|Single by Charlie Charles and Dardust featuring Sfera Ebbasta, Mahmood and Fabri Fibra|
|Released||26 April 2019|
|Charlie Charles singles chronology|
|Dardust singles chronology|
|Sfera Ebbasta singles chronology|
|Mahmood singles chronology|
|Fabri Fibra singles chronology|
"Calipso" is a song by Charlie Charles and Dardust featuring vocals from Sfera Ebbasta, Mahmood and Fabri Fibra. It was released on 26 April 2019 by Island Records. The song peaked at number 1 on the Italian Singles Chart.
Background and composition
The song was written by Davide Petrella, Dardust, Fabri Fibra, Mahmood, Sfera Ebbasta and Charlie Charles. Its release was preceded by a series of teasers through Charlie Charles' social network accounts. Its title and featured artists were announced on 23 April 2019, three days before its release.
Charlie Charles described "Calipso" as "a metaphor to tell how easy it is to let yourself be tempted by the wrong roads when you are a kid which starts from the suburbs, and how easy it is to negatively judge who comes from nothing".
|Italy (FIMI)||4× Platinum||200,000‡|
‡ Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.
|Italy||26 April 2019||Island|
|14 June 2019||7-inch Limited Edition||Universal Music Italia|
- "Calipso (feat. Sfera Ebbasta, Mahmood & Fabri Fibra) - Single di Charlie Charles". Apple Music. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
- "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 18" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
- Credits adapted from Spotify.
- "Calipso: il nuovo singolo di Charlie Charles con Dardust, Fabri Fibra, Mahmood e Sfera Ebbasta". Rolling Stone (in Italian). 23 April 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- Mary Adorno (16 May 2019). "Calipso, il video del singolo di Charlie Charles con Mahmood è molto summer vibes (ma non solo)". Cosmopolitan (in Italian). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- "È uscito il video di "Calipso" con Fabri Fibra, Mahmood e Sfera Ebbasta". MTV (in Italian). 15 May 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
- "Charlie Charles with Dardust / Sfera Ebbasta / Mahmood / Fabri Fibra – Calipso". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
- "Italian single certifications – Charlie Charles – Calipso" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 28 October 2019. Select "2019" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Calipso" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli" under "Sezione".
- "Calipso (Vinile 45 giri colore Giallo, Autografato e Numerato) (Esclusiva Amazon.it)" (in Italian). Amazon. Retrieved 25 May 2019.