Too Much, Too Little, Too Late [Bonus Track] Johnny Mathis. [83] The soccer scenes were filmed at East Los Angeles College's football stadium, while other scenes were split between Universal Studios and a home in Hollywood, California,[84] which was located near Highway 10. Originally, a contest sponsored by JoJo's label and street team would've allowed a fan onto the set of the video to interview her personally on May 19 in Los Angeles but was cancelled at the last minute. [12] On October 17, 2006, the singer performed "Too Little Too Late" live on both The Today Show and TRL. He then learns that JoJo had decided not to attend the game to which she had been invited in the first place. [76] Shortly after the success of "Too Little Too Late", JoJo entered a decade-long period of disputes with her then-record labels Da Family and Blackground Records,[77] during which she struggled to release music due to contractual restrictions. Listen to Too Little, Too Late song in high quality & download Too Little, Too Late song … Too Little, Too Late (Single) Album has 1 song sung by Jojo. Tuning: E A D G B E. Author Sparky22 [a] 451. [35] Lyrically, the song explores some mature concepts, such as the line "you don't like me, you just like the chase. We'll serve them as a dish; A dish fit for the gods, Fit for the gods! Too Little, Too Late Album has 1 song sung by Jojo. You look so good at first when I didn't know your name But to took me by surprise you made me feel so strange Your voice is just a noice and it's playing in reverse And every single word you say only makes it worse [84] In the video's finale, rain begins to pour on the game. [11] The singer claims she wanted to record the song as soon as she heard it for the first time,[12] elaborating, "When my team heard that song, they knew I could hit the sweet spot, musically and in terms of subject matter. As the song begins, it shows JoJo spending much of her time staring outside through her bedroom window, pondering the situation as rain falls. Last edit on Nov 05, 2020. It was written by Billy Steinberg, Josh Alexander and Ruth-Anne Cunningham, and produced by the former two with Da Family Records founder Vincent Herbert. 1, which seamlessly loops an excerpt of the song's hook. "[59] Similarly, Samara Gould of The Odyssey remarked, "Although she may be MIA today, this song was definitely a hit during the 'tween years. [85] Zaher described the filming process as "pretty intense", recalling that he and JoJo spent much time taking pictures wearing different clothing to give off the impression that they had been a couple for quite some time, in addition to visiting various tourist attractions. So there’s a lot more gratification in writing a song for an artist like JoJo that radio embraces. [29] JoJo included the song in her set list of her 2015 "I Am JoJo Tour". "[4] Based on this revelation, Steinberg and Alexander decided that they would be writing more pop-R&B songs upon hearing feedback from listeners complimenting them that "'Too Little Too Late' is more of a real song and not just a record. By October 2006, the music video had been number one on iTunes, Yahoo and AOL. [61] In 2016, GQ's Lauren Larson crowned "Too Little Too Late" the "breakup ballad of the decade. "[83] Despite this, Zaher does not regret participating in the video, insisting that it was a "great experience". The couple talk and David finally invites JoJo to go to an important soccer game for his team this Saturday. [4] In regards his musical style, JoJo described Steinberg as "more of a classic writer and producer. When "Too Little Too Late" rose from number 66 to number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it broke singer Mariah Carey's record for the largest jump to a top-three spot in the chart's history, which Carey had previously achieved with her 2001 single "Loverboy". [28][83] JoJo had decided against casting a professional actor or model as her love interest in the music video, feeling that hiring an untrained performer would offer "more of a real feel to the video". © Gamma Gaana Ltd. 2021, All Rights Reserved, {"source":2,"source_id":"39499","object_type":2,"id":"39499","status":"0","title":"Too Little, Too Late (Single)","trackcount":"1","track_ids":"267247","objtype":2,"share_url":"\/album\/too-little-too-late","albumartwork":"https:\/\/a10.gaanacdn.com\/images\/albums\/99\/39499\/crop_80x80_39499.jpg","artist":{"artist_id":"83362","name":"adam wilson,billy steinberg,brendon james,josh alexander,ruth anne cunningham,tom welham,will south","ar_click_url":"\/artist\/adam-wilsonbilly-steinbergbrendon-jamesjosh-alexanderruth-anne-cunninghamtom-welhamwill-south"},"artistAll":[{"artist_id":"69","name":"Jojo","ar_click_url":"\/artist\/jojo"}],"premium_content":"0","release_date":"Feb 13, 2007","duration":"03:41","language":"English","is_premium":null}, adam wilson,billy steinberg,brendon james,josh alexander,ruth anne cunningham,tom welham,will south, Released by Blackground / Interscope | Feb 2007 | 1 Tracks. This will leave a lasting mark in Hong Kong’s history.” Her RV co-star Robin Williams and his daughter Zelda appeared in the photos and in footage featured in the "Lights, Camera, Action (Behind the Scenes of the Video Shoot)" section on the Target exclusive The High Road bonus DVD. [17] That same year, a CD single was released in Europe that, in addition to the main track, includes an instrumental version, two remixes ("Full Phatt Remix Feat Tah Mac" and "Full Phat Remix"), and the music video. "[10] Writing for AllMusic, Matt Collar called the single "ridiculously overwrought and utterly addictive". "[41] According to The Guardian music critic Jude Rogers, the cover was part of the band's effort to make their live performances more enjoyable to audiences "when you're a man in your late 20s who can't hide behind a persona. [9], Two years followed before the song was finally recorded,[7] during which the songwriters had considered giving it to girl group The Pussycat Dolls. Too little too late," Chief Minister Amarinder Singh tweeted. At one point, David declines a phone call from JoJo before proceeding to flirt with other girls at a party. In a more lukewarm review, Evan Sawdey from PopMatters described the track as "appropriately melodramatic," drawing similarities between it and JoJo's debut single "Leave (Get Out)" only "without the angry chorus". [4] Blackground then flew Steinberg and Alexander out to New York, where they began producing the track before recording JoJo's vocal's in September 2005. She walks around the room looking at photos, reminiscing about the time they spent together and how generally ungrateful he was. Medium contributor Jane Hu opined that "You could not dream up a more perfect pop track", writing "there’s something about 'Too Little Too Late' that continues to exemplify everything I want from the [pop music] genre", praising JoJo's mature vocals and the relatability of the song to anyone who becomes involved in a bad relationship between the ages of 15 and 25. The world premiere of "Too Little Too Late" was on July 17 on AOL Music's First View. Billboard Hot 100 pop chart, Adult Contemporary chart, and … [55] Cunningham won an ASCAP songwriting award for her contributions to the song.[7]. [37] In 2007, "Too Little Too Late" earned JoJo a Boston Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year. The song broke the record for biggest jump into the top three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (#66 to #3) in one week. It was written by Billy Steinberg, Josh Alexander and Ruth-Anne Cunningham, and produced by the former two with Da Family Records founder Vincent Herbert. 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