The Wire (David Dallas song)

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"The Wire"
Single by David Dallas featuring Ruby Frost
from the album Falling Into Place
Released 2013
Format Digital download
Length 3:43
Songwriter(s) David Dallas, J Iusitini, A Iusitini, J de Jong
Producer(s) Fire & Ice
David Dallas singles chronology
"The Wire"
"The Wire"

"The Wire" is the second official single released by New Zealand recording artists David Dallas and Ruby Frost from Dallas' third studio album, Falling Into Place.

Background and release[edit]

Frost sent Dallas a demo of her singing "The Wire" backed by a programmed piano. The track was refined by producers Fire & Ice "into something that would fit with the album."[1] It was released as the second single from the album.[2] A P-Money remix was released by Dawn Raid Entertainment, Dirty Records and Duck Down Music on 7 February 2014.[3]


"The Wire" entered the New Zealand Singles Chart at number twenty-six on 23 December 2013. It reached its peak position of number eleven on 20 January 2014.[4] On 10 February 2014, it was certified Gold by Recorded Music NZ.[5]

Charts and certifications[edit]


Chart (2013) Peak
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 11


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
New Zealand (RMNZ)[7] Gold 0*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Jenkin, Lydia (3 October 2013). "David Dallas: No need to shout". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "David Dallas & The Daylight Robbery Live At Bodega" (Press release). Frequency Media. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Wire (P-Money Remix) [feat. Ruby Frost] - Single". iTunes Store (Apple). Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "David Dallas feat. Ruby Frost - The Wire". Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 10 February 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ " – David Dallas – The Wire". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  7. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – David Dallas – The Wire". Recorded Music NZ.