Adagio for Strings (Tiësto song)

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"Adagio for Strings"
Adagio for Strings front cover (US)
Single by Tiësto
from the album Just Be
Released 31 January 2005
Format 12", CD maxi
Recorded 2003
Genre Trance
Length 9:34 (original mix)
7:23 (album version)
3:28 (radio edit)
Writer(s) Samuel Barber
Producer(s) Tiësto
Tiësto singles chronology
"Just Be"
(2004)
"Adagio for Strings"
(2005)
"UR/A Tear in the Open"
(2005)
Alternate cover
Adagio for Strings front cover (UK)
Music sample

"Adagio for Strings" is a song by Dutch DJ Tiësto. It was first released in January 2005 as the fourth single from the album Just Be. The song is a cover of the original composition by Samuel Barber. It was voted by Mixmag readers as the second greatest dance record of all time.[1]

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD, Maxi Singles[edit]

Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, United States Maxi-single[2]

  1. "Adagio for Strings" (Radio Edit)–3:28
  2. "Adagio for Strings" (Original LP Version)–9:33
  3. "Adagio for Strings" (Danjo & Styles Remix) - 11:22
  4. "Adagio for Strings" (Fred Baker Remix) - 8:18
  5. "Adagio for Strings" (Phynn Remix) - 7:09

Germany, United Kingdom Maxi-single[3]

  1. "Adagio for Strings" (Radio Edit)–3:25
  2. "Adagio for Strings" (Original Mix)–9:35
  3. "Adagio for Strings" (Fred Baker Remix) - 7:11
  4. "Adagio for Strings" (Danjo & Styles Remix) - 11:31
  5. "Adagio for Strings" (Phynn Remix) - 8:26
  6. "Adagio for Strings" (video) - 3:31

12" Vinyl[edit]

Independence Records, Universal Licensing Music (ULM) 12" Vinyl[4]

  1. "Adagio for Strings" (Original Album Version)–7:23
  2. "Adagio for Strings" (Radio Edit)–3:47

Nebula, Magik Muzik, Media Records 12" Vinyl[5]

  1. "Adagio for Strings" (Original LP Version)–9:33
  2. "Adagio for Strings" (Fred Baker Remix)–7:11

Nebula, Magik Muzik, Nettwerk America 12" Vinyl[6]

  1. "Adagio for Strings" (Danjo & Styles Remix)–11:24
  2. "Adagio for Strings" (Phynn Remix)–8:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 54
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[8] 12
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 41
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 20
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[11] 47
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[12] 17
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 37
US Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales[14] 4

Official versions[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
France 31 January 2005 Independence Records vinyl, 12", Picture Disc IR 0431 V
Universal Licensing Music (ULM) 982 570-4
Netherlands 14 April 2005 Magik Muzik vinyl, 12" Magik Muzik 823-5
vinyl, 12" Magik Muzik 824-5
United Kingdom 11 April 2005 Nebula vinyl, 12" NEBT068
vinyl, 12" NEBTX068
5 April 2005 CD, Maxi-Single, Enhanced NEBCD068
2005 Vinyl, 12", Promo NEBDJ068
27 December 2007 Wrongun vinyl, 12", Single Sided WRONGUN004
Germany 14 April 2005 Kontor Records CD, Maxi-Single, Enhanced, Limited Edition Kontor446
vinyl, 12" Kontor446
vinyl, 12" Kontor444
vinyl, 12" Kontor445
2 May 2005 Edel Distribution GmbH CD, Maxi-Single, Enhanced, Limited Edition 0159815KON
vinyl, 12" 0159815KON
United States 10 May 2005 Nettwerk America CD, Maxi-Single 0 6700 33252 2 6
vinyl, 12" 0 6700 33250 1 1
vinyl, 12" 0 6700 33251 1 0
Sweden 2005 Playground Music Scandinavia CDr, Promo none
Australia & New Zealand Central Station CD, Maxi-Single CSR CD5 0475
Italy April, 2005 Media Records vinyl, 12" MR 2020

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