Afterglow (Wilkinson song)

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"Afterglow"
Single by Wilkinson
from the album Lazers Not Included
B-side "Perforation"
Released 13 October 2013[1]
Format
Genre Drum and bass
Length 3:45
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Certification Silver (BPI)[3]
Wilkinson singles chronology
"Heartbeat"
(2013)
"Afterglow"
(2013)
"Too Close"
(2014)
Becky Hill singles chronology
"For the Win"
(2012)
"Afterglow"
(2013)
"Powerless"
(2014)

"Afterglow" is a song by the British record producer Wilkinson. It features uncredited vocals from Becky Hill. It was released on 13 October 2013, through RAM Records, as the fourth single from his debut album Lazers Not Included.[1] It entered the UK Singles Chart at number 8 and topped the UK Dance Chart on 20 October 2013. Wilkinson and Hill performed the song as well as a cover of One Republic's "Counting Stars" in BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on 17 October 2013.[4] On 17 January 2014, the song was certified as silver in the United Kingdom for over 200,000 sales.[3]

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Afterglow" was first released onto YouTube on 10 September 2013 at a total length of two minutes and fifty-two seconds. The video details a couple's five years of dating by tabulating the numbers, hours, days, and statistics of what they have done together since they first met. Australian actor, Leighton Sharpe, plays the role of Paul in the video and Danish model, Ida Marie, plays the role of Dana. [5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download - single
No. Title Length
1. "Afterglow"   3:45
Digital download - EP[6]
No. Title Length
1. "Afterglow" (Cyantific Remix) 4:33
2. "Afterglow" (DEVolution Remix) 6:25
3. "Afterglow" (Cutline Remix) 4:48
4. "Afterglow" (Dyro Remix) 4:42
5. "Afterglow" (Instrumental Edit) 3:41
Digital download - Beatport edition[7]
No. Title Length
1. "Afterglow"   3:45
2. "Perforation"   4:12
3. "Afterglow" (DEVolution Remix) 6:25
4. "Afterglow" (Cyantific Remix) 4:33
5. "Afterglow" (Cutline Remix) 4:48
6. "Afterglow" (Dyro Remix) 4:42
12" vinyl[8]
No. Title Length
1. "Afterglow"   3:45
2. "Perforation"   4:12

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 13 October 2013 Digital download, 12" vinyl RAM Records, Virgin EMI

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Afterglow - Single by Wilkinson". iTunes. 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / WilkinsonUK: Couldn't have done it without ...". Twitter. 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Photo by wilkinsonuk". Instagram. 29 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "BBC Radio 1 - Fearne Cotton, Wilkinson smashes the Live Lounge". BBC Radio 1. 17 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Wilkinson - Afterglow - YouTube". YouTube. 10 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "iTunes - Music - Afterglow (Remixes) - EP by Wilkinson". iTunes. 13 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Afterglow (Virgin EMI / RAM) :: Beatport". Beatport. 16 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Wilkinson - Afterglow / Perforation - Ram Records". Chemical Records. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Wilkinson – Afterglow" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  10. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201427 into search.
  11. ^ "Archive Chart: 26 October 2013". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  12. ^ "October 2013/ Archive Chart: 26 October 2013" UK Dance Chart.
  13. ^ "October 2013/ Archive Chart: 26 October 2013" UK Singles Chart.
  14. ^ http://www.ukchartsplus.co.uk/UKChartsPlusEOY2013.pdf
  15. ^ "British single certifications – Wilkinson – Afterglow". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Afterglow in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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