Out of My League

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"Out of My League"
Single by Fitz and The Tantrums
from the album More Than Just a Dream
Released February 7, 2013
Format Digital download
Genre Indie pop, neo soul
Length 3:31 (album version)
3:18 (radio edit)
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Noelle Scaggs, Michael Fitzpatrick
Producer(s) Tony Hoffer
Fitz and The Tantrums singles chronology
"Don't Gotta Work It Out"
(2011)
"Out of My League"
(2013)
"The Walker"
(2013)
Alternative cover art
Cover for the Remixes.

"Out of My League" is a song recorded by the American band Fitz and The Tantrums and produced by Tony Hoffer. The song is the lead single from the band's second studio album, More Than Just a Dream. "Out of My League" was released as a single on February 7, 2013.[1] The song became the group's first number one hit on the Alternative Songs chart, as well as making history for completing the slowest climb to the summit of the chart, at 33 weeks.[2]

Other versions[edit]

A French version of the song, entitled "Out of My League (version française)", has also been released, and is being played on Canadian radio. This version has most of the verses sung in French, while the chorus remains in English.[3][4]

On July 30, 2013, Fitz & The Tantrums has released 4 remixes of the single by Josh One, Peking Duk, Story of the Running Wolf, and TEPR.[5]

In October 2013, DJ Earworm, Capital Cities, and Fitz and The Tantrums released a mash-up called "Kangaroo League", combining "Out of My League" with two songs by Capital Cities ("Kangaroo Court" and "Safe and Sound"), to promote the Capital Cities/Fitz and The Tantrums "Bright Futures" tour.[6][7][8][9]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Out of My League," which was directed by Jordan Bahat and choreographed by Candice Love, was released on April 22, 2013, via VH1.com and MTV.com.[10][11][12] The video utilizes Kinect camera mapping to produce kaleidoscopic, wire-framed, and duplicated visual effects.[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Michael Fitzpatrick

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Out of My League"   3:29
Digital download (remixes)
No. Title Length
1. "Out of My League" (Josh One Remix) 3:45
2. "Out of My League" (Peking Duk Remix) 3:47
3. "Out of My League" (Story of the Running Wolf Remix) 3:24
4. "Out of My League" (TEPR Remix) 4:39

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Music News: Fitz and the Tantrums Release New Single “Out of My League” and Announce Second Album". The Young Folks. 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2013-06-01. 
  2. ^ |url=http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/5740669/chart-highlights-rihanna-returns-fitz-and-the-tantrums-rule-rock-yandel-leads
  3. ^ iTunes - Music - Out of My League (French Version) - Single by Fitz & The Tantrums
  4. ^ Out Of My League Fitz & The Tantrums - Alternatif Archambault
  5. ^ Out Of My League (Remixes) (accessed March 6, 2014)
  6. ^ Free Download! Kangaroo League - Fitz And The Tantrums Latest News
  7. ^ Capital Cities - Kangaroo League Official Mashup - Fresh 102.7
  8. ^ Kangaroo League (Official Mashup) Capital Cities Music Video MTV
  9. ^ Kangaroo League (Official Mashup) Fitz & the Tantrums Music Video Tr3s
  10. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Release New Music Video “Out of My League”". WXRT. 2013-04-22. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  11. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums New Official Video For ‘Out of My League’". BuzzFeed. 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  12. ^ a b Gottlieb, Steven (2013-04-25). "Fitz and the Tantrums "Out of My League" (Jordan Bahat, dir.)". Videostatic. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  13. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  14. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  15. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Alternative Songs for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  16. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  17. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  18. ^ "Fitz & the Tantrums Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rock Airplay for Fitz & the Tantrums. Retrieved June 4, 2014.
  19. ^ "Alternative Songs: Year End 2013". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Alternative Songs: Year End 2014". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2014. 

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