Girlfriend (Icona Pop song)

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"Girlfriend"
Single by Icona Pop
from the album This Is... Icona Pop
Released 4 June 2013 (2013-06-04)
Format Digital download
Genre Electropop
Length 2:50
Label Big Beat
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • StarGate
  • Mark Knight (co.)
  • James F. Reynolds (co.)
  • Caweh "CaPa" Passereh (co.)
Icona Pop singles chronology
"We Got the World"
(2012)
"Girlfriend"
(2013)
"All Night"
(2013)

"Girlfriend" is a song by Swedish synthpop duo Icona Pop. It was released worldwide on 4 June 2013 as a digital download, except for Sweden where it was released on 7 June. The song was written by Icona Pop and Marcus "Mack" Sepehrmanesh and produced by Stargate, co-produced by Caweh Passereh, Mark Knight and James Reynolds. The song interpolates the lyrics from Tupac Shakur's "Me and My Girlfriend".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download
  1. "Girlfriend" – 2:50
  • Germany single[2]
  1. "Girlfriend" – 2:50
  2. "Girlfriend" (The Chainsmokers Remix) – 4:37
  3. "I Love It" (Tiësto Remix) (feat. Charli XCX) – 5:10
  4. "Ready for the Weekend" – 2:42

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Lead vocals – Icona Pop
  • Lyrics – Marcus Sephermanesh, Aino Jawo, Caroline Hjelt, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Marvin Harper, Ricky Rouse, Tupac Shakur, Tyrone Wrice
  • Producer, programmer, all instruments – StarGate
  • Co-producer – Mark Knight, James F. Reynolds, Caweh Passereh
  • Executive producer – Tim Blacksmith, Danny D
  • Recorded by – Mikkel S. Eriksen, Miles Walker
  • Additional production, additional recording – Elof Loelv
  • Additional engineer, assistant engineer – Daniela Rivera
  • Mixer – Phil Tan
  • Masterer – Colin Leonard
  • Label: Big Beat

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 55
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 27
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 17
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 31
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[7] 40
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 17
Israel (Media Forest)[9] 17
Italy (FIMI)[10] 70
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 57
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 73

Release history[edit]

Regions Dates Format(s) Label(s)
Worldwide[13] 4 June 2013 Digital download Big Beat Records
Sweden[14] 7 June 2013 Universal Music
Germany[15] 23 August 2013 Warner Music

References[edit]