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)
Recorded2016
Genre
Length3:12
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] The song was also included in Playground Games' Forza Horizon 3 soundtrack.

Theme[edit]

The song describes the singer's love, passion and 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)3:12
2."HandClap" (Willy Joy Remix)3:12
3."HandClap" (Myles Travitz Remix)3:12
4."HandClap" (Paul Damixie Remix)3:12
Total length:15:30

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Germany (BVMI)[25] Gold 200,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[26] 3× Platinum 3,000,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fitz and 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. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums – HandClap" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Fitz and The Tantrums Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "Fitz and The Tantrums Chart History (Canada Hot AC)". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  6. ^ "Fitz and The Tantrums Chart History (Canada Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  7. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums – HandClap" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Japan Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  9. ^ "2018년 09주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – Issue date: 2018.03.04 – 2018.03.10". Gaon Chart. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  11. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  12. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  13. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Hot Rock & Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
  14. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  15. ^ "Fitz and the Tantrums Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  16. ^ "Uzbekistan Top 100 Digital – Week 06, 2017".
  17. ^ "Adult Pop Songs: Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  18. ^ "Hot Rock Songs – Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  19. ^ "Rock Airplay Songs – Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  20. ^ "Adult Pop Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  21. ^ "Hot Rock Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  22. ^ "2018년 Digital Chart". Gaon. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  23. ^ "Japan Hot 100 – Year-End 2020" (in Japanese). Billboard Japan. Retrieved August 23, 2021.
  24. ^ "Hot Overseas". Billboard Japan. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
  25. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Fitz & the Tantrums; 'HandClap')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2 October 2021.
  26. ^ "American single certifications – Fitz & the Tantrums – HandClap". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved October 13, 2021.

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