The Weekend (Michael Gray song)

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"The Weekend"
Single by Michael Gray featuring Shena
Released 5 November 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre Disco house
Length 3:11
Label Altra Moda Music
Writer(s) Gray, Cheatham, Irvin, Still
Producer(s) Michael Gray
Michael Gray singles chronology
"Whatcha Gonna Do"
(2004)
"The Weekend"
(2004)
"Borderline"
(2006)

"The Weekend" is a song by British DJ and house music producer Michael Gray. It was released in November 2004 and debuted and peaked at Number 7 in the UK charts, was number-one in Poland and Top 10 in Australia. The main singer is Shena. The dancers in the official video, directed by Mike Harris, are Sarah Merry, Jodie Leigh, Ideta Kimso and Laura Muncey.

Content[edit]

The song adapts the line, "I can't wait for Saturday to begin," from "Get Down Saturday Night" by Oliver Cheatham, who is co-credited as a writer. The song also sampled Daft Punk's Voyager from the album Discovery.

Track listing[edit]

  1. The Weekend (Radio Mix) - 3:11
  2. The Weekend (Vocal 12" Version) - 8:07
  3. The Weekend (Original 12" Version) - 7:52
  4. The Weekend (Nic Fanciulli Vocal Mix) - 8:52

Remixes 1[edit]

  1. The Weekend (Juan Magan & DJ Puku SoundsFM Remix) - 8:50
  2. The Weekend (Ian Carey Remix) - 7:20
  3. The Weekend (Ian Carey Instrumental Mix) - 7:18
  4. The Weekend (DJ Chus & David Penn Stereo Vocal Mix) - 8:03
  5. The Weekend (DJ Chus & David Penn Stereo Dub Mix) - 8:33
  6. The Weekend (Albert Cabrera Vocal Mix) - 7:05
  7. The Weekend (Albert Cabrera Dub Mix) - 7:05
  8. Can't Wait For The Weekend (Roll Deep Remix) - 4:14

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 14
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 49
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 11
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 29
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 19
France (SNEP)[6] 36
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 22
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[8] 1
Ireland (IRMA) 22
Italy (FIMI)[9] 20
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 12
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 7
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 49
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 7

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