Silhouettes (Avicii song)

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"Silhouettes"
SilhouettesAvicii.jpg
Single by Avicii
Released27 April 2012
FormatDigital download
Recorded2011
GenreProgressive house[1]
Length3:31
LabelUniversal Music
Songwriter(s)Tim Bergling, Arash Pournouri, Salem Al Fakir
Producer(s)Avicii
Avicii singles chronology
"Collide"
(2011)
"Silhouettes"
(2012)
"Superlove"
(2012)

"Silhouettes" is a song by Swedish house producer and DJ Avicii featuring vocals from Swedish singer Salem Al Fakir. The track was first released on 27 April 2012 in the United Kingdom.[2] It had previously been leaked on the internet in early 2011, albeit with a different song pitch.[citation needed] Some music blogs erroneously posted "Flash" by Tatana and Scaloni.[3][unreliable source?]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Silhouettes" (original radio edit)3:31
2."Silhouettes" (original mix)7:00
Silhouettes (Remixes) – Digital download[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Silhouettes" (EDX's Arena Club Mix)5:47
2."Silhouettes" (Syn Cole Creamfields Mix)6:23
3."Silhouettes" (Lazy Rich Remix)6:29

Charts[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

For the week ending 11 May 2012, "Silhouettes" debuted at number fifty on the Irish Singles Chart.[5] The track marked Avicii's fourth appearance on the chart, following "Seek Bromance", "Collide" and "Levels" - which peaked at number forty-nine and number three respectively.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released on YouTube on 7 June 2012.[6] The music video shows a person before and after undergoing sex reassignment surgery. An alternate version just featuring Avicii performing at various venues in the United States has also been produced.

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 27 April 2012[2] Digital download Universal Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (23 May 2012). ""Silhouettes" by Avicii Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Avicii - 'Silhouettes' - Single". iTunes (UK). Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  3. ^ Will. "AVICII FAKE – SCALONI and DJ TATANA -FLASH ORIGINAL MIX". Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Silhouettes (Remixes)". Beatport. Archived from the original on 1 October 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Chart Track: Week 26, 2012". Irish Singles Chart.
  6. ^ "Avicii - Silhouettes". YouTube. Avicii. 2012-06-07. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in French). Ultratip.
  10. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Avicii – Silhouettes". Tracklisten.
  11. ^ "Avicii: Silhouettes" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  12. ^ "Musicline.de – Avicii Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  14. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  15. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Avicii – Silhouettes" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Avicii – Silhouettes". Singles Top 100.
  18. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  19. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  20. ^ "Avicii Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  21. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  22. ^ "Avicii, Silhouettes - Certifikat" (Enter Silhouettes in the Sök bar, then click on the Visa button below the single's respective icon) (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan.se. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  23. ^ "British single certifications – Avicii – Silhouettes". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Silhouettes in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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