Love Love Love (Avalanche City song)

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"Love Love Love"
Single by Avalanche City
from the album Our New Life Above the Ground
A-side Love Love Love
Released March 10, 2011 (2011-03-10)
Format Digital download
Genre Folk music
Length 3:12
Label Warner Music New Zealand
Writer(s) Dave Baxter

"Love Love Love" is the debut single from New Zealand folk band Avalanche City. Released in 2011, the song reached number one in the Official New Zealand Music Chart and charted for 19 weeks.[1] The song was also certified gold.[2]

The song was originally released as a free download in October 2010, where it was downloaded over 11,000 times until it was taken down in February 2011. The song was then used for a station promotion ad for TV2. The wider exposure lead to the song being released for sale in March, where it debuted at #1 in the pop charts.[3]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song was released in December 2010. Directed by Josh Smith, the video is a whimsical animated tale of two penguins who experience an adventure at sea.[4][5]

Awards[edit]

Songwriter Dave Baxter won the 2011 APRA Silver Scroll Award for the song.[6] It was also nominated for Single of the Year at the 2011 New Zealand Music Awards.[7] At the 2012 APRA Silver Scroll Awards, the song was awarded Most Performed Work in New Zealand, for the period of 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AVALANCHE CITY - LOVE LOVE LOVE (SONG)". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Avalanche City - Television Love - page 2". NZ Musician. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Avalanche City - Television Love - page 1". NZ Musician. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Love Love Love". NZ On Screen. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Whimsical genius: Love Love Love". Thinking For You. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Silver Scroll Award". APRA AMCOS NZ. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "VNZMA 2011 Winners". NZ Music Awards. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Most Performed Works in New Zealand and Overseas". APRA-AMCOS NZ. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Price Tag" by Jessie J
New Zealand number-one single
March 14, 2011 - March 28, 2011
Succeeded by
"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO