As Your Friend

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"As Your Friend"
Single by Afrojack featuring Chris Brown
from the album Forget the World (Deluxe Version)
Released 13 February 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Progressive house, dance-pop
Length 4:00
Label Wall Recordings
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Afrojack, Leroy Styles (co.), DJ Buddha (co.), Polow da Don (co.)
Afrojack singles chronology
"Rock the House"
(2012)
"As Your Friend"
(2013)
"The Spark"
(2013)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Ready"
(2013)
"As Your Friend"
(2013)
"Fine China"
(2013)
Music video
"As Your Friend" on YouTube

"As Your Friend" is a song by Dutch DJ Afrojack, featuring vocals by American singer Chris Brown. The song was released as a single via iTunes on 13 February 2013.[citation needed] It was written by Afrojack, Chris Brown, Nadir Sakir, Leroy Styles, DJ Buddha and Polow Da Don, and was produced by Afrojack with co-production by Leroy Styles, DJ Buddha and Polow da Don.[2] "As Your Friend" is featured as a bonus track on the deluxe version of Afrojack's 2014 debut studio album Forget the World.

Music video[edit]

On 22 March 2013 Afrojack uploaded a lyric video onto VEVO. The official music video was released on 29 March. Chris Brown does not appear in the video. A lot of special effects are seen. It features Afrojack with an eagle and many women dancing around him. Since its release the video has gained over 19,300,000 views.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download – single
No. Title Length
1. "As Your Friend" (feat. Chris Brown) 4:00
Digital download – The Remixes
No. Title Length
1. "As Your Friend" (Leroy Styles Remix) 5:56
2. "As Your Friend" (Sidney Samson Remix) 5:07
3. "As Your Friend" (Danny Howard Remix) 5:22
4. "As Your Friend" (Nause Remix) 5:36
5. "As Your Friend" (Bobby Burns Remix) 5:58
6. "As Your Friend" (D-Wayne Remix) 5:53

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013/14) Peak
position
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders)[3] 35
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 5
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Wallonia)[5] 9
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 3
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[7] 47
France (SNEP)[8] 44
Germany (Media Control Charts)[9] 67
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 20
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 30
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 40
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[13] 14
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[14] 79
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[15] 21
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[16] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 88
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[18] 8
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[19] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[20] 28
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[21] 25

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States 14 March 2013[22] Digital download – single Wall Recordings
Def Jam Recordings
Island Records UK
PM:AM Recordings
United Kingdom 22 March 2013[23]
11 June 2013[24] Digital download – The Remixes
United States 14 June 2013[25]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/as-your-friend-mw0002507277
  2. ^ Polonsky, Sarah (March 14, 2013). "Afrojacks Signs With Island Def Jam and Universal Music Group". Vibe. 
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Ultratop Dance.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Ultratop Dance.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201322 into search.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Les classement single.
  9. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend". GfK Entertainment.
  10. ^ "Chart Track: Week 23, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Afrojack Featuring Chris Brown search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  13. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-06-15". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  14. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201415 into search.
  15. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-06-15" UK Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-06-15" UK R&B Chart.
  17. ^ "Afrojack Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Afrojack.
  18. ^ "Afrojack Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for Afrojack.
  19. ^ "Afrojack Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Afrojack.
  20. ^ "Afrojack Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Afrojack.
  21. ^ "Afrojack Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Afrojack.
  22. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by Afrojack
  23. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by Afrojack
  24. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (The Remixes) [feat. Chris Brown by Afrojack]
  25. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (The Remixes) [feat. Chris Brown by Afrojack]