Love Dealer

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"Love Dealer"
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Single by Esmée Denters featuring Justin Timberlake
from the album Outta Here
Released May 4, 2010 (2010-05-04)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Dance-pop
Length 3:45
Label Interscope
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Esmée Denters singles chronology
"Until You Were Gone"
(2010)
"Love Dealer"
(2010)
"Life Without You"
(2010)
"Until You Were Gone"
(2010)
"Love Dealer"
(2010)
"Life Without You"
(2010)
Justin Timberlake singles chronology
"Carry Out"
(2009) Carry Out2009
"Love Dealer"
(2010) Love Dealer2010
"Winner"
(2010) Winner2010

Love Dealer is Esmée Denters' third single from her debut album Outta Here. The song was written by Denters, Justin Timberlake and production team StarGate in 2009. StarGate produced the song together with Justin Timberlake, who also provided featured vocals.[1] On March 22, 2010, British radio station BBC Radio 1Xtra confirmed that "Love Dealer" would be Esmée Denters' next single off of Outta Here.[2] It was, however, her first official single in the US. The song was released in an attempt to help her break the US market with the help of Justin Timberlake. Due to a lack of airplay in the United Kingdom the single failed to reach the UK Top 40. It also failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

Critical reception

BBC Music was mixed in its review of the single: ""Love Dealer" is introduced by Timberlake in provocative fashion, but his breathily suggestive vocals dominate the mix when contrasted with Denters’ lead lines, and ultimately comprise the most memorable aspect of the experience. That’s not intended to imply the girl lacks ability, but swap her contributions with those of any number of similarly stylised singers and the overall effect is the same."[3]

Music video

The music video, directed by The Malloys, was filmed in Los Angeles on March 18, 2010.[4] Both Denters and Timberlake appeared in the video.[5] Several official previews of the video, which premiered April 28, 2010, were featured at Denters' official website.[6]

Charts

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 3
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 12
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 68
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[10] 9

Release history

Region Date Format Label
United States May 4, 2010[11] Digital download Interscope
May 25, 2010[12] Mainstream radio
United Kingdom July 11, 2010 Digital download Polydor

References

  1. ^ "Esmée Denters - Outta Here". 
  2. ^ "Max - BBC Radio 1Xtra". 
  3. ^ Diver, Mike. "BBC - Music - Review of Esmée Denters - Outta Here". 
  4. ^ "Esmée Denters on Twitter". 
  5. ^ "Esmée Denters on Twitter". 
  6. ^ "esmeeworld.com - This website is for sale! - esmeeworld Resources and Information". 
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Esmée Denters feat. Justin Timberlake – Love Dealer" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 27, 2010" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
  9. ^ "Esmee Denters: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ https://www.billboard.com/artist/301888/esm-e-denters/chart
  11. ^ "Love Dealer" – via Amazon. 
  12. ^ http://gfa.radioandrecords.com/publishGFA/GFANextPage.asp?sDate=05/25/2010&Format=1

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