Two Way Street (song)

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"Two Way Street"
Kimbra - Two Way Street single cover.jpg
Single by Kimbra
from the album Vows
Released17 May 2012 (2012-05-17)[1]
Format12"
Recorded2011
GenreIndie pop
Length4:20
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)François Tétaz[3]
Kimbra singles chronology
"Warrior"
(2012)
"Two Way Street"
(2012)
"Come into My Head"
(2012)
Music video
"Two Way Street" on YouTube

"Two Way Street" is a song performed and co-written[2] by New Zealand recording artist Kimbra, issued as the fifth single from her debut album Vows.

Critical reception[edit]

The song has received mainly positive reviews from critics. Many critics stated that the song is "better than her song with Gotye",[4][5] with writer Jens Ulvedahl Carlsen giving the song a B rating.[4]

Live performances[edit]

Kimbra performed the song, along with the rest of the album, at Sing Sing Studios in Melbourne, Australia on 28 September 2010, two years before the song's official release.[6] She went on to perform the song on Triple J [7] and at the Billboard Tastemakers LIVE concert series.[8]

Music video[edit]

The official music video was directed by Matthew Rolston.[9][10]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
New Zealand Artists (RIANZ)[11] 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amazon.com: Two Way Street: Kimbra: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Two Way Street - Kimbra | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Leak Report: Kimbra 'Two Way Street' Remixes - Feed Limmy". Feed Limmy. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  4. ^ a b Jens Ulvedahl Carlsen (23 August 2012). "Kimbra - Two Way Street - Review - Sound of Jens". Sound of Jens. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  5. ^ Green, Laurence (28 February 2012). "TotallyVivid: Kimbra - Two Way Street". TotallyVivid. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Kimbra - "Two Way Street" (Live at Sing Sing Studios) - YouTube". YouTube. Google. 28 September 2010. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  7. ^ ""Two Way Street" (Live On Triple J) by Kimbramusic on SoundCloud - Hear the world's sounds". SoundCloud. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  8. ^ "Kimbra "Two Way Street" Tastemakers LIVE I Billboard.com | Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Kimbra - Two Way Street [Official Video] - YouTube". YouTube. Google. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  10. ^ Daw, Robbie (12 July 2012). "Kimbra's "Two Way Street" Video Leads To Love - Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com". Idolator. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  11. ^ "Top 20 New Zealand Singles Chart - The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 8 April 2014.

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