Arrows (song)

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"Arrows"
Arrows-by-Fences.jpg
Single by Fences featuring Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
from the album Lesser Oceans
B-side"Brass Band"
ReleasedJuly 29, 2014
Format
Recorded2014
Length3:55
LabelElektra
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ryan Lewis
Fences singles chronology
"The Same Tattoos"
(2010)
"Arrows"
(2014)
"Songs About Angels"
(2014)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis singles chronology
"White Walls"
(2013)
"Arrows"
(2014)
"Downtown"
(2015)
Music video
"Arrows" on YouTube

"Arrows" is a song by American indie rock artist Fences, nom de plume of singer Christopher Mansfield. The song features American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. It was released on July 29, 2014, coinciding with Mansfield's announcement of the release of the debut Fences studio album Lesser Oceans on January 13, 2015. The single topped Billboard magazine's Emerging Artists chart and has also peaked at number 33 in Australia.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was directed by Jason Koenig and John Keatley and produced by StraightEIGHT Films, based on a concept written and created by Koenig with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Chris Mansfield.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
  1. "Arrows" (featuring Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) – 3:55
CD single (Germany)[2]
  1. "Arrows" (featuring Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) – 3:55
  2. "Brass Band" – 3:29

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 31
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 19
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[5] 46
ID is MANDATORY FOR GERMAN CHARTS 8
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[6] 50
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[7] 24

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
New Zealand[1] July 29, 2014 Digital download WEA International
United States[8][9] August 11, 2014 Adult album alternative radio
Modern rock radio
Germany[2] September 19, 2014 Compact disc Atlantic
United States[10] December 2, 2014 7" vinyl Elektra

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrows (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) – Single by Fences". iTunes Store. New Zealand: Apple. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Arrows (2track)" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Fences feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Arrows". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Fences feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Arrows" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201443 into search. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201444 into search. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "Hot Rock Songs". Billboard. October 4, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014. (Subscription required (help)).
  8. ^ "Triple A (Week Of: August 11, 2014)". Radio & Records. Archived from the original on October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  9. ^ "Alternative (Week Of: August 11, 2014)". Radio & Records. Archived from the original on August 11, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  10. ^ Lantinen, Chris (September 18, 2014). "Fences releasing 7" single, only $2". Modern Vinyl. Retrieved October 8, 2014.