All 4 One - I Swear(#ad)
"I Swear" is a ballad written by Frank J. Myers and Gary Baker. John Michael Montgomery initially released the song at the beginning of the year 1994.
It became a No. 1 single on the US Hot Country Singles and Tracks, for the American Country music star and his version of the song climbed up to number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100.
A few months later, the song was covered by an American pop group All-4-One, and it achieved remarkable success in many countries.
All-4-One is an American male R&B group who are best known for the hit single “I Swear.” The group is composed of Delious Kennedy, Jamie Jones, Tony Borowiak, and Alfred Nevarez.
The group is based in the Greater LA Area, but the members are from Antelope Valley and Mojave, California. The group is estimated to have sold over 22 million records worldwide.
The song "I Swear" is the song that brought the group to the limelight and is their best single up to today. Their version was produced by David Foster.
This version hit number one in numerous countries including at the Billboard Hot 100 where it remained for 11 consecutive weeks.
It peaked at No 2 on the UK Singles Chart and stayed there for 7 weeks. The All-4-One version of the song "I Swear" is different from the original one in the second verse.
The line “And where there’s silver in your hair” was replaced with “And when just the two of us are there”.
This version of the song made it's way on the Billboard’s All-Time Top 100 Songs list at number 88.
The music video for the song which has more than 10 million views on YouTube, was produced to promote the single. It shows the group members hanging on a rooftop until they spot a woman.