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Call My Name


Album A Million Lights

Story of Song

Cheryl described her number 1 song thusly: “It’s a pop song; we’re not saving the world with lyrics.” ‘Call My Name’ was penned by Calving Harris,  who wrote this song for the charts. When asked about the meaning behind the song during an interview on Pop Justice, Cheryl replied: “They don’t feel deep to me. But if you ask me what half Girls Aloud songs mean, I’d say the same thing! They don’t have a meaning, they have a feeling. I think it’s quite a sexy lyric? Um, It’s really not that deep. We’re not saving the world with lyrics or anything.”

Release date

Released June 10, 2012


Calvin Harris



Chart Rankings

In the UK, ‘Call My Name’ topped the Official Charts Company and was certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The song topped the charts in Ireland, Poland and Scotland. In New Zealand, the song peaked at number 13 and was certified Gold by the (RMNZ). ‘Call My Name’ did not chart in the US.

Artist’s age on release date

Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini was 29 years old when she released this song.

Cover Versions

Amateur artists covered this song on Youtube.

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