"Mr. Wendal" is the title of a song recorded by rap group Arrested Development in 1992, from their most commercially successful album, 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of....
The song reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, which is one of their highest positions, and, a month earlier, reached #4 in the UK Singles Chart, continuing the group's string of hits in both countries.
During a performance of the song in 1993, members of the homeless community were invited on stage during the performance, furthering the message of the song.
The song was written about the plight of the homeless and encourages people not to ignore them just because of their status or how they look.
The song's music video was directed by Keith Ward.
Charts and sales
- ^ a b c d "The Real Thing", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
- ^ "2 Unlimited singles, German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
- ^ Search for Irish peaks
- ^ "The Real Thing", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)