Wit Licht

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For the movie known in Dutch as Wit Licht, see The Silent Army.
"Wit Licht"
Single by Marco Borsato
from the album Wit Licht
Released April 18, 2008
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length 3:59
Label Universal Music
Writer(s) John Ewbank
Producer(s) John Ewbank
Marco Borsato singles chronology
"Everytime I Think of You"
2006
"Wit Licht"
2008
"Stop de Tijd"
2008

"Wit Licht" (English: "White Light") is a single by Dutch singer-songwriter Marco Borsato, from his album "Wit Licht". The song was released on April 18, 2008. It was written and produced by John Ewbank.[1][2] It reached the peak position in both the Mega Single Top 100 and the Dutch Top 40.[2][3] In Flanders, the song reached the third position in the Ultratop 50.[4]

On March 20, 2008, it was announced that an eponymous album and an eponymous movie, with Borsato in one of the leading rolls, would be released.[5] The album "Wit Licht" was released on September 17 and reached the peak position in both the Album Top 100 in the Netherlands and the Ultratop 100 Albums in Flanders.[6][7][8] The movie "Wit Licht", directed by Jean van de Velde, premiered on December 8 in the Tuschinski movie theater in Amsterdam. Prince Willem-Alexander and princess Máxima visited the première.[9]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 3
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[2] 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[3] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Ewbank discography". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Single in the Single Top 100". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Single in the Dutch Top 40". www.top40.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Single in the Ultratop 50". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Song, album and film". www.nu.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "The album". bol.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Album in the Album Top 100". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Album in the Ultratop 100 Albums". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Movie premiere". jeugdjournaal.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2 November 2011.