Save the World (song)

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"Save the World"
Single by Swedish House Mafia
from the album Until Now
Released 13 May 2011 (2011-05-13)
Format Digital download
Genre House
Length 3:33
Label EMI
Writer(s) Axwell, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, John Martin, Michel Zitron, Vincent Pontare
Producer(s) Swedish House Mafia
Swedish House Mafia singles chronology
"Miami 2 Ibiza"
(2010)
"Save the World "
(2011)
"Antidote"
(2011)

"Save the World" is a song by Swedish house music group Swedish House Mafia. The song features uncredited vocals from Swedish singer John Martin, who co-wrote the song with Axwell, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Michel Zitron and Vincent Pontare.[1][2] It was released on 13 May 2011 as a digital download, and it premiered on BBC Radio 1 on 22 April 2011 by Pete Tong. The song debuted in the UK single chart at No. 11, and reached No. 10.[3] Jon Watts directed the video, which features dogs as superheroes.[4] The song peaked at number one on the Hot Dance Club Songs in the United States, becoming the group's second consecutive number-one single following "Miami 2 Ibiza" (2010). On 30 November 2011 the song received a nomination in 54th Grammy Awards for Best Dance Recording. The song has sold 463,000 copies in the US.[5] Save the World was well-received from music critics. The song is written in the key of C major.[6]

Popular usage[edit]

The song was included on the Now! 79 CD, where it was the third Swedish House Mafia song to be included on a CD in the Now! series.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[7]
  1. "Save the World" (Radio Mix) – 3:33
  2. "Save the World" (Extended Mix) – 6:50
  • Digital download — remixes[8]
  1. "Save the World" (Knife Party Remix) – 5:13
  2. "Save the World" (Style of Eye & Carli Remix) – 6:41
  3. "Save the World" (Alesso Remix) – 5:41
  4. "Save the World" (Third Party Remix) – 6:55
  5. "Save the World" (Futurebound & Metrik Remix) – 4:23
  • Digital download — AN21 & Max Vangeli Remix[9]
  1. "Save the World" (AN21 & Max Vangeli Remix) – 6:42
  • Digital download — Zedd Remix
  1. "Save the World" (Zedd Remix) – 6:21[10]
  • Digital download — Cazzette Remix
  1. "Save the World" (Cazzette's Angry Swedish Hunter Mix) – 6:22 - This remix, which was released through Swedish House Mafia's Facebook page, is no longer available for download.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[7] 13 May 2011 Digital download EMI
Ireland[48]
Sweden[49]
Germany[50] 15 May 2011
United Kingdom[51]
United States[52] 17 May 2011 Astralwerks

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florino, Rick (13 May 2011). "Swedish House Mafia Talks "Save the World", Breaking Boundaries, Queens of the Stone Age, and "American Dad"". Artistdirect. Rogue Digital. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Stewart, Adam (24 March 2011). "Swedish House Mafia's 'Save The World' To Debut At Miami Music Week". MTV. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Swedish House Mafia - Save the World". acharts.us. 
  4. ^ "Exclusive: Watch Swedish House Mafia's 'Save The World'". MTV.com, Akshay Bhansali, May 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ Kerri Mason (December 14, 2012). "The Year In EDM 2012: Swedish House Mafia, Deadmau5, Skrillex Get Massive". Billboard. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ Beatport (May 14, 2012). "Swedish House Mafia — Save the World (Extended Mix)". Beatport Pro. Retrieved March 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b iTunes - Music - Save the World - Single by Swedish House Mafia
  8. ^ iTunes - Music - Save the World (The Remixes) - EP by Swedish House Mafia
  9. ^ "Save The World (AN21 and Max Vangeli Remix) [EMI UK] :: Beatport". Beatport. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Save The World (Zedd Remix) [EMI UK] :: Beatport". Beatport. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  11. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  12. ^ "Ultratop.be – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  13. ^ "Ultratop.be – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  14. ^ Canada Singles Top 100 - Music Charts
  15. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201128 into search.
  16. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World". Tracklisten.
  17. ^ "Lescharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World" (in French). Les classement single.
  18. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Swedish House Mafia > Save The World – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  19. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  20. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  21. ^ "Chart Track: Week 21, 2011". Irish Singles Chart.
  22. ^ "Luxembourg Digital Songs - July 30, 2011". Billboard. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  23. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 33, 2011" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
  24. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World". Top 40 Singles.
  25. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World". VG-lista.
  26. ^ "Dance Chart :: Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video" (in Polish). Polish Music Charts. 2011-07-01. Retrieved 2011-10-06. 
  27. ^ Romanian peak
  28. ^ "Archive Chart: 2011-06-04". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  29. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201127 into search.
  30. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World" Canciones Top 50.
  31. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World". Singles Top 60.
  32. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Swedish House Mafia – Save The World". Swiss Singles Chart.
  33. ^ "Archive Chart: 2011-05-28" UK Dance Chart.
  34. ^ "Archive Chart: 2011-06-04" UK Singles Chart.
  35. ^ "Bubbling Under and other charts". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media, Inc) 123 (23). 2011-08-13. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  36. ^ "Chart Highlights: Pop, Country Songs & More". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 25, 2011. Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  37. ^ "Chart Highlights: Kelly Clarkson Debuts On Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011-09-05. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  38. ^ "MAHASZ Rádiós TOP 100 2011" (in Hungarian). Mahasz. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  39. ^ "Best of 2011: Dance/Club Songs (41–50)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  40. ^ "MAHASZ Rádiós TOP 100 2012" (in Hungarian). Mahasz. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  41. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  42. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – 2012". Ultratop & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. 
  43. ^ "Certificeringer - Swedish House Mafia - Save the World" (in Danish). IFPI Denmark. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  44. ^ "Italian single certifications – Swedish House Mafia – Save the World" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry.  Select Online in the field Sezione. Enter Swedish House Mafia in the field Filtra. The certification will load automatically
  45. ^ "Swedish House Mafia - Save the World" (in Swedish). Grammofon Leverantörernas Förening. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  46. ^ "British single certifications – Swedish House Mafia – Save the World". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Save the World in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  47. ^ "Certificeringer - Swedish House Mafia - Save the World" (in Danish). IFPI Denmark. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  48. ^ iTunes - Music - Save the World - Single by Swedish House Mafia
  49. ^ iTunes - Musik - Save the World - Single av Swedish House Mafia
  50. ^ Save The World: Swedish House Mafia: Amazon.de: MP3-Downloads
  51. ^ Save The World: Swedish House Mafia: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads
  52. ^ "Swedish House Mafia back to Save The World". EMI Group Limited. 5 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.