Happy Birthday (Flipsyde song)

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"Happy Birthday"
Single by Flipsyde featuring t.A.T.u.
from the album We the People
Released December 27, 2005
Format CD single, Digital download
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:17
Label Interscope
Certification Gold (SWE)[1]
Flipsyde singles chronology
"Someday"
(2005)
"Happy Birthday"
(2006)
"Trumpets (Never Be the Same Again)"
(2006)

"Happy Birthday" is a song by Flipsyde from their album We the People. Featuring a sample from the song "Gomenasai" by t.A.T.u., it was released as the album's second single on December 27, 2005. The band has performed the song with t.A.T.u live in Germany before. According to their MySpace page, R&B artist Akon saw a video of their performance and offered to work with them.

The song was written as a man's apology for his involvement in an abortion.[2][3] Its first person lyrics address the child he might have had.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy Birthday" (feat. t.A.T.u.) — 3:17
  2. "Peace" — 2:59
  3. "Shaka" — 5:35
  4. "Happy Birthday" (Multimedia Track) (feat. t.A.T.u.)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 10
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[5] 1
Denmark Airplay (Tracklisten)[6] 11
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 4
ERROR: MUST PROVIDE DATE FOR POLISH CHART[8] 3
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[9] 59
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 3
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swedish IFPI certifications of 2009
  2. ^ Karol, Adam. (2006). "Finding Peace Through Music." Popular Underground. Retrieved January 4, 2007.
  3. ^ Zuka. (December 2005). Flipsyde interview. Hoodstars.net. Retrieved January 4, 2007.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Flipsyde feat. Piper – Happy Birthday" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  5. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 200635 into search.
  6. ^ "Flipsyde feat. Piper – Happy Birthday Hitlisten.nu" (in Danish). Tracklisten.
  7. ^ "Chartverfulgong > {{{artist}}} > {{{song}}} – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  8. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 20.
  9. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 200651 into search.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Flipsyde feat. Piper – Happy Birthday". Singles Top 60. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Flipsyde feat. Piper – Happy Birthday". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2010-12-10.

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