Ladbroke Grove (song)

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"Ladbroke Grove"
Ladbroke Grove remix single cover.jpg
Remix single cover
Single by AJ Tracey
from the album AJ Tracey
Released4 June 2019
GenreUK garage
Length
  • 3:10 (album version)
  • 3:05 (remix)
LabelSelf-released
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Conducta
AJ Tracey singles chronology
"Fashion Week"
(2019)
"Ladbroke Grove"
(2019)
"Choose Sides"
(2019)

"Ladbroke Grove" is a song by British rapper AJ Tracey, written by AJ Tracey and Conducta and produced by Conducta.[1][2] It was released on 4 June 2019 as the fifth single from AJ Tracey's self-titled debut album.[2] The song contains a sample of "Wandering Romance", written by Jorja Smith, Michael Stafford and Felix Joseph, and performed by Jorja Smith.[3] The song is based in the area of the same name in west London.

Initially debuting at number 48 on the UK Singles Chart in February 2019, the song eventually peaked at number three in October 2019 following its release as a single.[4] In May 2020, the British Phonographic Industry certified the song as double Platinum for sales of 1,200,000 equivalent units. In June 2022 it was certified triple Platinum.[5]

In September 2019, NME included the remix of "Ladbroke Grove" in their "25 essential UK garage anthems" list.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Ladbroke Grove"3:10
Remix[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Ladbroke Grove" (featuring General Levy and Novelist)3:05

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[5] 3× Platinum 1,800,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AJ Tracey - Ladbroke Grove Lyrics". Genius. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Ladbroke Grove (Remix) [feat. General Levy & Novelist] / AJ Tracey". Tidal. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  3. ^ "AJ Tracey Drops His Self-Titled Debut Album Featuring Giggs, Not3s, Conducta and More". versus.uk.com. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b "British single certifications – AJ Tracey – Ladbroke Grove". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  6. ^ "The best UK garage tracks of all time". September 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 21 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Official Hip Hop and R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 August 2019.
  11. ^ White, Jack (9 January 2020). "Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest songs of 2019". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  12. ^ Copsey, Rob (1 January 2020). "The Official Top 40 biggest songs of 2019". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  13. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2020". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 January 2021.