| Single by Aly & AJ|
from the album Into the Rush
|Released|| October 14, 2005|
(see release history)
|Format|| Digital download|
Radio Disney single
|Record label||Hollywood Records|
|Writer(s)|| Alyson Michalka|
|Producer||Dan James, Leah Haywood|
|Aly & AJ minor singles chronology|
"Rush" is pop song recorded by American teen pop duo Aly & AJ for their debut album Into the Rush. The track was released as their first official single nationwide by their label Hollywood Records. It was first released to promote the Disney Channel Original Movie Twitches on Radio Disney (October 2005), but later grew to be become extremely popular, which led to a mainstream release in February 2006.
Track listings and formats
|Digital download/Promo CD (U.S., October 14, 2005)|
|Digital download 2 (U.S., July 11, 2006)|
|2.||"Radio Disney Exclusive Interview"||2:03|
|Digital EP (Australia, November 25, 2006)|
|2.||"Never Far Behind"||3:21|
|3.||"On the Ride"||3:31|
There are two different versions of the video. The first version, released by Disney only, included scenes from Aly & AJ's first concert and scenes from Twitches. The second version was directed by Marc Webb and premiered on February 15, 2006. It portrays the sisters traveling. They also go to a beach, a campsite and a bazaar. They start playing the guitar and they set out a bowl for some money. They get a lot of money so they are able to buy a tape recorder and microphones. The video ends as they perform the song in the house and as they walk away to the beach.
"Rush" is Aly & AJ's first single that was a commercial success in the United States. When it was initially released, it was able to chart on Billboard's Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs. The following February, when it was re-released, it managed to make it on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 59 and staying on the chart for a total of 11 weeks. To date the single has reached over 900,000 digital downloads and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The music video for the song debuted at #2 on MTV's Total Request Live, remaining on it for 8 non-consecutive weeks.
|Chart (2006)||Peak position|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||59|
|U.S. Billboard Pop 100||44|
|October 14, 2005||United States||Digital download + Radio Disney||Hollywood Records|
|February 28, 2006||Mainstream radio|
|July 11, 2006||Digital download1|
|November 25, 2006||Australia||Digital single + EP|
- 1: Digital release with "Radio Disney Exclusive Interview" as second track.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!
- ↑ http://www.freehandmusic.com/ProductDetail.aspx?prodid=389436
- ↑ Aly & AJ "Rush" Digital download
- ↑ Aly & AJ "Rush (Radio Disney Interview)" Digital download 2
- ↑ Aly & AJ "Rush" Australian EP
- ↑ http://www.mtv.com/videos/aly-aj/74803/rush.jhtml#artist=1910803
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 US Charts