That Man

Caro Emerald

About That Man

"That Man" is a single by Dutch jazz and pop-swing singer Caro Emerald. It was released on 14 May 2010 as a Digital download as the third single from the album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor in the Netherlands, while it was released on 2 December 2011 as a CD single and as a Digital download as the fourth single from the album in Germany.


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Caro Emerald

Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw (b. 26 April 1981 in Amsterdam), best known by her stage name, Caro Emerald, is a Dutch jazz singer. She debuted on 6 July 2009 with her single "Back It Up". Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor set a new all-time chart record on 20 August 2010, spending its 30th week at number one on the Dutch album chart, beating the previous record set by Michael Jackson's Thriller by one week. The album has become the biggest selling album of 2010 in the Netherlands, selling over 300,000 copies so far. In total more than a million copies have been sold so far. On 3 October 2010, Van der Leeuw was awarded the Dutch Music Prize "Edison Award" for Best Female Artist. more »

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10 facts about this song

"That Man" by Caro Emerald is a mixture of genres, blending pop, jazz, and swing to create a distinct, vintage-inspired sound.
Release Date
The song was officially released on May 14, 2010.
It is included in her debut studio album, "Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor."
Song Inspiration
Caro Emerald stated in interviews that her music, including "That Man", is primarily influenced by films, visuals and short stories.
Billboard Performance
"That Man" enjoyed considerable success on the charts, reaching number 1 on the US Billboard Jazz Songs chart.
Music Video
The song has a creative and flashy music video that is reflective of the song's energetic and jazzy nature. It comprises of a 1950s inspired theme with Emerald performing with her band in a vintage-style nightclub.
Debut Success
That Man" and other songs on her debut album made Caro Emerald the first Dutch artist to have a number 1 album in the UK Album charts.
Cover Version
In 2013, the song was recorded by American actress and singer Lea Michele for the TV show "Glee."
Live Performances
Caro Emerald has performed "That Man" on numerous live performances globally, including at the North Sea Jazz Festival.
The song was co-written by Caro Emerald, Vince Degiorgio, David Schreurs, and Jan van Wieringen.

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