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 vocal 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. ^ "Avicii – Silhouettes leak (Electro/House)". White Label Nation. Retrieved 18 May 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ "AVICII FAKE – SCALONI & DJ TATANA -FLASH ORIGINAL MIX". Retrieved 12 November 2013.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  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 Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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