The Girls (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

"The Girls"
The girls c harris.jpg
Single by Calvin Harris
from the album I Created Disco
B-side"Rock N Roll Attitude"
Released4 June 2007
Format
Recorded2006
Length
  • 3:52 (radio edit)
  • 5:15 (album version)
Label
Songwriter(s)Calvin Harris
Producer(s)Calvin Harris
Calvin Harris singles chronology
"Acceptable in the 80s"
(2007)
"The Girls"
(2007)
"Merrymaking at My Place"
(2007)

"The Girls" is a song by Scottish musician Calvin Harris. It was released as the second single from his debut studio album, I Created Disco (2007), on 4 June 2007. "The Girls" was Harris' highest charting single on the UK Singles Chart, on 10 June 2007, "The Girls" reached a peak of number three. A "bootleg" version of the song leaked on file, sharing a several months before I Created Disco was released. The song has been covered by electropop outfit Dragonette, who changed the main lyric to "The Boys".

The track is often related to fictional EastEnders characters Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell.

Music video[edit]

The video features a group of women in brightly coloured wigs and underwear performing a dance routine around Harris.

Track listing[edit]

Maxi CD (FLYEYE 005)
No.TitleLength
1."The Girls" (Radio Edit)3:52
2."Rock N Roll Attitude"3:19
3."The Girls" (Groove Armada Remix)8:04
4."The Girls" (Micky Slim's Bomb Squad Mix)7:09

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Silver 200,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Calvin Harris – The Girls". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – The Girls". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  5. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 - 2007". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  7. ^ "British single certifications – Calvin Harris – The Girls". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type The Girls in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

External links[edit]