Maroon 5 – If I Never See Your Face Again Featuring Rihanna Review
“If I Never See Your Face Again” is recorded by Maroon 5 and taken from their second studio album “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. It was released on 8 May, 2008 by A&M/Octone Records. The song also features vocals from Barbadian singer-songwriter “Rihanna“. It was co-produced by Maroon 5, Mark Stent, Mark Endert, Mike Elizondo and Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, and written by James Valentine and Adam Levine. The music video premiered on 2 May, 2008 and was directed by Anthony Mandler.
Jerome Blakeney from “BBC” reviewed that “this song and single ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’ are the key factors for the success of this album”. Bill Lamb wrote that “the song is totally inspired by British jazz and funk”.
“If I Never See Your Face Again” ranked at number 11 on the ARIA Singles Chart, at number 55 on the Ö3 Austria Top 40 Chart, at number 18 on the Belgian Ultratip Flanders Chart, at number 12 on the Canadian Hot 100, at number 31 on the Denmark Tracklisten Chart, at number 59 on the European Hot 100 Singles, at number 15 on the Italian FIMI Singles Chart, at number 97 on the Japan Hot 100, at number 35 on the Dutch Top 40 Chart, at number 28 on the UK Singles Chart, at number 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 30 on the Billboard Pop Songs Chart.