The Aviary (album)

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The Aviary
Galantis The Aviary.jpg
Studio album by Galantis
Released 15 September 2017
Recorded 2016–17
Genre EDM
Length 58:00
Label
Producer
Galantis chronology
Pharmacy
(2015)Pharmacy2015
The Aviary
(2017)
Singles from The Aviary
  1. "No Money"
    Released: 31 March 2016
  2. "Love on Me"
    Released: 30 September 2016
  3. "Pillow Fight"
    Released: 15 December 2016
  4. "Hunter"
    Released: 5 May 2017
  5. "Tell Me You Love Me"
    Released: 8 December 2017[1]

The Aviary is the second studio album by Swedish electronic dance music duo Galantis.[2] It was released on 15 September 2017 through Big Beat Records[3] and Atlantic Records, and features appearances from Reece Bullimore, Hook n Sling, Matthew Koma, Hannah Wilson and Wrabel.[4]

On 16 February 2017, the duo released the single "Rich Boy" along with a lyric video directed by We Wrk Wknds. Along with the announcement of the album, it was also announced that the single "Rich Boy" would be excluded from the track list of the album and identified as a non-album single. The album was made available for pre-order on 12 July 2017.[5]

Singles[edit]

On 1 April 2016, the pair released the single "No Money", which became their first single to debut on the US Billboard Hot 100.[6] On 5 August 2016, they released the standalone single "Make Me Feel" for the soundtrack to Netflix's original film, XOXO.[7]

On 30 September 2016, Galantis and Hook n Sling released the collaborative single "Love on Me" followed by a music video for the track on 4 October 2016, directed by Dano Cerny. On 15 December 2016, they released a lyric video for "Pillow Fight", which the band has said "brings back the original Galantis heart and roots". On 5 May 2017, the duo released the single "Hunter", to be accompanied by a music video which has already been filmed.[8]

On 8 December 2017, Galantis released "Tell Me You Love Me" as the fifth and final single from the album.[9]

Promotional singles[edit]

On 12 July 2017, it was announced on social media that Galantis' second studio album would be titled The Aviary, accompanied by the release of the promotional single titled "True Feeling".[10] The track "Girls on Boys", a collaboration with American singer-songwriter Rozes,[11] was released as the second promotional single on 1 September 2017 and was revealed on 24 August 2017.[12]

Track listing[edit]

The Aviary[13]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."True Feeling"
3:58
2."Hey Alligator"
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
3:29
3."Girls on Boys" (with Rozes)
  • Galantis
  • Gad
  • AFSHeeN
  • Cumbee
2:59
4."Salvage (Up All Night)" (featuring Poo Bear)
3:17
5."Tell Me You Love Me" (with Throttle)
  • Sarah Aarons
  • Robert Michael Bergin
  • Eddie Jenkins
  • Karlsson
  • Koitzsch
  • Jonback
  • Eklöw
  • Galantis
  • Throttle
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
3:10
6."Hello"
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
3:43
7."Hunter"
  • Joshua Wilkinson
  • Ki Fitzgerald
  • Hannah Wilson
  • Karlsson
  • Koitzsch
  • Jonback
  • Eklöw
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
  • Wilkinson[a]
  • Fitzgerald[a]
3:04
8."Written in the Scars" (featuring Wrabel)
  • Wrabel
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Drew Pearson
  • Karlsson
  • Koitzsch
  • Jonback
  • Eklöw
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
  • Drew Pearson[a]
3:23
9."Call Me Home"
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
  • Martin[b]
3:25
10."Love on Me" (with Hook n Sling)
3:25
11."Pillow Fight"
  • Galantis
  • Svidden
  • Jonback
  • Koma
3:17
12."No Money"
3:10

Notes

  • Track 1 features uncredited lead vocals from Wrabel
  • Track 2 features uncredited vocals from Bonnie McKee
  • Track 3 features vocals from Rozes
  • Track 4 features vocals from Poo Bear
  • Track 5 is a collaboration with Throttle and features uncredited vocals from Sarah Aarons
  • Track 6 features uncredited vocals from Ross Golan
  • Track 7 features uncredited lead vocals from Hannah Wilson
  • Track 8 features vocals from Wrabel
  • Track 9 features uncredited vocals from Sam Martin
  • Track 10 is a collaboration with Hook n Sling and features uncredited vocals from Laura White and Cathy Dennis
  • Track 11 features uncredited vocals from Matthew Koma
  • Track 12 features uncredited vocals from Reece Bullimore

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[15] 40
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[16] 47
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[17] 105
New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ)[18] 4
UK Albums (OCC)[19] 58
US Billboard 200[20] 102
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[21] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tell Me You Love Me". 8 December 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  2. ^ Meadow, Matthew (11 July 2017). "BREAKING: Galantis Reveal Brand New Album & We Couldn't Be More Excited". Your EDM. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Galantis Announce Sophomore Album 'The Aviary,' Drop New Single 'True Feeling'". Billboard. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Galantis announce second studio album, 'Aviary'". DJMag.com. 12 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  5. ^ Stevo (2017-07-11). "Galantis Announces New Studio Album 'The Aviary'". EDM Sauce. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Galantis Drops Exciting New Single "True Feeling" + Announces Their Sophomore Album 'The Aviary'". This Song Is Sick. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Galantis Catches a New Vibe With 'Hunter': Listen". Billboard. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Tell Me You Love Me". 8 December 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Galantis Reveals New Single "True Feeling" & Album Details!". EDM Identity. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  11. ^ Ryan, Gavin (25 August 2017). "New Music Releases For 24 August 2017". Noise11. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Galantis: The Aviary – Music on Google Play". Google Play Music. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  13. ^ "The Aviary by Galantis on Apple Music" (Credits can be obtained from the songs once added to the iTunes library). iTunes Store. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  14. ^ "CDJapan : The Aviary Galantis CD Album". CDJapan.
  15. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Galantis – The Aviary". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Galantis Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  17. ^ "ギャランティス". Oricon. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  18. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  19. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  20. ^ "Galantis Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  21. ^ "Galantis Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 September 2017.