Elephant (Margaret song)

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"Elephant"
Elephant Margaret.jpeg
Single by Margaret
from the album Add the Blonde (reissue)
Released27 August 2016 (2016-08-27)
GenrePop
Length3:06
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Joakim Buddee
Margaret singles chronology
"Cool Me Down"
(2016)
"Elephant"
(2016)
"Let It Snow!"
(2016)
Music video
"Elephant" on YouTube

"Elephant" is a song by Polish singer Margaret. It was included on the reissue of her debut studio album, Add the Blonde (2014), released in 2016. The song was written by Margaret, Joakim Buddee, and Thomas Karlsson, and produced by Buddee.[1] It was released as a single on 27 August 2016, only in Poland.[2]

"Elephant" reached number 21 on the Polish Airplay Chart.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video premiered on Margaret's official mobile app on 13 September 2016. It was uploaded to her official YouTube channel a day later. The video was directed by Bogna Kowalczyk.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Mike Wass of Idolator called the song's chorus "catchy as hell" and wrote that even though its "sound isn't entirely original, there's something about Margaret's accent combined with the oddball lyrics that is utterly charming."[4]

Live performances[edit]

Margaret performed Elephant for the first time at the Eska Music Awards on 26 August 2016.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital single[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Elephant"3:06

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[6] 21

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Poland 27 August 2016 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Add the Blonde (reissue) (booklet). Margaret. Extensive Music, Magic Records. 2016.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Elephant – Single by Margaret". iTunes Store (PL). Archived from the original on 14 April 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Margaret: Słoń w składzie porcelany" (in Polish). Interia.pl. 14 September 2015. Archived from the original on 14 April 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ Wass, Mike (14 September 2016). "Margaret Charms With Demented "Elephant" Video". Idolator. Archived from the original on 7 October 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Margaret – Elephant: premiera na Eska Music Awards 2016!" (in Polish). Radio Eska. 27 August 2016. Archived from the original on 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 26 September 2016.