Label: Atlantic - none,Warner Music Sweden - none • Format: CDr Promo • Country: Sweden • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop • Style: House, Garage House
It was written by Warryn Campbell and Elliott for her fifth studio album The Cookbookwhile production was handled by the former. Released as the album's second single in Septemberthe song saw a change in direction for Elliott as the song is a hip hop ballad, with Missy singing throughout.
The music video for "Teary Eyed" takes place mainly in an insane asylum with Elliott in a straight jacket. In between cuts she is looking at an injured man on a hospital bed the man she is singing about. As usual Elliot uses her sample technique to promote the song "Meltdown" by performing in the middle of the video. There are various shots of a car flipping and bursting into flames due to Elliott stabbing a hole in the front left tire out of her anger.
In the U. In the UK it was released on September 26, but it was also unsuccessful there, missing top 40 singles chart, peaking at This Missy Elliott - Teary Eyed - Dj Mixes her first solo single to do so. The failure of "Teary Eyed" could be partly due to the fact the video for the single was only released a week before the single was released in stores. Due to the failure of the single to chart in the top 40 in the UK, it was quickly withdrawn from radio playlists.
In Australia however, it reached the Top 40 of the ARIA Chartspeaking at number 36, making it the singles highest charting position in any country. In October, "Teary Eyed" debuted at 18 on the U. On the issue date of Missy Elliott - Teary Eyed - Dj Mixes 11,the song debuted at 45 on the Hot Dance Club Playand in March, the song spent only one week on the Hot Singles Sales chart.
However, "Teary Eyed" wasn't a total U. From Wikipedia, Fully Booked - JoBoxers - Like Gangbusters free encyclopedia. Goldmind Atlantic.
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