Bear Hug

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"Bear Hug"
Single by The 2 Bears
from the album Be Strong
Released29 May 2011
GenreTech house
LabelSouthern Fried
Songwriter(s)Joe Goddard, Raf Rundell
The 2 Bears singles chronology
"Bear Hug"

"Bear Hug" is the debut single by British musical duo The 2 Bears. It was released on 29 May 2011 as a digital download in the United Kingdom. The song peaked to number 187 on the UK Singles Chart. The song features on the duo's 2011 Extended Play Bearhug and their album Be Strong.[1][2]

Rolling Stone named the song the 42nd best song of 2012.[3]

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Bear Hug" was uploaded to YouTube on 20 June 2011 at a total length of three minutes and forty-eight seconds.[4] The video was recorded at the same beach house as Armand Van Helden's "My My My" video.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
1."Bear Hug" (Radio Edit)2:33

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
UK Dance (OCC)[5] 26
UK Indie (OCC)[6] 13
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[7] 187

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 29 May 2011[8] Digital Download Southern Fried Records


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  2. ^ La start-up digitale. Guida pratica step by step. Dall'idea al ... - Page 264 8856870541 Cheryl Rickman - 2013 Non avevo idea di che cosa si trattasse, ma mi sono iscritta per ricevere anch'io il mio forte e stretto abbraccio (ho poi scoperto che si trattava del download gratuito del singolo “Bear Hug” della band The 2 Bears). Investire nei primi clienti Come Hugh Chappell di ha concesso ai suoi primi inserzionisti una "tariffa preferenziale" per averlo sostenuto fin dall'inizio, così Rowan Gormley ha ideato una tattica altrettanto persuasiva per convincere i clienti a impegnarsi a ...
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  4. ^ "The 2 Bears: Bear Hug (Official Video)". YouTube.
  5. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company.
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  8. ^ "Bear Hug - EP by The 2 Bears".