The history of the song in facts - God gave me everything (2001)
"God Gave Me Everything" is the fourth track and single from English singer-songwriter Mick Jagger's fourth solo album Goddess in the Doorway. The single peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and was rated 3 out of 5 stars on AllMusic.
Some facts about the song:
- Lenny Kravitz helped Jagger write and release the song "God Gave Me Everything"and also played the guitar part on the song. Kravitz often referenced The Rolling Stones in the game.
- It was the first single since "Goddess In The Doorway", which was Jagger's first solo album in 1993. The spirituality of the Rolling Stones vocalist is almost unknown, but on this track he is very open about his feelings for God.
- The song was presented on the radio in November 2001, but it appeared on the Internet only on October 23, which is why it will be able to qualify for the Grammy only next year. It was one of the first songs sold via internet download and cost 3.49 $ from Liquid Audio, which was the first company to provide this technology (long before iTunes). Along with Lenny Kravitz's Dig In, it was also the debut album. Virgin Recordssold over the internet.
- Jagger played this song in a small club in Los Angeles a week before a documentary film about his life called "Being Mick", which was broadcast airing on ABC. He performed at the club twice so they could use the footage in the documentary. The film was broadcast on Thanksgiving Day in 2001.
- As part of promoting Jagger's documentary, ABC released a music video for the song, mixing it with football clips during a hiatus. Monday Night Football .
- The song can be heard in the movie "Bruce Almighty" (2003)
- The video was directed by Mark Romanek, who also directed Kravitz's "Are You Gonna Go My Way" video. Kravitz and Jagger wore cameras attached to their bodies. Cameras moved around to capture unique footage. This method can be seen in many films, including "Evil streets" And " Requiem for a Dream" .