Children of the Sun (Tinie Tempah song)

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"Children of the Sun"
Tinie Tempah Children of the Sun.jpg
Single by Tinie Tempah featuring John Martin
from the album Demonstration
Released25 October 2013 (2013-10-25)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2013
StudioElevent Studios (Stockholm)
Genre
Length3:51 (radio edit)
4:14 (album version)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)iSHi
Tinie Tempah singles chronology
"Trampoline"
(2013)
"Children of the Sun"
(2013)
"Lover Not a Fighter"
(2014)
John Martin singles chronology
""Reload""
(2013)
""Children of the Sun""
(2013)
""Anywhere For You""
(2014)
Demonstration track listing
16 tracks
  1. "Someday (Place in the Sun)"
  2. "Trampoline"
  3. "Don't Sell Out"
  4. "It's OK"
  5. "Mosh Pit"
  6. "Looking Down the Barrel"
  7. "Children of the Sun"
  8. "Witch Doctor"
  9. "Shape"
  10. "Lover Not a Fighter"
  11. "A Heart Can Save the World"
  12. "Tears Run Dry"
  13. "Lost Ones"
  14. "Heroes"
  15. "5 Minutes"
iTunes bonus track
  1. "Do Till I"

"Children of the Sun" is a song by English rapper Tinie Tempah, featuring additional vocals from Swedish singer John Martin. It was released on 25 October 2013 as the second single from Tempah's second studio album Demonstration (2013).[1] The track was produced by Eshraque "iSHi" Mughal, who also wrote Tinie's hits "Written in the Stars", "Invincible", "Game Over" and "Angels & Stars".[2] The song reached number six in the UK Singles Chart.

Music video[edit]

The lyrics video for "Children of the Sun" premiered on Tinie Tempah's YouTube channel on 18 September 2013.[3] The official video, directed by Jon Jon Augustavo premiered on 22 September 2013 with John Martin in the video, at a total length of five minutes and twenty seconds.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[5]
No.TitleLength
1."Children of the Sun" (Radio Edit)3:51
CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Children of the Sun" (Radio Edit)3:51
2."Children of the Sun"4:14
3."Children of the Sun" (Instrumental Edit)3:51

Personnel[edit]

Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Iceland (Tonlist)[6][dead link] 29
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 22
Norway (VG-lista)[8] 19
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 47
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[11] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[12] 6

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format
Ireland 25 October 2013 (2013-10-25) Digital download
United Kingdom 28 October 2013 (2013-10-28)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - Children of the Sun (feat. John Martin) - Single by Tinie Tempah". iTunes Store. 2013-10-25. Retrieved 2013-10-28.
  2. ^ "iSHi - Official Website". iSHi. Retrieved 2013-10-28.
  3. ^ "Tinie Tempah (feat. John Martin) - Children Of The Sun (Official Lyrics Video)". YouTube. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2013-10-28.
  4. ^ "Tinie Tempah - Children Of The Sun ft. John Martin". YouTube. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-10-28.
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - Children of the Sun (feat. John Martin) - Single by Tinie Tempah". iTunes. 2013-10-28.
  6. ^ Netlistinn viku 52, 2013 (in Icelandic). tonlist.is. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  7. ^ "Chart Track: Week 44, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  8. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Tinie Tempah feat. John Martin – Children Of The Sun". VG-lista.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tinie Tempah feat. John Martin – Children Of The Sun". Swiss Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  12. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.