Show the World

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"Show the World"
Single by Martin
from the album Show the World
Released May 12, 2008[1]
Format CD, digital download
Genre Pop
Length 3:02
Label Sony BMG Music Entertainment Denmark
Writer(s) Mikkel Remee Sigvardt, Lucas Secon, Thomas Troelsen
Martin singles chronology
"The #1" "Show the World" "Report to the Dance Floor"
Music video
"Show the World" on YouTube

"Show the World" is a song by the first Danish X Factor winner, Martin. It is the second single off his same-titled debut album, Show the World (2008). It was written by the Danish songwriting and production team of Thomas Troelsen, Remee and Lucas Secon. Martin's singing has been compared to Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake.[2][3][4]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 1
Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[6] Platinum 15,000

Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)[edit]

"Love Like Oxygen"
Shinee single likeoxygen.jpg
Single by Shinee
from the album The Shinee World
Released August 25, 2008
Format Digital download
Recorded Blue Ocean Studio
Genre K-pop
Length 3:02
Label SM Entertainment
Writer(s) Yunjeong Gwon, Young-hu Kim, Mikkel Remee Sigvardt, Lucas Secon, Thomas Troelsen
Producer(s) Yonghun Jo
Shinee Korean singles chronology
"Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)"
"A.Mi.Go (Amigo)"
Music video
"Love Like Oxygen" on YouTube

In 2008, South Korean boy band Shinee recorded a cover version of the song in Korean as "Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)" (Korean:"산소 같은 너 (Love Like Oxygen).[7] It was released as the first single from The Shinee World (2008).

Music video[edit]

The music video consist of the boys dancing in a white room, wearing colorful outfits at first and then black and white outfits near the end. It switches from scenes to the boys in a club having individual shots of their solo parts.[8] The dance was choreographed by Japanese dancer Rino Nakasone-Razalan.[9]


SM Entertainment promoted "Love Like Oxygen" as the group's debut single outside of South Korea.[citation needed] The group travelled to Thailand in November 2008, where the single reached number one (as well as the album).[citation needed] The single continued to be released throughout Asia into early 2009.[citation needed] The single and album have been released in Taiwan.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Love Like Oxygen" (산소 같은 너 (Love Like Oxygen)) 3:02
2. "Love Like Oxygen" (Instrumental) 3:02


  1. ^ "Show the World by Martin". iTunes US. Apple. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Martin leverer varen" (in Danish). June 27, 2008. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Martin, Show the World:De gjorde det sgu! Disco-pop-rammen passer perfekt" (in Danish). Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Martin helt uden x-faktor". (in Danish). JP/Politikens Hus. May 28, 2008. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Martin - Chart History". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Guld og Platin I August" (in Danish). IFPI Denmark. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Shinee Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)". Star News (in Korean). August 20, 2008. Retrieved January 19, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Love Like Oxygen". SM Town. YouTube. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  9. ^ "An exclusive interview with Rino Nakasone, KPop Choreographer Extraordinaire!". Retrieved September 13, 2012.