Take Off (Chipmunk song)

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"Take Off"
Take Off (Chipmunk song) coverart.jpg
Single by Chipmunk featuring Trey Songz
from the album Transition
Released15 July 2011 (2011-07-15)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2010
GenreR&B, hip hop
Length4:03 (Album Version)
LabelJive Records
Songwriter(s)Jahmaal Fyffe, Harmony Samuels
Producer(s)Harmony "H-Money" Samuels
Chipmunk singles chronology
"In the Air"
(2011)
"Take Off"
(2011)
"Teardrop"
(2011)
Trey Songz singles chronology
"Out of My Head"
(2011)
"Take Off"
(2011)
"Can't Get Enough"
(2011)
Music video
"Take Off" on YouTube

"Take Off" is a single by British pop rapper Chipmunk, released as the third single from his second studio album Transition. It is the last single to feature the stage name under Chipmunk. The song features American R&B singer Trey Songz, it was released on 15 July 2011 as a Digital download in the United Kingdom. The song's accompanying music video was released on 17 June 2011. It features appearances by both Chipmunk and Trey Songz.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Lewis Corner of Digital Spy reviewed the song stating: "It hasn't been an easy few months for Chipmunk. Having started the year on a high with his top two hit 'Champion', follow-up 'In The Air' barely scraped the top 40 and its parent album subsequently struggled to garner a top ten placing. Looking to revive his ailing chart glory, could the assistance of US hip-hop star Trey Songz be the antidote that Chippers so sorely needs? "I keep my life in a limelight/ Pap lights, award shows, red floors/ Booji bars, yes, it's what I'm meant for," Chip explains in his familiar North London street-lingo with the same modesty as a banker's Christmas bonus. Meanwhile, Trey croons, "it's like you didn't want me to take off" over a chorus of gloopy R&B beats and orchestral strings. We hate to say it, but it's going to take a helluva lot more power than this to lift Chip off the ground." 2/5 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[3]
No.TitleLength
1."Take Off" (Intanatty Remix) (featuring Trey Songz)5:55
2."Take Off" (Intanatty Dub) (featuring Trey Songz)5:54
3."Take Off" (Cutmore Killa Club Remix) (featuring Trey Songz)7:25
4."Take Off" (Cutmore Killa Club Dub) (featuring Trey Songz)7:10
5."Take Off" (Champion Remix) (featuring Trey Songz)4:16
6."Take Off" (Champion Dub) (featuring Trey Songz)4:18

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[4] 23
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 84

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 15 July 2011[6] Digital download Jive Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chipmunk - Take Off ft. Trey Songz on YouTube
  2. ^ Lewis Corner. "Chipmunk ft. Trey Songz: 'Take Off'". Digital Spy. digitalspy.co.uk.
  3. ^ Take Off (feat. Trey Songz) [Remixes] by Chipmunk iTunes
  4. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  5. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ Take Off (feat. Trey Songz) by Chipmunk iTunes

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