Emerge (song)

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"Emerge"
Fischerspooner-emerge.jpg
Single by Fischerspooner
from the album #1
Released August, 2001
Format CD single
Genre Electroclash, synthpop
Length 4:48
Label IDJG, FS, MOS, Capitol
Songwriter(s) Warren Fischer, Casey Spooner
Producer(s) Warren Fischer, Casey Spooner, Nicolas Vernhes
Fischerspooner singles chronology
"Emerge"
(2001)
"The 15th"
(2002)

"Emerge"
(2001)
"The 15th"
(2002)

"Emerge" is an electroclash song and the first single from debut album #1 by Fischerspooner. The song was originally released in 2001 through International DeeJay Gigolo Records and later jointly re-released in 2002 by Fischerspooner's imprint label FS Studios and Ministry of Sound. In 2003, the song was released again by Fischerspooner's new label Capitol.

Critical reception[edit]

Pitchfork Media placed "Emerge" at #100 on The Top 100 Singles of 2000-04[1] and at #243 on The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s.[2] Resident Advisor placed "Emerge" at #24 on the Top 100 Tracks of the '00s.[3]

Live performances[edit]

In 2002, Fischerspooner performed "Emerge" on the British music chart television program Top of the Pops.

Cultural impact[edit]

"Emerge" has been featured in several films, such as D.E.B.S. and Coachella.[4] The song was also featured the American TV series Nip/Tuck (Episode 7: Cliff Mantegna), the Canadian TV series jPod (Episode 13: Colony Collapse Disorderon), and the digitally animated planetarium music show SonicVision. "Emerge" was included on the compilations albums Lektroluv by Dr Lektroluv (2002) and Ultra.80's vs Electro (2002). "Emerge" was also used in the video game Gran Turismo 4 and included on its soundtrack. The Junkie XL remix was included in the soundtrack for the 2003 video game SSX 3.

In 2004, a mashup of "Everybody Wants You" by Billy Squier and "Emerge" was included on the Queer Eye soundtrack.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  • Australian CD single[6]
  1. "Emerge (Original)" - 4:46
  2. "Emerge (Dave Clarke Remix)" - 6:49
  3. "Emerge (Dexter Remix)" - 4:53
  4. "Emerge (Radio Edit)" - 3:28
  • German CD, Maxi single[7]
  1. "Emerge (Radio Edit)" - 3:09
  2. "Emerge (Album Version)" - 4:46
  3. "Emerge (Naughty's Peaktime Mix)" - 7:20
  4. "Emerge (Adult Remix)" - 4:59
  5. "Emerge (Terranova Remix)" - 4:40
  • German Vinyl, 12-inch single[8]
  1. "Emerge" - 5:00
  2. "Emerge (Radio Slave Edit)" - 6:22
  3. "Emerge (Adult Remix)" - 4:46
  • UK Vinyl, 12-inch single[9]
  1. "Emerge (Dave Clarke Remix)" - 6:48
  2. "Emerge (Radio Slave Edit)" - 6:22
  3. "Emerge (Original)" - 4:45
  • U.S. CD, Maxi single[10]
  1. "Emerge (Album Version)" - 4:48
  2. "Emerge (Junkie XL Remix)" - 8:52
  3. "Emerge (DFA Version)" - 4:17
  4. "Emerge (Naughty's Chiefrocker Remix)" - 5:12

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002/2003) Peak
Position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[11] 18
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[12] 25
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[13] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pitchfork: Staff Lists: The Top 100 Singles of 2000-04". Pitchfork Media. 2005-01-31. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  2. ^ "Pitchfork: Staff Lists: The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s: 500-201". Pitchfork Media. 2009-08-17. Archived from the original on 2010-06-22. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  3. ^ "RA Poll: Top 100 tracks of the '00s". Resident Advisor. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
  4. ^ "Fischerspooner - Filmography". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
  5. ^ Jeffries, David (2004). "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy - Original TV Soundtrack". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
  6. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – Australian CD single". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  7. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – German CD, Maxi single". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-20.
  8. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – German Vinyl, 12-inch single". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  9. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – UK Vinyl, 12-inch single". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  10. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – U.S. CD, Maxi single". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Fischerspooner – Emerge" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  12. ^ "Fischerspooner - Emerge – UK Singles Chart". The Official Charts Company. ChartStats. 2002-08-03. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  13. ^ "Fischerspooner Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.

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