Glow (Madcon song)

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"Glow"
GlowMadcon.jpg
Single by Madcon
from the album Contraband
ReleasedMay 30, 2010 (2010-05-30)
Recorded2010
GenreElectropop, Europop
Length3:50[1]
Songwriter(s)Hitesh Ceon, Kim Ofstad, Yosef Wolde-Mariam, Tshawe Baqwa
Producer(s)Element
Madcon singles chronology
"Liar"
(2008)
"Glow"
(2010)
"Freaky Like Me"
(2010)

"Glow" is an English language song by the Norwegian urban duo Madcon. It is the first single released from their fourth album Contraband. The song is produced by production team Element, and written by Element and Madcon. Madcon performed the song during the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 interval in Oslo, Norway.

Eurovision Song Contest 2010[edit]

The song was accompanied by flash mob dance arranged by Element[2] at various locations, showing collective dancing by hundreds of ordinary people in various locations including at the Telenor Arena where the event was being held, as well as (in order of appearance) at L'Alfàs del Pi (Spain), Reykjavík (Iceland), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Gothenburg (Sweden), Vilnius (Lithuania), London (United Kingdom), Düsseldorf (Germany), Dublin (Ireland).

Additional celebration footage was shown (in their order of appearance) from Malta, Lithuania, Iceland, Azerbaijan, Sweden, Russia, France, Turkey, Poland, Estonia, Portugal, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Albania, Ireland, Slovenia, Serbia, Norway, Germany, Denmark, Armenia, Romania, Latvia, Belarus, United Kingdom, Croatia, Belgium, Georgia, Greece, Slovakia, Ukraine, Cyprus, live scenes from Hamburg (Germany), an individual in the North Sea (unidentified location), Moldova, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Spain, Israel.

There was also special appearance footage by HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit, her daughter HRH Princess Ingrid Alexandra and her son Marius Borg Høiby.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[3]
  1. "Glow" – 3:50
German CD Single
  1. "Glow" (Radio Edit) - 3:49
  2. "Glow" (Extended Version) - 7:36

Chart performance[edit]

The song was released as a single making it to #1 in the Norwegian VG-lista singles chart for 10 consecutive weeks (weeks 23 to 32 / 2010). It also made it in many European singles charts: Germany (reaching #4), Finland (#6), Ireland (#12), Austria (#14), Denmark (#16), Sweden (#17), Spain (#34), Switzerland (#38), The Netherlands (#59) and UK (#70).[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glow - Single by Madcon". Apple. Retrieved 2010-09-05.
  2. ^ ELEMENT official website
  3. ^ "Madcon - Glow". Amazon.
  4. ^ "Glow" page on aCharts.us website
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Madcon – Glow" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Madcon – Glow" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Madcon – Glow" (in French). Ultratip.
  8. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 201036 into search.
  9. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Madcon – Glow". Tracklisten.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Madcon – Glow". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  11. ^ "Madcon: Glow" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  12. ^ "Chart Track: Week 22, 2010". Irish Singles Chart.
  13. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Madcon – Glow" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  14. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Madcon – Glow". VG-lista.
  15. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201031 into search.
  16. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Madcon – Glow" Canciones Top 50.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Madcon – Glow". Singles Top 100.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Madcon – Glow". Swiss Singles Chart.
  19. ^ "Madcon: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-27. Retrieved 2012-02-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  21. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2010/european-hot-100-singles
  22. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  23. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Madcon; 'Glow')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  24. ^ "Trofe Oversikt" (in Norwegian). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry of Norway. Retrieved 18 January 2013.

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