HandClap

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"HandClap"
Single by Fitz and The Tantrums
from the album Fitz and The Tantrums
Released March 25, 2016 (2016-03-25)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2016
Genre
Length 3:13
Label Elektra
Songwriter(s) Sam Hollander
Producer(s) Ricky Reed
Fitz and The Tantrums singles chronology
"Fools Gold"
(2014)
"HandClap"
(2016)
"Roll Up"
(2016)

"Fools Gold"
(2014)
"HandClap"
(2016)
"Roll Up"
(2016)
Music video
"HandClap" on YouTube

"HandClap" is a song recorded by American indie pop band Fitz and The Tantrums. The song was released as the lead single from their self-titled album Fitz and the Tantrums on March 25, 2016, through Elektra Records. It is their highest-charting song on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 53.[1]

Theme[edit]

The song describes the singer's desire for his lover, interpolated with a chorus of the singer asserting, "I can make your hands clap".

Track listing[edit]

Remixes Pt. 1[2]
No.TitleLength
1."HandClap" (Dave Audé Remix)4:55
2."HandClap" (Willy Joy Remix)4:10
3."HandClap" (Myles Travitz Remix)3:17
4."HandClap" (Paul Damixie Remix)3:08
Total length:15:30

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016–18) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 55
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 78
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 59
South Korea (Gaon)[6] 9
South Korea International Chart (Gaon)[7] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 53
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[8] 5
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[9] 5
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[10] 2
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[11] 29
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[12] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Position
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[13] 44

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[14] 2× Platinum 2,000,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "HandClap (Remixes, Pt. 1) - EP by Fitz & The Tantrums on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Fitz and the Tantrums – HandClap" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Fitz and the Tantrums – HandClap". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "2018년 09주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – Issue date: 2018.03.04 – 2018.03.10". Gaon Chart. Retrieved March 15, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  9. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  10. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
  11. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  12. ^ "Fitz & The Tantrums Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  13. ^ "Adult Pop Songs: Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  14. ^ "American single certifications – Fitz & the Tantrums – HandClap". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved April 9, 2018.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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