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Apologize

Music by Ryan Tedder

Originally Performed by OneRepublic

"Apologize" (also spelled "Apologise" internationally) is the debut single written by OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder for OneRepublic's debut album Dreaming Out Loud. It was released as the lead single of that album. A remix version was included on the Timbaland album, Shock Value, and on the deluxe version of Dreaming Out Loud.

The song was the biggest radio airplay hit in the history of the Mainstream Top 40 chart in North America, with 10,394 plays in one week, until its record was broken by Leona Lewis's "Bleeding Love", which was also co-written by Tedder. The song was a major hit internationally, reaching number one in 16 countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Turkey, and the Netherlands, as well as staying at number one for eight consecutive weeks on the Billboard Pop 100 chart. The song peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, staying in the top-10 for 25 weeks, and spent 13 weeks at number one in Canada.[

"Apologize" earned the band a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and was ranked number 50 on the list of the Billboard Hot 100's All-Time Top Songs list from the chart's first 50 years. It spent 25 consecutive weeks in the top 10, the longest stay there for any song since "Smooth" by Santana, which spent 30 weeks in 1999. It was also ranked number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade.[4] It was OneRepublic's biggest hit single in the United States until "Counting Stars" was released in 2013.

    Release Date: 2006


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Various Arrangers : Modern Pop : Mixed 5-8 Parts : Sheet Music

Various Arrangers : Modern Pop

Coldplay's biggest hit to date "Viva La Vida", this pop juggernaut manages to marry sweeping melodies with repetitive textures reminiscent of Steve Reich of Phillip Glass-esque minimalism. The rich overlapping vocal lines split into as many as nine different parts at times (in addition to the Tenor solo), but the repeating patterns keep it from being challenging. "Fix You" was also recorded by the English alternative band Coldplay, this song explores themes of grief and comfort as it gradually builds to an emotional high point. This a cappella setting intensifies the emotion through powerful vocal writing. A challenging work, but impressive! The 2008 mega-hit "Mercy" by Duffy revives the classic Motown sound, complete with sassy "hoo hoo's" and "uh-uh" and "yeah, yeah, yeah's." The solo is perfect for soprano or alto, and although the end result is full and powerful, this arrangement is surprisingly easy to learn and sing. "I'm Yours" was one of the biggest pop songs of 2008, this arrangement features a tenor solo supported by a six part vocal-instrumental texture, weaving together in a light reggae feel that supports the original's sweet harmonies. The haunting ballad "Apologize" was a #1 hit in 16 countries, including the U.S., making it one of the biggest songs of 20e8. The setting is in the contemporary collegiate a cappella style, featuring simple lines layered into a complex, rich interwoven texture, supporting a gorgeous tenor solo.

Songlist: Apologize, I'm Yours, Mercy, Viva La Vida, Fix You

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Voicing: Mixed 5-8 Parts | 7211b | Sheet Music | $8.95 | A Cappella


Various Arrangers : The Sing-Off Songbook : Solo : Songbook : 884088579975 : 1458406520 : 00313562

Various Arrangers : The Sing-Off Songbook

Recreate the performances of your favorite a cappella groups from the show with these complete keyboard arrangements. Chord symbols, lead vocal lines, and full vocal harmonies provide pianists and vocalists with everything they need!

Songlist: Apologize, Baby, Cooler Than Me, Creep, Final Countdown, Good Girls Go Bad, Grace Kelly, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, I've Got The Music In Me, Landslide, Mercy, Mr. Blue Sky, Put A Little Love In Your Heart, Take A Bow, 21 Guns, Under Pressure, Use Somebody, With A Little Help From My Friends

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Voicing: Solo | 7337b | Songbook | $15.95


Various : Pop Hits : Solo : Songbook : 888680723255 : 1540015122 : 00255806

Various : Pop Hits

The Vocal Sheet Music series is an exciting new series for singers, featuring authentic piano accompaniments and custom guitar chord diagrams, tailored to each song's unique chord progressions and designed to provide realistic support. 33 contemporary pop songs are included in this volume.

Songlist: Stay With Me, Beautiful, Love Song, Hello, Someone Like You, All Of Me, Because Of You, Breathe, Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me), A Thousand Miles, Clocks, Apologize, She Will Be Loved, 100 Years, If I Ain't Got You, Somewhere Only We Know, Chasing Cars, If I Were A Boy, Rise Up, A Thousand Years, Just Give Me A Reason, When I Was Your Man, Roar, Royals, Say Something, Thinking Out Loud, Like I'm Gonna Lose You, 7 Years, Lost Boy, Say You Won't Let Go, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 40589b | Songbook | $19.95 | Singer & Piano/Guitar


Individual Folios

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Apologize : SATB divisi : Deke Sharon : Timberland : Songbook : 08749899 : 884088349622

Deke Sharon : Apologize

This haunting ballad was a #1 hit in 16 countries, including the U.S., making it one of the biggest songs of 2008. The setting is in the contemporary collegiate a cappella style, featuring simple lines layered into a complex, rich interwoven texture, supporting a gorgeous tenor solo.

Arranger: Deke Sharon Performed By: Timberland

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Voicing: SATB divisi | Sheet Music | $2.25 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08749899

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