Soldier (Samantha Jade song)

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"Soldier"
Samantha Jade - Soldier.jpg
Single by Samantha Jade
Released 15 November 2013 (2013-11-15)
Format
Genre Electropop
Length 3:22
Label Sony
Songwriter(s)
  • Samantha Jade
  • Anthony Egizii
  • David Musumeci
Producer(s) DNA Songs
Samantha Jade singles chronology
"Firestarter"
(2013)
"Soldier"
(2013)
"Up!"
(2014)
"Firestarter"
(2013)
"Soldier"
(2013)
"Up!"
(2014)

"Soldier" is a song recorded by Australian singer Samantha Jade. The song was digitally and physically released on 15 November 2013.[1][2] "Soldier" was written by Jade, David Musumeci and Anthony Egizii, and produced by Musumeci and Egizii under their stage name DNA Songs. It became her fourth top twenty hit since winning The X Factor Australia in 2012. "Soldier" was certified Gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for selling over 35,000 copies.[3]

Background and production[edit]

"Soldier" was written by Jade with David Musumeci and Anthony Egizii, who also produced and mixed the song under their stage name DNA Songs. Jade spoke about "Soldier" in an interview with News.com.au, revealing that the track was inspired by the end of her seven-year relationship with Swedish music producer Christian Nilsson.[4] "Soldier" was released physically on CD single and for digital download on 15 November 2013.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

CD single / digital download[1][2]
No. Title Length
1. "Soldier" 3:22
Other versions
No. Title Length
1. "Soldier" (7th Heaven Radio Edit) 4:00

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 17
South Korea (Gaon International)[6] 163

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
Australian Artist Singles Chart[7] 24

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[3] Gold 35,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Catalogue
Australia 15 November 2013 CD single[1] Sony Music Australia 88843003312
Digital download[2] N/A

References[edit]