[5] Lulu and the Lampshades was the first musical act to use the cup game as the song's percussion. [27] Cat Williams of Entertainment Tonight Canada described it as an "epic music mashup". [37], Douglas Wolk of Time magazine placed the song at number nine on his end-of-year list, saying Kendrick's version has a "terrific arrangement" and gets "bonus points for being a hit single that's just over two minutes long". [51] "Cups (When I'm Gone)" topped the Adult Contemporary chart for three weeks before being displaced by Katy Perry's "Roar". [16][17] The composition of "Cups" is credited to A. P. Carter and Luisa Gerstein. Kendrick first performed "Cups" as a part of the 2012 musical comedy Pitch Perfect during her character's audition scene. Then Anna Burden made her own version, from which Anna Kendrick learned the routine. "When I'm Gone" was covered by freestyle singer Rockell in 1999, as her fourth overall single and last single off her 1998 debut album, What Are You Lookin' At?.. Carter and was first released by The Carter Family in 1931. The song was one of the last records Mary Wells recorded while at Motown. [53] It shows Kendrick looking around the room in disbelief before breathing heavily. Around the same time, Republic senior VP and head of radio and video promotion David Nathan promoted the track by saying, "Anyone that has a preteen knows 'Cups'. '90" and "Cups (When I'm Gone)". Watch official video, print or … [4], Anna Kendrick first performed her version of the song as a part of the 2012 American musical comedy film Pitch Perfect. '90" and "Cups (When I'm Gone)" was released on November 21, 2017, with the title "Freedom! ", "Listen: Anna Kendrick's 'Cups' from 'Pitch Perfect' heads to radio ahead of potential cast reunion", "Anna Kendrick's 'Pitch Perfect' song 'Cups' has been remixed for mainstream radio -- Listen", "Anna Kendrick's 'Pitch Perfect' cups song gets UK single release date", "Anna Kendrick's 'Cups' from 'Pitch Perfect' gets official UK release", "The 'Pitch Perfect 2' Ladies' New Version of the 'Cups' Song Will Make You Cry", "Watch the 'Pitch Perfect' Ladies Perform an Aca-Amazing Version of 'Cups' in New Sequel Clip", "Pitch Perfect 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Various Artists on iTunes", "The Stars of Pitch Perfect 3 Team Up With The Voice Participants in a Seamless Mash-Up, 'Freedom! In the United Kingdom, the song spent two weeks on the singles chart, peaking at number 71 on the chart dated January 19, 2013. Mary Wells exit and Brenda Holloway's arrival. You have requested the file: Name: Ben Murphy - When I'm Gone (Original Mix).mp3 Size: 16.44 MB Uploaded: 05-10-2020 12:01 Last download: 13-11-2020 20:33 [48], Prior to the song's release as a single in March 2013, "Cups (When I'm Gone)" debuted at number 93 on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending on January 12, 2013. [4] Sixty-nine percent of its chart points were from digital sales while thirty-one percent came from streaming, and 0 percent came from radio. "When I'm Gone" also commonly known by its longer title "You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone", is a popular song written by A. P. Carter and was recorded in 1931 by the Carter Family (not to be confused with their 1928 song "Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?"). Lyrics and background. [56], "Cups (When I'm Gone)" debuted on the US Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart at number 40 after Republic Records released the remix of the track. Wells' version was released to the Motown compilation album, Vintage Stock. [3][4] "When I'm Gone" was soon referred to as "The Cup Song". [22][65][66] It was released on April 12, 2013, via Kendrick's YouTube channel. [63] The song was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) for shipments of over 70,000 copies in the country.[64]. [71] She puts the cup down and washes her hands while taking a plate of food from the chef and walking out into the dining area, where the customers start drumming their cups in various ways on their tables.[72]. Kendrick said she had no idea the song would be used for Pitch Perfect. And we had this little collection of like a dozen cups to try once we actually got to that location and I could test them out on that stage. It was released on December 6, 2005, the same day as the album was released, as the lead single. 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