Recess (song)

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"Recess"
Skrillex Recess Single.jpg
Single by Skrillex featuring Kill the Noise, Fatman Scoop and Michael Angelakos
from the album Recess
ReleasedJuly 7, 2014 (2014-07-07)
Format
GenreMoombahton[1][2]
Length3:57
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Skrillex singles chronology
"Ragga Bomb"
(2014)
"Recess"
(2014)
"Take Ü There"
(2014)
Kill the Noise singles chronology
"Lightspeed"
(2012)
"Recess"
(2014)
"Shell Shocked"
(2014)
Fatman Scoop singles chronology
"Rock the Boat"
(2011)
"Recess"
(2014)
"Don't Stop the Madness"
(2014)
Michael Angelakos singles chronology
"Recess"
(2014)
Audio sample
"Recess"

"Recess" is a song by American record producers Skrillex and Kill the Noise, featuring vocals from Fatman Scoop and Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos.[4] It was released on March 14, 2014 as part of Skrillex's debut studio album Recess (2014).[5] It entered the UK Singles Chart at number 57 after being added to BBC Radio 1's rotation. On May 15, 2014, the song was confirmed as the album's second single. Soon after, a teaser video for the single was released on Skrillex's YouTube channel on July 3, 2014.[6] The song was released as a single on July 7, 2014, alongside remixes from Flux Pavilion, Milo and Otis, Valentino Khan and Ape Drums.[7]

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD single and digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Recess"3:57

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[8] 47
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[9] 69
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[10] 25
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders)[11] 43
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[12] 59
France (SNEP)[13] 189
Germany (Official German Charts)[14] 79
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[15] 17
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 57
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[17] 6
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[18] 13
US Hot Singles Sales (Billboard)[19] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2014) position
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[20] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrin, Nate (March 21, 2014). "Skrillex :Recess". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  2. ^ Sherburne, Philip (March 18, 2014). "Skrillex Flirts With Top 40 On His Occasionally Brilliant 'Recess'". Spin. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  3. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart Update". BBC Radio 1. Retrieved 2014-03-19.
  4. ^ "Skrillex Drops Surprise Album 'Recess'". Spin. 2014-03-11.
  5. ^ "How Skrillex Took Over the Globe". Rolling Stone. 2014-03-12.
  6. ^ Recess Remixes Teaser - Skrillex and Kill The Noise ft. Fatman Scoop and Michael Angelakos. YouTube. 3 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Twitter / Skrillex: So @MiloAndOtis @Fluxpavilion @ValentinoKhan and @apedrums pretty much just set the world on fire with these RECESS remixes". Twitter. 2014-05-15.
  8. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Skrillex – Recess". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  9. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Skrillex – Recess" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Skrillex – Recess" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Skrillex – Recess" (in Dutch). Ultratop Dance.
  12. ^ "Skrillex Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
  13. ^ "Lescharts.com – Skrillex – Recess" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved July 19, 2014.
  14. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Skrillex – Recess". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  15. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  16. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  17. ^ "Skrillex Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 19, 2014.
  18. ^ "Skrillex Chart History (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  19. ^ "Skrillex With Kill The Noise, Fatman Scoop & Michael Angelakos – Recess – Music Charts". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
  20. ^ "Hot Dance/Electronic Songs – Year-End 2014". Billboard. Retrieved September 2, 2019.