My Number

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"My Number"
Single by Foals
from the album Holy Fire
Released 17 December 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre
Length 4:03
Label Transgressive
Writer(s) Foals
Producer(s)
Foals singles chronology
"Inhaler"
(2012)
"My Number"
(2012)
"Late Night"
(2013)

"My Number" is a song by British rock band Foals, released as the second single from their third studio album Holy Fire. The song debuted live on 13 November 2012 during the band's performance on Later... with Jools Holland.[1] A month later to the date, they debuted the album version on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show on 13 December, then posted it via their YouTube page later the same day.[2] A few days later, the single was released digitally in Australia on 17 December 2012.[3] The music video premiered on 23 January 2013.[4]

The song reached number 23 in the UK Singles Chart to become their highest charting single to date. The song is used in ITV's UEFA Champions League: Extra Time programme when displaying group standings. It also featured as the theme music for the BBC's coverage of the Glastonbury Festival 2013.

The single artwork is by Leif Podhajsky.

Tracklisting[edit]

UK 2-track promo CD
No. Title Length
1. "My Number" (radio edit)  
2. "My Number" (album version)  
7" single
No. Title Length
1. "My Number"    
2. "My Number" (Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix)  
Record Store Day 7"
No. Title Length
1. "My Number"    
2. "Bluebird"    
Holy Fire Record Store Day – Gold coloured bonus 7"
No. Title Length
1. "My Number (Friendly Fires Remix – Edit)"    
2. "Bluebird"    

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 98
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 45
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 35
France (SNEP)[8] 38
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 51
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[10] 83
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 25
UK Singles Chart (Official Charts Company)[12] 23
UK Download (Official Charts Company)[13] 20
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[14] 23
Venezuela Pop/Rock General (Record Report)[15] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Two - Later... with Jools Holland, Series 41, Episode 8, Foals - My Number
  2. ^ Foals- My Number (Album Version) on YouTube
  3. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/my-number-single/id588670665%7C iTunes - My Number - Single by Foals
  4. ^ "Watch: Foals Tweak the Live Performance Video Formula With the Video for "My Number" | News". Pitchfork. 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2013-02-12. 
  5. ^ "The ARIA Report: Issue 1196 (Week Commencing 28 January 2013)" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. p. 4. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Foals – My Number". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Foals – My Number". ultratop.be (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Foals – My Number". lescharts.com (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
  10. ^ "Foals – My Number". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  11. ^ "Archive Chart". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  12. ^ "Foals". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  13. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Download Chart.
  14. ^ "Foals". Billboard. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Pop Rock General". Record Report (in Spanish). R.R. Digital C.A. 27 April 2013. Archived from the original on 26 April 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 

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