World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Call It What You Want (New Kids on the Block song)

 

Call It What You Want (New Kids on the Block song)

"Call It What You Want"
Single by New Kids on the Block
from the album No More Games/The Remix Album and Step By Step
Released May 27, 1991
Format 12" single, CD single
Recorded 1990
Genre Pop, house, techno
Length 6:31 (album version)
4:12 (radio edit)
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Maurice Starr
Producer(s) Maurice Starr (original version)
Robert Clivillés & David Cole (remix)
New Kids on the Block singles chronology
"Games"
(1991)
"Call It What You Want"
(1991)
"Baby, I Believe In You"
(1991)

"Call It What You Want" is a 1990 song by New Kids on the Block. Written and produced by Maurice Starr, the original version appears on the groups third album Step By Step. A club/house remix produced by Robert Clivillés & David Cole, which also featured a rap intro by Freedom Williams, later appeared on the groups 1990 hits compilation, No More Games/The Remix Album and would ultimately serve as the second single to be released from that album. The lead vocals were sung by Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, and Donnie Wahlberg.

Release and reception

Upon its release, the song was another single that received decent (though not enthusiastic) airplay in North America during the spring months of 1991 and could be considered the "last hurrah" in terms of singles from the group's initial run. The single peaked at #12 on the UK Singles Chart. While the group played this song in concert during their 1994 Face the Music Tour, it was not played again until the New Kids on the Block: Live tour on March 7, 2009.

Version

  • "Call It What You Want (C&C Pump-It Mix) - 6:31
  • "Call It What You Want (C&C Pump-It Mix) [Radio Edit] - 4:12
  • "Call It What You Want (Original Version) - 4:11

Charts

Chart (1991) Peak
position[1]
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders) 22
Dutch Singles Chart 17
Irish Singles Chart 8
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 45
Swedish Singles Chart[2] 24
UK Singles Chart 12

References

  1. ^ http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=New+Kids+On+The+Block&titel=Call+It+What+You+Want&cat=s
  2. ^ "Call It What You Want" on Swedish Charts
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.