Don't Believe in Love

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"Don't Believe in Love"
Single by Dido
from the album Safe Trip Home
Released 27 October 2008
Format Digital download, CD single
Genre Pop
Length 3:53
Label Sony BMG
Writer(s) Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Jon Brion
Producer(s) Jon Brion
Dido singles chronology
"Look No Further"
(2008)
"Don't Believe in Love"
(2008)
"Quiet Times"
(2009)

"Don't Believe in Love" is a pop song performed by Dido. It is the only official single from her third studio album, Safe Trip Home, but the second single overall. It was released on 27 October 2008.[1][2]

Release[edit]

The song was premiered on radio stations on 1 September 2008, and was released for download in many European countries from 29 September 2008.[3] It was also released in Australia on this date.[4] The physical single was released in United Kingdom on 27 October 2008,[5] and in Germany on 31 October 2008.[6]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was filmed in a ranch near Los Angeles, with AlexandLiane as the directors. The video was filmed in September 2008, and premiered on Dido's official YouTube account on 30 October 2008. The music video was available as a free download from the iTunes Store on 3 December 2008, as part of their 2008 "12 Days Of Christmas" promotion.

Tracklisting[edit]

  1. "Don't Believe In Love" (Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Jon Brion)
  2. "Look No Further" (Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Jon Brion)

Live performances[edit]

Charts[edit]

The song only peaked at #54 on the UK Singles Chart, making it her second lowest charting single to date, until No Freedom charted 5 places lower at 59 in 2013. The song peaked at #2 on the Italian Digital Singles Chart. The song has reached #20 on the Japan Hot 100. The song was also certified 2x Platinum in Italy.

Charts (2008–2009)[7] Peak
position
Australian Physical Singles Chart[8] 42
Austrian Singles Chart[9] 29
Belgian Singles Chart Flanders[10] 45
Belgian Singles Chart Wallonia[10] 14
Hot Canadian Digital Singles[11] 66
Dutch Singles Chart [10] 83
Greek Digital Singles Chart[12] 4
Hungarian Singles Chart[13] 9
Israeli Singles Chart[14] 2
Italian Singles Chart[15] 2
Japan Hot 100[16] 20
Portuguese Singles Chart [17] 1
Slovakian Airplay Chart[18] 51
Swiss Singles Chart[19] 16
UK Singles Chart[20] 54

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)" by Buraka Som Sistema
Portugal Singles Chart number-one single
7 February 2009
Succeeded by
"Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)" by Buraka Som Sistema

Popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, Jonathan. "Dido bringing it all "Home" in November". Reuters. 22 August 2008. Retrieved 25 August 2008.
  2. ^ "Don't Believe in Love Added to Player". DidoMusic.com. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 12 September 2008.
  3. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC". AllAccess.com. Retrieved 29 August 2008.
  4. ^ http://www.itunes.it/
  5. ^ Amazon.co.uk
  6. ^ Amazon.de
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "The ARIA Report Issue #977". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  9. ^ "Discographie Dido". AustrianCharts.at. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  10. ^ a b c http://lescharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Dido&titel=Don%27t+Believe+In+Love&cat=s
  11. ^ "Hot Canadian Digital Singles Chart Listing". Billboard. week of 18 October 2008. Retrieved 28 November 2008. 
  12. ^ "Greek Singles Chart (Chart Listing for the Week of 25 Oct 2008". Billboard. Retrieved 27 October 2008.
  13. ^ Hungarian Singles Chart
  14. ^ "Media Forest: Airplay chart". mako.com/mediaforest.biz. 
  15. ^ "Dido - Don't Believe in Love (Song)". ItalianCharts.com. Retrieved 27 October 2008.
  16. ^ [2]
  17. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/300906/dido/chart?f=806
  18. ^ "RADIO TOP100 Oficiální Slovakia - Dido - Don't Believe in Love". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Czech Republic. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  19. ^ "Discographie Dido". HitParade.ch. Retrieved 18 November 2008.
  20. ^ "Chart Stats: Dido". ChartStats.com. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  21. ^ "90210 Music". The CW Television Network. Retrieved 27 October 2008.

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