“You’re Not Alone” is a song composed by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. The song was released as the fifth and final single from Stryder’s second studio album, Catch 22 on 2 November 2009. On the week of the album’s release, the track charted at No. 50 in the UK, based mostly on hype around the track which had received its first play on the BBC Radio 1 chart show the previous week. Tinchy Stryder performed the song at the MOBO Awards 2009 on 30 September, it then entered the top 40 on the UK Singles Chart on 10 October 2009 at number 32, next week on 17 October it climbed to number 14 in the UK, it dropped to number 15 in its 3rd week in the UK top 40. The song interpolates “You’re Not Alone”, a hit in 1997 for the band Olive. Olive claimed in an interview they would hope Tinchy Stryder would return the favour and collaborate with them on a song for their upcoming album. The song samples Leona Lewis’ Run which in turn is a cover of the original performed by Snow Patrol.
“Take Me Back” is a song by British rapper Tinchy Stryder featuring vocals from Taio Cruz, produced by Fraser T Smith. The song features on Stryder’s album Catch 22 and was released as the album’s second single on 19 January 2009. The music video features both Tinchy Stryder and Taio Cruz in various black and white backgrounds as well as in front of cars, large dogs and women dancing in swim costumes.
“Take the World” is a promotional single released by rapper Tinchy Stryder from this third studio album, Third Strike. The song was co-written by Takeover Entertainment singer-songwriter Ayak Thiik, and produced by TMS who also produced the promotional single Gangsta?. It features vocals from Roc Nation recording artist Bridget Kelly. British singer Cherri V performs Kelly’s part when the song is performed live. Prior to the song being recorded, Bridget Kelly had in the past regularly filled in for Alicia Keys when performing the song Empire State of Mind with Jay-Z.
“Stryderman” is the lead single from recording artist Tinchy Stryder’s second studio album, Catch 22. The single was released on July 20, 2008. The single received placement on BBC Radio 1’s C Playlist and eventually debuted at number 73 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Stryder’s first single to chart on the UK Singles Chart.
Gavin Martin of The Mirror gave the song the following review: “Wearing his mean, East London street cred on his sleeve, Tinchy, aka Kwasi Danquah III, is an independently-marketed star who’s built a reputation selling own-brand T-shirts, appearing on Mike Skinner records, and has the support of rap power broker DJ Tim Westwood. So far, so predictable, an impression compounded by the workaday sound – dirty buzz bass to the fore, and standard ghetto superhero boasting. Easy, Stryder.”
“Spaceship” is a single by recording artist Tinchy Stryder and hip hop vocalist Dappy. It was meant to be the first single released from his fourth studio album entitled, Full Tank but Full Tank was scrapped making it a non-album single. It was released on 12 June 2011 as a digital download. The single features vocals from Rapper/singer Dappy of N-Dubz, as well as uncredited back up vocals from Tulisa Contostavlos, also from N-Dubz. This is Tinchy Stryder’s first top five single since 2009.
“Something About Your Smile” is a single by grime vocalist Tinchy Stryder, released as the second single from his debut album, Star in the Hood on 6 August 2007. The song features guest vocals from British singer-songwriter, Cylena Cymone, and despite not being a true grime track, it was well received by the grime scene. The song was composed by Stryder, and written by Cylena Cymone and DaVinChe, and produced by DaVinChe.
“Second Chance” is a single by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. It is the second single from his third studio album Third Strike. It was released on 31 October 2010 as a digital download and on 1 November 2010 as a physical single. The song also features vocals from singer Taio Cruz. A music video was made for the single and was premiered on Tinchy Stryder’s YouTube channel on 24 September 2010.
“Off the Record” is a song by British rapper Tinchy Stryder. The song features Scottish music producers Calvin Harris and Matt Burns (credited as BURNS). It was meant to be the second single from his fourth studio album, entitled Full Tank, but Full Tank was scrapped, so it became a non-album single. It was released on 4 November 2011 as a digital download. The song was co-written by Stryder and the production trio TMS, and was co-produced by Calvin Harris and BURNS, in August 2011. The single had its debut in BBC Radio 1Xtra’s on 15 September 2011. The song peaked at number 24 on the UK Singles Chart. It is most notable for its appearance on the compilation album Now 80.
“Number 1” is a song composed by Tinchy Stryder featuring vocals from Dappy of N-Dubz, and co-written by Dappy, James Lavelle and Fraser T Smith, who is responsible for the production, from Tinchy Stryder’s second studio album, Catch 22. The song was released as a single on 20 April 2009 from Tinchy Stryder’s studio album Catch 22 and a remix was later included on N-Dubz’s second studio album, Against All Odds.
The version released as a single and included on Catch 22 features verses by Dappy and Stryder only; however, the version that appears on Against All Odds features new verses by Tulisa Contostavlos and Fazer. “Number 1” topped the UK Singles Chart, a position it maintained for three weeks. Internationally, the song also topped the charts in the Republic of Ireland as well as peaking within the top forty of the charts in Denmark. It is notably the first – and so far only – song in music history entitled “Number 1” to actually peak at number one on any national singles chart in the world.
“Never Leave You” is a song composed and performed by Tinchy Stryder. The song, written by Taio Cruz is the fourth single from Stryder’s second studio album, Catch 22 as a digital download on 2 August 2009 and then as a CD single on 3 August 2009. It features guest vocals by Amelle Berrabah, a member of British girl group, the Sugababes and received airplay on many radio stations in the UK including BBC 1Xtra. “Never Leave You” has also reached “The A-List” on the BBC Radio 1 playlist. The music video was released on Stryder’s official website on 24 June 2009. On 9 August 2009, “Never Leave You” debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.
“Mainstream Money” is the third and final single from grime vocalist Tinchy Stryder’s debut album, Star in the Hood. The single was released in November 2007. The song was written and produced by renowned grime music producer Maniac, who has claimed that the instrumental for the track is the one he is most proud of. The song was also notable for being heard on the BBC soap “EastEnders” several times in late 2007. The track “Sorry, You Are?” was also released as part of the single. It features vocals from fellow rapper Chipmunk, and later featured as a hidden track on Star in the Hood, and also appeared on Cloud 9: The EP.
“Let It Rain” is a single by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. The song was produced by Takeover Entertainment producer Nathan Retro. It is the third and final single from his third studio album Third Strike, and It was released on 24 January 2011 as a digital download. The single also features vocals from Grammy Award winning singer Melanie Fiona and has thus far peaked at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart.
“In My System” is a single by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. It was the first single from his third studio album Third Strike. It was released on August 8, 2010 as a digital download and on August 9, 2010 as a CD single. The single features uncredited vocals from co-writer Ayak Thiik.
Robert Copsey of Digital Spy gave the song a positive review stating: “[Stryder’s] latest effort picks up smoothly where last year’s ‘You’re Not Alone’ left off. Thankfully, its combination of relatable rhymes and hazy summer synths ensure his formula remains both timely and fresh, resulting in another surefire radio smash.”
A music video was made for the single and was filmed in Barbados & features label-mate and good friend Jodie Connor. It premiered on Tinchy Stryder’s YouTube channel on 28 June 2010.
“Help Me” is a song by recording artist Tinchy Stryder, and was released on 30 September 2012, as the fourth single from his scrapped fourth album: Full Tank. Full Tank was scrapped so Help Me became a non-album single. The song, produced by Art Bastian, was written by Tinchy Stryder, Camille Purcell and Ollie Jacobs, and features uncredited vocals by Camille Purcell.
A music video was made for “Help Me”, and it was filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana. The accompanying music video sees Tinchy Stryder performing the track in a poverty-stricken neighbourhood.
Other scenes focus on Christian iconography, statues and buildings, directly representing the chorus’s lyrics of “God, help me”.
“Gangsta?” is a song by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. It was released as a promotional single on May 28, 2010. It was produced by TMS and co-written by Stryder and TMS, and included on Stryder’s third studio album, Third Strike. It charted at number sixty-seven on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Stryder’s second song to chart outside the UK top 40, since the single Stryderman from his second solo studio album, Catch 22 charting at seventy-three.
“Game Over” is a song by Tinchy Stryder, released as a promotional single from his third studio album Third Strike. The song features vocals from Example, Giggs, Devlin, Chipmunk, Professor Green and Tinie Tempah, who each have their own verse. It was released on 15 November 2010 via digital download. An official remix featuring Ghetts, Slix, Griminal, Dot Rotten, Fuda Guy, Wretch 32, Roachee, Maxsta & Tinchy Stryder, can be found with a video on YouTube.
“Famous” is a song by Tinchy Stryder, released as a promotional single from his third solo studio album, Third Strike. The song was also included on Stryder’s fourth extended play, III EP. The song was written and produced by Australian producer Israel Cruz.
A music video was made for the song, and directed by Tinchy Stryder and music video director Luke Monaghan, who also was one of the three directors of the video for Stryder’s 2011 hit single Spaceship, and was uploaded to Tinchy Stryder’s official YouTube channel on Thursday, 11 November 2010, at a total length of four minutes and eight seconds. The video was filmed in a Jet Center, and finds Stryder chopping out his rhymes and boasting, over “harsh lurching beats and heavy riffs, about “how people are jealous of him because he’s famous”, a line which he bellows at every opportunity, whilst the film camera is closely fixed on his every movement throughout the length of the video.
“Bright Lights” is a single by recording artist Tinchy Stryder. The song is a collaboration with British singer-songwriter Pixie Lott. It was meant to be the third official single taken from his fourth studio album Full Tank, but Full Tank was scrapped, making it a non-album single. It was released on 2 March 2012 as a digital download. The single was co-written by Pixie Lott and Jarrad Rogers, and was produced by Jarrad Rogers.