The Weekend (Michael Gray song)

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"The Weekend"
Single by Michael Gray featuring Shena
Released 5 November 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre Dance, house
Length 3:11
Label Altra Moda Music
Writer(s) Gray, Cheatham, Irvin, Still
Producer(s) Michael Gray
Michael Gray singles chronology
"Whatcha Gonna Do"
(2005)
"The Weekend"
(2004)
"Borderline"
(2006)

"The Weekend" is a song by British DJ and house music producer Michael Gray. It was released in November 2004 and debuted and peaked at Number 7 in the UK charts, was number-one in Poland and Top 10 in Australia. The main singer is Shena. In late 2013, the song skyrocketed in YouTube hits when 4chan's board /f/ used it in a meme. The dancers in the official video are Sarah Merry, Jodie Leigh, Ideta Kimso and Laura Muncey.

Content[edit]

The song adapts the line "I can't wait for Saturday to begin" from Get Down Saturday Night by Oliver Cheatham, who is co-credited as a writer.

Track listing[edit]

  1. The Weekend (Radio Mix) - 3:11
  2. The Weekend (Vocal 12" Version) - 8:07
  3. The Weekend (Original 12" Version) - 7:52
  4. The Weekend (Nic Fanciulli Vocal Mix) - 8:52

Remixes 1[edit]

  1. The Weekend (Juan Magan & DJ Puku SoundsFM Remix) - 8:50
  2. The Weekend (Ian Carey Remix) - 7:20
  3. The Weekend (Ian Carey Instrumental Mix) - 7:18
  4. The Weekend (DJ Chus & David Penn Stereo Vocal Mix) - 8:03
  5. The Weekend (DJ Chus & David Penn Stereo Dub Mix) - 8:33
  6. The Weekend (Albert Cabrera Vocal Mix) - 7:05
  7. The Weekend (Albert Cabrera Dub Mix) - 7:05
  8. Can't Wait For The Weekend (Roll Deep Remix) - 4:14

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 6
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 49
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 11
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 29
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 19
France (SNEP)[6] 36
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 22
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[8] 1
Ireland (IRMA) 22
Italy (FIMI)[9] 20
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 12
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 49
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 7

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