Fool's Gold (Aaron Carter song)

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"Fool's Gold"
Aaron Carter Fool's Gold cover.jpg
Single by Aaron Carter
from the album LøVë
ReleasedApril 1, 2016
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length3:16[3]
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Carter
  • Michel Schulz
Aaron Carter singles chronology
"Ooh Wee"
(2014)
"Fool's Gold"
(2016)
"Sooner or Later"
(2017)

"Fool's Gold" is a single by American pop musician Aaron Carter released on April 1, 2016.[4] It is the first single to be released by Carter since 2002.[5] The song appears on Carter's extended play LøVë and his 2018 album of the same name.[6][7]

Background and release[edit]

Carter began to tease the single in November 2015 via Twitter.[8] On November 24, 2015, Billboard premiered a preview of the song.[9] The song and its accompanying music video, co-directed by Carter and Jon Asher, were released on April 1, 2016.[10][11]

Charts[edit]

Charts (2016) Peak
position
Billboard Spotify Viral 50[12] 6
Billboard Spotify Velocity[13] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grebey, James (April 1, 2016). "Aaron Carter's New Song Is Pretty Good, But It'll Still Make You a Little Sad". Spin. SpinMedia. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Azzopardi, Chris (February 18, 2016). "Aaron Carter forges future after uphill battle". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on February 22, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Fool's Gold - Single by Aaron Carter on iTunes". iTunes. Apple. April 1, 2016. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  4. ^ Maslow, Nick (April 1, 2016). "Aaron Carter Embraces Sexy Side in Comeback Music Video for 'Fool's Gold'". People. People. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  5. ^ Dunlap, Kelley (April 1, 2016). "Aaron Carter's Comeback Single Is Confusingly Good". BuzzFeed. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  6. ^ "EXCLUSIVE! Aaron Carter Proves He Is Back With New Catchy Single Fool's Gold — Listen HERE!". Perez Hilton. Perez Hilton. April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  7. ^ "Aaron Carter "Fool's Gold" (Video Premiere)". Ultimate Music. Ultimate Music. April 1, 2016. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  8. ^ Costa, Frank (November 16, 2015). "Aaron Carter Teases Comeback With New Single "Fool's Gold"". Contrast Magazine. Contrast Magazine. Archived from the original on November 17, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  9. ^ Weiner, Natalie (24 November 2015). "Aaron Carter Previews New Single 'Fool's Gold': Exclusive". Billboard. Billboard. Archived from the original on 28 February 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  10. ^ Kickham, Dylan (April 1, 2016). "Aaron Carter drops 'Fool's Gold' video on Fools' Day". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  11. ^ Kickham, Dylan (May 11, 2016). "URSA Mini 4.6K Used to Shoot Aaron Carter's 'Fool's Gold' Music Video". Blackmagic Design. Archived from the original on August 15, 2017. Retrieved April 1, 2016.
  12. ^ "Billboard Biz". Billboard. May 14, 2016. Archived from the original on 3 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Billboard Spotify Velocity - Aaron Carter". Billboard. May 14, 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2017.