You Gotta Be

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"You Gotta Be"
Single by Des'ree
from the album I Ain't Movin'
A-side"Feel So High"
ReleasedAugust 1994
Genre
Length4:04
LabelSony Soho Square
Songwriter(s)
  • Des'ree
  • Ashley Ingraham
Producer(s)
  • Des'ree
  • Ashley Ingraham
Des'ree singles chronology
"Delicate"
(1993)
"You Gotta Be"
(1994)
"I Ain't Movin'"
(1994)

"You Gotta Be" is a song recorded by British singer-songwriter Des'ree from her second studio album, I Ain't Movin' (1994). It was released in August 1994 through Sony Soho Square Records. Des'ree co-wrote and co-produced the song with Ashley Ingraham.[1] It is a downtempo soul song that ends the chorus with, "Love will save the day."

The song reached the top ten in Australia and the UK, after its re-release in 1999.[2] It also reached the top five in Spain and on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.[3]

Charts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Des'ree - Feel So High, retrieved 2019-08-04
  2. "Des'ree". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  3. "australian-charts.com - Des'ree - You Gotta Be". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  4. "Australian-charts.com – Des'ree – You Gotta Be". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Hung Medien.
  5. "Lescharts.com – Des'ree – You Gotta Be" (in French). Les classement single. Hung Medien.
  6. "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche - musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. "Dutchcharts.nl – Des'ree – You Gotta Be" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Hung Medien / hitparade.ch.
  8. "Charts.org.nz – Des'ree – You Gotta Be". Top 40 Singles. Hung Medien.
  9. "Spanishcharts.com – Des'ree – You Gotta Be" Canciones Top 50. Hung Medien.
  10. "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. The Official Charts Company.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=379 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  12. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=381 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  13. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=341 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  14. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=343 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  15. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=367 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  16. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=378 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.
  17. "Illegal name entered Des'ree/desree/chart?f=350 Des'ree Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Radio Songs for Des'ree. Prometheus Global Media.