Strobe (song)

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"Strobe"
Strobe.jpg
Single by deadmau5
from the album For Lack of a Better Name
Released 23 February 2010
23 September 2016 (Remixes)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2006[citation needed], 2009
Genre
Length 10:34 (Original Mix)
6:21 (Club Edit)
3:34 (Radio Edit)
Label
Writer(s) Joel Zimmerman
Producer(s) deadmau5
deadmau5 singles chronology
"Lack of a Better Name"
(2009)
"Strobe"
(2010)
"Some Chords"
(2010)

"Strobe" is an instrumental song written by Canadian electronic music producer deadmau5, released as the sixth and final single from his fourth studio album For Lack of a Better Name on 23 February 2010. The song originated from a track titled "Then We Stood Still", which was used in a YouTube video uploaded to Zimmerman's account several months prior to its release.[1] The song charted at numbers 128 and 13 on the UK Singles Chart and UK Dance Chart in the United Kingdom. A live version of the song was released exclusively on the iTunes version of his sixth studio album > album title goes here <.

The song received a 2016 update when deadmau5's record label mau5trap released the album Strobe (Remixes).

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No. Title Length
1. "Strobe" (Radio Edit) 3:34
2. "Strobe" (Club Edit) 6:21
3. "Strobe" (Michael Woods Remix) 6:46
4. "Strobe" (Plump DJs Remix) 5:42
5. "Strobe" (DJ Marky & S.P.Y. Remix) 6:57
6. "Strobe" (Full Length Version) 10:34
Total length: 39:54

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009/2010) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 128
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[5] 13
Ukraine (FDR Dance Plus Singles)[6] 1
US Dance/Electronic Digital Songs 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ then we stood still on YouTube. Retrieved on 2014-02-15.
  2. ^ "Strobe by deadmau5 on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-09. 
  3. ^ "Strobe (Remixes) by deadmau5 on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Strobe (Dimension Remix) - Single by deadmau5 on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-02-09. 
  5. ^ "Archive Chart: 2010-02-06" UK Dance Chart.
  6. ^ "FDR Dance+ Singles - June 20, 2012". 20 June 2012. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2012.