"My Heart Takes Over" is the third and final single released from girl-group The Saturdays' third studio album, On Your Radar. The single is their twelfth single released to date. The single was released on 13 November 2011. The song was written by Ina Wroldsen and Steve Mac. The song was also produced by Steve Mac. It debuted at number 15 in the UK singles chart on the 20th of November 2011. It is their second single to chart outside of the top 10, and currently stands as their worst selling single, failing to reach over 100,000 sales, which all their previous singles has successfully done. The Saturdays compare the song to a wintry version of "Missing You"


 [hide] *1 Promotion & Live Performances

[edit]Promotion & Live PerformancesEdit

There was less promotion for this single, than previous, due to Una Healy being pregnant at the time, and with tour rehearsals for the "All Fired Up Tour" taking place throughout November. However, on the 1st November 2011, the band performed the track in the centre of Oxford Streetduring the Christmas Lights Switch On. Following this, on 18th November 2011 The Saturdays performed the song at the Children in Need event, as well as on Loose Women and Daybreakthe following week.

The band also performed the track during the "All Fired Up Tour" which took place throughout December. The tour was used as a key source of promotion for the song, and the album, On Your Radar. On tour, the band performed the song in female Santa Claus outfit, whilst filling the arenas, such as Wembley Arena with snow.

[edit]Music VideoEdit

[1][2]The Saturdays in the music video for "My Heart Takes Over" (2011)The girls flew over to Iceland on the 30th September 2011 to shoot the music video for the song[1], which was directed by Elisha Smith-Leverock. A 57 second teaser was released ontoYoutube on the 10th October 2011 [2] and finally the full video premiered on Vevo on the 11th October 2011[3] After Frankie Sandford came back from shooting the video, she then became seriously ill with Pneumonia. She feared that she may never be able to sing again.[4]

[edit]Track listingEdit

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "My Heart Takes Over" (Radio Edit) 3:44
2. "My Heart Takes Over" (Karaoke Version) 4:08
3. "So Stupid" 3:22
4. "My Heart Takes Over" (Rokstone Mix) 3:55
CD Single
No. Title Length
1. "My Heart Takes Over" (Radio Edit) 3:44
2. "So Stupid" 3:22

[edit]Chart performanceEdit

Chart (2011) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 31
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[6] 8
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 15

[edit]Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom[8] 13 November 2011 Digital Download Polydor Records