Forever (Wolfgang Gartner and will.i.am song)

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"Forever"
Single by will.i.am and Wolfgang Gartner
from the album Weekend in America
Released October 9, 2011
Format digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Hip house, electro house
Length 2:52
Label Ministry of Sound
Writer(s) will.i.am
Wolfgang Gartner
Producer(s) Wolfgang Gartner
will.i.am chronology
"Free"
(2011)
"Forever"
(2011)
"T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)"
(2011)
Wolfgang Gartner chronology
"Animal Rights"
(2010)
"Forever"
(2011)
"Hell Yeah!"
(2011)

"Forever" is a hip house song by American rapper will.i.am and DJ/Producer Wolfgang Gartner, released as a single on October 9, 2011. The track was released on Gartner's Ministry of Sound record label and is included in his debut album Weekend in America. The track peaked at #43 on the UK Singles Chart and #9 on the UK Dance Chart, on the week ending October 15, 2011.[1] Alternative artwork was released in the UK credited as 'Wolfgang Gartner featuring Will.i.am'.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the track premiered on June 1, 2011, via the official Ultra Records, a sub-label of Ministry of Sound, YouTube account. The video begins with a number of people dancing in a club. Two of them are showing entering the club toilets and engaging in sex. The scene cuts to will.i.am as a sperm, and continues by showing milestones up to and after his birth. It continues by detailing events in his childhood, before culminating when he is a full-grown adult. The video is three minutes and forty-nine seconds in length.[3] A shortened version was released in the UK lasting two minutes and fifty-four seconds in length. It was released on August 9, 2011.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  • US Digital download[5]
  1. "Forever" (U.S. Radio Edit) - 3:40
  2. "Forever" (Extended Mix) - 5:45
  • UK Digital EP[6]
  1. "Forever" (UK Radio Edit) - 2:52
  2. "Forever" (Extended Mix) - 5:45
  3. "Forever" (16 Bit Remix) - 6:13
  4. "Forever" (Kutz & Platonium Remix) - 4:15
  5. "Forever" (Kutz & Platonium Dub) - 4:36
  6. "Forever" (Tom Starr Remix) - 6:16
  7. "Forever" (Hook 'N' Sling Remix) - 5:41
  • Promotional CD single[7]
  1. "Forever" (UK Radio Edit) - 2:52
  2. "Forever" (Extended Mix) - 5:45
  3. "Forever" (Tom Starr Remix) - 6:16
  4. "Forever" (Hook 'N' Sling Remix) - 5:41

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
UK Dance Chart [8] 9
UK Singles Chart [9] 43

References[edit]