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Album name:Grace Kelly (CD Single)

'Grace Kelly' is a song by Mika released for download on 9 January 2007. Produced and mixed by Greg Wells, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at number three (#3) and the UK Official Download Chart at number one (#1). One week later, it jumped to the top position, despite still being available on downloads only. The track was number one in the UK Singles Chart for the 5 weeks to and including 18 February 2007. In the U.S., 'Grace Kelly' was made available for digital download on 16 January 2007. This song was also #89 on MTV Asia's list of Top 100 Hits of 2007.[1], and ended 2007 as the years 3rd biggest-selling single in the UK[2]

It was designed to be a mocking satire of musicians who try to reinvent themselves to be popular. It is titled after Grace Kelly, an Academy Award-winning American film, stage actress and Princess of Monaco. Mika claims the song was inspired after a bad experience with a record company executive. The lyric 'So I tried a little Freddie' is a reference to Queen's Freddie Mercury, to whose singing voice Mika's has been compared.[3] On at least one occasion, Mika admitted that he borrowed the main melody from Figaro's famous aria Largo al factotum in the opera The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini.[4]

The song was featured in a season two episode of The Hills and a season one episode of Ugly Betty. It is also part of the soundtrack in the recent movie Knocked Up, and was used in a Turkish Coca-Cola ad and in an Israeli ad of 'Misdar Zihoi'. The chorus of the song is used on the Disney Cinemagic channel during a trailer. Different clips from various Disney films being aired on the channel that month are shown, with each clip reflecting a similar emotion to that being described in the chorus of the song. The song is also used in a trailer for the movie I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.

Mika performed the song at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 in Munich.