Shuffle (song)

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"Shuffle"
Shuffle (single cover).jpg
Single by Bombay Bicycle Club
from the album A Different Kind of Fix
Released 23 June 2011
Format Digital Download
Recorded 2010
Genre Alternative rock, indie folk
Length 3:54
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Jack Steadman
Bombay Bicycle Club singles chronology
"Rinse Me Down"
(2010)
"Shuffle"
(2011)
"Lights Out, Words Gone"
(2011)

"Rinse Me Down"
(2010)
"Shuffle"
(2011)
"Lights Out, Words Gone"
(2011)

"Shuffle" is the first single by British alternative rock band Bombay Bicycle Club from their third studio album, A Different Kind of Fix. Through Island Records, the single was released on 23 June 2011 as a digital download in the United Kingdom. The song was chosen as "Record of The Week" by UK radio DJ Zane Lowe. "Shuffle" would become one of the band's most commercially successful singles.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Shuffle" peaked at number 64 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the band's second-most successful single. The single also debuted at number 40 and peaked at number 38 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in the United States, the band's first chart appearance in that country.[1][2] The song also charted at number 60 on the Billboard Japan Hot 100 Singles chart.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was uploaded to VEVO and YouTube on 22 July 2011.[4] It features Lucy Rose, a fellow artist who is friends with the band. With over three million views, it is the band's most viewed video on YouTube and VEVO to date.[5]

In popular culture[edit]

The song is featured in the 2012 video game Sleeping Dogs and in the 2013 video game MLB 13: The Show. The song was featured in one episode of MTV series Catfish: The TV Show.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download - Single[6]
No.TitleLength
1."Shuffle"3:54
Digital download - Remixes[7]
No.TitleLength
1."Shuffle" (Jack Steadman Remix)4:46
2."Shuffle" (Bibio Remix)4:55
3."Shuffle" (Leo Zero Remix)5:56

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011–12) Peak
position
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[3] 60
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 64
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[2] 38

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 23 June 2011 Digital download - Single[6] Mercury Records
5 August 2011 Digital download - Remixes[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/chartbeat/504526/chart-highlights-katy-perrys-part-of-me-starts-on-pop-songs
  2. ^ a b "Alternative Songs chart history for Bombay Bicycle Club". Billboard. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Chart history for Bombay Bicycle Club". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Bombay Bicycle Club - Shuffle". YouTube. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Bombay Bicycle Club's VEVO page via YouTube (sorted by "most popular" videos)". YouTube. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  6. ^ a b Shuffle - Single Bombay by Bicycle Club iTunes
  7. ^ a b Shuffle (Remixes) - Single by Bombay Bicycle ClubiTunes
  8. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2011-07-03.

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