Girlfriend (Icona Pop song)

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"Girlfriend"
Single by Icona Pop
from the album This Is... Icona Pop
Released 4 June 2013 (2013-06-04)
Format Digital download
Genre Electropop
Length 2:50
Label Big Beat
Writer(s) Marvin Harper, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Mark Knight, Tupac Shakur, Tyrone Wrice, James Reynolds, Mikkel St. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ricky Rouse, Caweh Passereh
Producer(s) Stargate, Caweh Passereh, Mark Knight, James Reynolds
Icona Pop singles chronology
"We Got the World"
(2012)
"Girlfriend"
(2013)
"All Night"
(2013)

"Girlfriend" is a song by Swedish synthpop duo Icona Pop. It was released worldwide on 4 June 2013 as a digital download, except for Sweden where it was released on 7 June. The song interpolates the lyrics from Tupac Shakur's "Me and My Girlfriend".[1] The song was written by Marvin Harper, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Mark Knight, Tupac Shakur, Tyrone Wrice, James Reynolds, Mikkel St. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ricky Rouse, Caweh Passereh and produced by Stargate, Caweh Passereh, Mark Knight and James Reynolds.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download
  1. "Girlfriend" – 2:50
  • Germany single[2]
  1. "Girlfriend" – 2:50
  2. "Girlfriend" (The Chainsmokers Remix) – 4:37
  3. "I Love It" (Tiësto Remix) (feat. Charli XCX) – 5:10
  4. "Ready for the Weekend" – 2:42

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Lead vocals – Icona Pop
  • Lyrics – Marvin Harper, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Mark Knight, Tupac Shakur, Tyrone Wrice, James Reynolds, Mikkel St. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Ricky Rouse, Caweh Passereh
  • Producers – Stargate, Caweh Passereh, Mark Knight, James Reynolds
  • Label: Big Beat

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 55
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 27
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 17
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 31
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[7] 40
Germany (Media Control Charts)[8] 17
Israel (Media Forest)[9] 17
Italy (FIMI)[10] 70
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 57
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 73

Release history[edit]

Regions Dates Format(s) Label(s)
Worldwide[13] 4 June 2013 Digital download Big Beat Records
Sweden[14] 7 June 2013 Universal Music
Germany[15] 23 August 2013 Warner Records

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