house, before Norwood came over for recording. It won the award for Best Song from a Movie and was nominated for Best Video from a Film at the 1996 MTV Awards. The track was one out of five singles the album spawned and reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Norwood's most successful single on that particular chart up to that point. Saving All My Love Say Something Say You Will Scared Of Beautiful Shattered Heart Should I Go Silent Night Sirens Sittin' Up In My Room Slower So Sick Special (Snoop Dogg feat. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. Till my day comes here’s what I’m gonna do. Peaked at #1 on 06.06.1998. [CDATA[ Connect with Apple Music. Waiting to Exhale actor Donald Faison makes an appearance as her love interest. The Lies That I see all up … Music Video. Be sitting up in my room Back here thinking ’bout you I must confess I’m a mess for you Be sitting up in my room Back here thinking ’bout you I’m just a mess with a plan for you. 3,930 Shazams. Til I'm with you, here's what I'm gonna do. Please help meee, anyone who has these to combinations in their room. Seems like ever since, the first day we met There is no one else I think of more than you Can't seem to forget, can't get you out my head Cause the verdicts in I'm crazy over you How can one be down, tell me where to start It was written and produced by Babyface and recorded by Norwood for the soundtrack of the 1995 film Waiting to Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. Brandy performs in the music video "Sittin' Up in My Room" from the original motion picture soundtrack for the film Waiting to Exhale (1995) recorded for Atlantic Records. Brandy. Til my day comes, here's what I'm gonna do. – 23.3. The music video opens with a friend telling Brandy to come down to the party downstairs. Play on Spotify Label: Arista - 07822-12929-7 • Format: Vinyl 7 Brandy - Sittin' Up In My Room (1996, Vinyl) | Discogs View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1996 Vinyl release of Sittin' Up In My Room on Discogs. Be sitting up in my room. [40], Recording Industry Association of America, "Full Clip: Brandy Breaks Down Her Entire Catalogue Feat. Listen to Sittin' Up In My Room now. Peaked at #2 on 09.03.1996. BryBry December 3, 2020. Listen to Sittin' Up In My Room by Brandy, 369,859 Shazams, featuring on ’90s R&B Essentials, and Hip-Hop/R&B Hits: 1996 Apple Music playlists. For the verses, I highly recommend doing quick D# to C# power chords (then holding the D#) on guitar, or quick fourths from D#-A# to C#-G# on the piano. “Sittin’ Up In My Room” looked and sounded so much better than all the other performances. [15] Commenting on the result, Norwood remarked: "It was a great video, dance and everything. Brandy. Sittin' Up In My Room (Mix Version) Brandy Hip-Hop/Rap. Sign-in or Try it free for 3 months. [2] "Bassy" Bob Brockmann mixed the track; recording was overseen by Brad Gilderman. "Sittin' Up in My Room" (Doug Rasheed hip hop remix) (ft. 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