My Song 5

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"My Song 5"
Haim - My Song 5.png
Cover for the remix featuring A$AP Ferg
Single by Haim featuring A$AP Ferg
from the album Days Are Gone
ReleasedAugust 15, 2014[1]
Format
Recorded2013
Genre
Length3:44
LabelPolydor
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Haim
  • Ariel Rechtshaid
Haim singles chronology
"If I Could Change Your Mind"
(2014)
"My Song 5"
(2014)
"Pray to God"
(2015)
A$AP Ferg singles chronology
"Doe-Active"
(2014)
"My Song 5"
(2014)
"B Boy"
(2015)

"My Song 5" is the sixth and final single from American rock band Haim's debut studio album, Days Are Gone. A re-recorded version of the song, featuring rapper A$AP Ferg, was released as a single on August 15, 2014.[1] A music video for the song was released four days later.[2] On October 3, 2014, Haim posted a cover version by the Australian rock band Movement on their SoundCloud account to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the release of Days Are Gone.[3]

Release[edit]

"My Song 5" was released on October 6, 2014 on a 10" picture disc vinyl.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "My Song 5" was released on August 19, 2014. The video is set on a fictional talk show called Dallas Murphy (a parody of Jerry Springer and the original Ricki Lake show), featuring Haim and several other people playing roles. The show is hosted by Vanessa Bayer,[4] and includes cameos from various other celebrities—Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend, Kesha, Big Sean, Grimes, A$AP Ferg, and Ariel Rechtshaid.[5]

In popular culture[edit]

The song was featured in the teaser trailers for the second season of the MTV drama Finding Carter.

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 183

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://store.universal-music.co.uk/euro/vinyl-singles/haim-my-song-5-10-picture-vinyl/invt/0602547019790
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSlmgr15Yh0
  3. ^ "HAIM - To celebrate a year of Days Are Gone, we just posted a free..." Facebook. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  4. ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/haim-asap-ferg-air-secrets-my-song-5-20140819
  5. ^ http://www.nme.com/news/haim/79251
  6. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "CHART: CLUK Update 14.08.2014 (wk34)". Zobbel. Retrieved 30 August 2014.