HandClap

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"HandClap"
Single by Fitz and The Tantrums
from the album Fitz and The Tantrums
ReleasedMarch 25, 2016 (2016-03-25)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016
Genre
Length3:13
LabelElektra
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ricky Reed
Fitz and The Tantrums singles chronology
"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".[citation needed]

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
Chart (2018) Position
South Korea (Gaon)[14] 15

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[15] 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. ^ "2018년 Digital Chart". Gaon. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  15. ^ "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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