Destiny (Zero 7 song)

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Single by Zero 7 featuring Sia and Sophie Barker
from the album Simple Things
Released 6 August 2001
Recorded 2001
Label Ultimate Dilemma
Writer(s) Sophie Barker, Henry Binns, Sia Furler, Sam Hardaker
Zero 7 featuring Sia and Sophie Barker singles chronology
"I Have Seen"
"End Theme"
Sia singles chronology
"Drink to Get Drunk"
"Don't Bring Me Down"

"Destiny" is a song by the band Zero 7 and features vocal performances by Sia Furler and Sophie Barker. It was included on the album Simple Things and was released as a single.

It was included on the soundtracks for the films Blue Crush, Obsessed and Raising Helen, the TV series Roswell, as well as the compilation Chillout 2002: The Ultimate Chillout.[1] The song was also featured in the Sky Movies promo of the Star Wars saga, and also in the US-series Smallville. Lacoste used the song as background music for their official website. The song was also featured in a 2001 episode of the US daytime soap opera The Young And The Restless.

Two music videos were produced for this song, one directed by Tommy Pallotta at Ghost Robot utilizing interpolated rotoscoping techniques and another by Howard Greenhalgh.

The song's lyrics deal with two lonely hearts whose paths in life will eventually tread into one another.


In August 2001, The song debuted at #30 on the UK Singles Charts and stayed in the Top 75 for a total of 3 weeks. They also performed the song live on Top of the Pops. In Portugal it peaked at #5.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Destiny" (radio edit) – 3:48
  2. "Destiny (Photek Remix radio edit)" – 7:12
  3. "End Theme (Roni Size Remix)" – 6:54


  1. "Destiny" (full length version)
  2. "Destiny (Hefner's Destiny Chill)"
  3. "Destiny (Simian Remix)"

UK 12"

  1. "Destiny" (full length version)
  2. "Destiny (Hefner's Destiny Chill)"
  3. "Destiny (Photek Remix)"

US Promo CD

  1. "Destiny"
  2. "Give It Away"


  1. ^ "Various - Chillout 2002 - The Ultimate Chillout". Discogs. Retrieved 26 May 2010.