The Spell (song)

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"The Spell"
Single by Alphabeat
from the album The Spell
Released 21 September 2009 (2009-09-21)
Format
Genre
Length 3:37
Label Copenhagen
Writer(s)
  • Anders SG
  • Anders B
Producer(s)
  • Anders SG
  • Anders B
Alphabeat singles chronology
"What Is Happening"
(2008)
"The Spell"
(2009)
"DJ"
(2010)

"The Spell" is a song by Danish pop band Alphabeat, released as the lead single from their second studio album of the same name (2009). The song topped the Danish Singles Chart for four non-consecutive weeks and was certified platinum by IFPI Denmark on 4 January 2010, denoting sales in excess of 30,000 copies.[1] The music video for "The Spell" was directed by Toben Seymour, who had directed the band's previous video, "What Is Happening".

Track listings[edit]

  • Danish iTunes single[2]
  1. "The Spell" – 3:39
  • UK CD single and 7" single[3][4]
  1. "The Spell" – 3:37
  2. "The Spell" (Digital Dog Remix) – 2:49
  • UK iTunes single[5]
  1. "The Spell" – 3:37
  2. "The Spell" (Digital Dog Remix) – 2:49
  3. "The Spell" (Buzz Junkies Remix) – 3:27

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2009–10) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 6
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 13
Denmark (Tracklisten)[8] 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 11
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 20

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
Denmark (Tracklisten)[11] 11

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Denmark 21 September 2009[12] Digital download Copenhagen Records
United Kingdom 18 October 2009[5]
19 October 2009[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guld og platin i november og december" (in Danish). IFPI Denmark. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Spell – Single by Alphabeat". iTunes Store Denmark. Apple. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "The Spell". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "The Spell by Alphabeat (Vinyl 7" )". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "The Spell – Single by Alphabeat". iTunes Store UK. Apple. Archived from the original on 20 November 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Alphabeat – The Spell" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Alphabeat – The Spell" (in French). Ultratip.
  8. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Alphabeat – The Spell". Tracklisten.
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 17, 2010" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40
  10. ^ "Alphabeat" UK Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Track 2009 Top-50" (in Danish). Hitlisten.NU. IFPI Denmark. Archived from the original on 29 October 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "The Spell by Alphabeat". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 23 January 2014.