Silhouettes (Avicii song)

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"Silhouettes"
Single by Avicii
Released 27 April 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Progressive house
Length 3:31
Label Universal Music
Writer(s) Tim Bergling
Producer(s) Avicii
Avicii singles chronology
"Blessed"
(2012)
"Silhouettes"
(2012)
"Superlove"
(2012)

"Silhouettes" is a song by Swedish house producer and DJ Avicii featuring vocals from Swedish singer Salem Al Fakir. The track was first released on 27 April 2012 in the United Kingdom.[1] It had previously been leaked on the internet in early 2011, albeit with a different song pitch.[2] Some music blogs erroneously posted "Flash" by Tatana & Scaloni.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download [1]
No. Title Length
1. "Silhouettes" (Original Radio Edit) 3:31
2. "Silhouettes" (Original Mix) 7:00
Silhouettes (Remixes) - Digital download [4]
No. Title Length
1. "Silhouettes" (EDX's Arena Club Mix) 5:47
2. "Silhouettes" (Syn Cole Creamfields Mix) 6:23
3. "Silhouettes" (Lazy Rich Remix) 6:29

Charts[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

For the week ending 11 May 2012, "Silhouettes" debuted at number fifty on the Irish Singles Chart.[5] The track marked Avicii's fourth appearance on the chart, following "Seek Bromance", "Collide" and "Levels" - which peaked at number forty-nine and number three respectively.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released on YouTube on 7 June 2012.[6] The music video shows a person before and after undergoing sex reassignment surgery. An alternate version just featuring Avicii performing at various venues in the United States has also been produced.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 27 April 2012[1] Digital download Universal Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Avicii - 'Silhouettes' - Single". iTunes (UK). Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  2. ^ Matty. "Avicii – Silhouettes leak (Electro/House)". White Label Nation. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Will. "AVICII FAKE – SCALONI & DJ TATANA -FLASH ORIGINAL MIX". Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Silhouettes (Remixes)". Beatport. 2012-09-05. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  5. ^ a b "Chart Track: Week 26, 2012". Irish Singles Chart.
  6. ^ "Avicii - Silhouettes". YouTube. Avicii. 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in French). Ultratip.
  10. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Avicii – Silhouettes". Tracklisten.
  11. ^ "Avicii: Silhouettes" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  12. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Avicii > Silhouettes – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  14. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  15. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  16. ^ "Archive Chart: 2012-05-12". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Avicii – Silhouettes". Singles Top 60.
  18. ^ "Archive Chart: 2012-05-12" UK Dance Chart.
  19. ^ "Archive Chart: 2012-06-30" UK Singles Chart.
  20. ^ "Avicii Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Avicii.
  21. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  22. ^ "Avicii, Silhouettes - Certifikat" (ENTER SILHOUETTES IN THE SöK BAR, THEN CLICK ON THE VISA BUTTON BELOW THE SINGLE'S RESPECTIVE ICON) (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan.se. Retrieved September 8, 2014. 
  23. ^ "British single certifications – Avicii – Silhouettes". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Silhouettes 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

External links[edit]