Somebody's me - Enrique Iglesias Guitar Instrumental (Cover)

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"Somebody's Me" is the second single released from Enrique Iglesias's fourth English studio album, Insomniac. Along with the Spanish version of the song, "Alguien Soy Yo", it was released as a CD single exclusively in Mexico and Latin America on December 10, 2007. The single found success in the USA, Canada and Latin America.

Iglesias sang the song during his "For the Fans" tour of club venues.. The song showed that to be a hit with fans.Actually the song was not to be the second single from Insomniac. Several articles about the album cited it as the second single and was confirmed by Iglesias in several talks. The first that "Somebody's Me" would be chosen instead came during an appearance by Iglesias on MTV's Total Request Live. The singer stated that either Push or Somebody's Me would be the next single for the US and that he and his management would be looking .The decision to release the track was met with mixed reply's from fans. While many thought the song was good, there was concern that the romantic ballad would struggle to catch on in the increasingly R&B and Hip Hop dominated music market. The choice proved confusing to many who observed that Push fared better on fan polls of what should be the second single.

The song did not fare well on CHR missing the Billboard Hot 100 though after a while did much better on AC radio were it went Top Twenty. Iglesias promoted the song on a number on television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Regis & Kelly, Mike & Juliet and made his first soap opera debut performing the song on The Young and the Restless. The song was also featured during Iglesias's guest appearance on How I Met Your Mother. In July 2007, Iglesias appeared on Canadian Idol in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His first appearance on the show was to coach the Top Eight contestants followed by his second appearance to perform Somebody's Me from Insomniac and his .His performance was strongly received by both the audience and judges. The song was released in Europe as the third single from Insomniac releasing the song to radio and music television stations. The single have received strong airplay on many countries, like in Finland, Liethuania, of success of previous single, Tired of Being Sorry.