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Pocketful of Sunshine (song)

single by Natasha Bedingfield

"Pocketful of Sunshine" is a single by Natasha Bedingfield from her United States record of the same name. The song was a top five hit in the United States. This was Bedingfield's second top five hit in the United States of America. It was released in 2008.

"Pocketful of Sunshine"
Single by Natasha Bedingfield
from the album Pocketful of Sunshine and Strip Me
Released15 January 2008 (2008-01-15)
Format
Recorded2006
Studio
GenrePop
Length3:23
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)John Shanks
Natasha Bedingfield singles chronology
"Love Like This"
(2007)
"Pocketful of Sunshine"
(2008)
"Bruised Water"
(2008)
Music video
"Pocketful of Sunshine" at YouTube

CompositionEdit

"Pocketful of Sunshine" is a pop song. It uses styles of dance-pop. It runs for three minutes and twenty three seconds.[1] The song is built on an electro beat.[2]

ReceptionEdit

"Pocketful of Sunshine" received generally positive reviews from music critics. Julie Farmer of Blogcritics said it as one of the album's standout songs.[2]

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[24] Platinum 40,000^
United States (RIAA)[25] 2× Platinum 2,000,000*
Ringtone
United States (RIAA)[25] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Natasha Bedingfield - Pocketful of Sunshine Sheet Music (Digital Download)". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Farmer, Julie. "Music Review: Natasha Bedingfield - Pocketful Of Sunshine". Blogcritics. Archived from the original on 14 April 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Hung Medien.
  4. "Ultratop.be – Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine" (in Dutch). Ultratip. ULTRATOP & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch.
  5. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  6. "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 200835 into search. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  7. "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.
  8. "Dutchcharts.nl – Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Hung Medien / hitparade.ch.
  9. "Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Hung Medien.
  10. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  11. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  12. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  13. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  14. "Natasha Bedingfield Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Natasha Bedingfield. Prometheus Global Media.
  15. Loftus, Johnny. "Natasha Bedingfield – Awards – AllMusic". AllMusic.
  16. "Canadian Hot 100 – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  17. "Hot 100 Songs 11 through 20 - Billboard Year In Music 2008". Archived from the original on 14 May 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  18. "Adult Contemporary Songs – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  19. "Adult Pop Songs – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  20. "Dance Club Songs – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  21. "Dance/Mix Show Songs – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  22. "Pop Songs – Year-End 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  23. "Adult Contemporary Songs – Year-End 2009". Billboard. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  24. "Canadian single certifications – Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine". Music Canada.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "American single certifications – Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH