I Don't Wanna Go to Bed

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"I Don't Wanna Go to Bed"
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Single by Simple Plan featuring Nelly
from the album Taking One for the Team
ReleasedOctober 15, 2015 (2015-10-15)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:15
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)
Simple Plan singles chronology
"Summer Paradise"
(2012)
"I Don't Wanna Go to Bed"
(2015)
"Singing in the Rain"
(2016)
Nelly singles chronology
"The Fix"
(2015)
"I Don't Wanna Go to Bed"
(2015)
"Die a Happy Man"
(2016)

"I Don't Wanna Go to Bed" is a song by Canadian rock band Simple Plan featuring American rapper Nelly.[4] The song serves as the lead single for fifth studio album Taking One for the Team and was released to digital retailers on October 15, 2015 through Atlantic Records and WEA International.[5] The song takes a more funk-styled approach compared to most of Simple Plan's previous work.

Composition[edit]

"I Don't Wanna Go to Bed" is a pop rock and funk song written in the key of D minor. It features guitar riffs, horns and a beat reminiscent of "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.[6]

Release and reception[edit]

The song was released on October 15, 2015, with an accompanying music video released on the band's YouTube channel the same day.[7] The song received mixed reactions from media: Fuse's first impressions being "confused and delighted".[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 54
Canada AC (Billboard)[9] 15
Canada CHR/Top 40 (Billboard)[10] 17
Canada Hot AC (Billboard)[11] 9

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[12] Gold 40,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Neil Z. Yeung (2016-02-19). "Taking One for the Team - Simple Plan | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-03-11.
  2. ^ "SIMPLE PLAN & NELLY TEAM UP FOR "I DON'T WANT TO GO TO BED"".
  3. ^ "Simple Plan Drops Baywatch-Themed Video For "I Don't Wanna Go To Bed"". 2015-10-16.
  4. ^ a b "Simple Plan & Nelly Team Up For "I Don't Want To Go To Bed" - Fuse". fuse.tv. Retrieved 2015-10-18.
  5. ^ "I Don't Wanna Go to Bed (feat. Nelly) - Single by Simple Plan". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Album Review: Simple Plan – Taking One for the Team". 2016-02-16.
  7. ^ "ET Canada | Blog - UPDATE: Check Out These David Hasselhoff Outtakes From Simple Plan's New Video". etcanada.com. 2015-10-16. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  8. ^ "Simple Plan Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  9. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada AC for Simple Plan. Retrieved November 14, 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  10. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada AC for Simple Plan. Retrieved November 14, 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada AC for Simple Plan. Retrieved November 14, 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  12. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Simple Plan – I Don't Wanna Go to Bed". Music Canada. Retrieved March 29, 2017.