Julia (Nick & Simon song)

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Single by Nick & Simon
from the album Sterker
Released8 March 2013
FormatCD single, digital download
GenrePalingsound, Nederpop
LabelArtist & Company
Songwriter(s)Nick Schilder
Producer(s)Gordon Groothedde
Nick & Simon singles chronology
"Ze Lijkt Net Niet Op Jou"

"Julia" is a single by the Dutch duo Nick & Simon, consisting of the singers Nick Schilder and Simon Keizer from Volendam. The song was released on 8 March 2013.[1] The song was written by Schilder and was produced by Gordon Groothedde.

Nick & Simon released many different versions of the song, each with another female given name as title. Eight versions were released on CD, but on iTunes 154 versions were released (see different versions). Nick & Simon established a record in the Guinness Book of Records with this song, because they released 155 singles on one day. This has never been done before.[2]

The single debuted at the peak position in both the Dutch Top 40 and the Mega Single Top 100.[3][4] The song became the first number-one single for Nick & Simon in the Dutch Top 40 and the first number-one debut in that chart since Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" in 2011. "Julia" was the tenth number-one single for the duo in the Mega Single Top 100.


Chart (2013) Peak
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[3] 1
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[4] 1

Different versions[edit]

Nick & Simon released 155 versions of the song: "Julia" and 154 other names. Below a list of the different versions.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Julia on iTunes". itunes.apple.com (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Nick en Simon in Guinness Book of Records?". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Julia in the Dutch Top 40". www.top40.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Julia in the Mega Single Top 100". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 November 2013.