Two Weeks (Grizzly Bear song)
|Single by Grizzly Bear|
|from the album Veckatimest|
|Released||June 1, 2009|
|Genre||Indie pop, chamber pop, dream pop|
|Songwriter(s)||Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen, Christopher Bear, Chris Taylor|
|Grizzly Bear singles chronology|
"Two Weeks" is a song by the American indie rock band Grizzly Bear, and the first single from the band's third studio album, Veckatimest. The song was released as a single on June 1, 2009. The song features backing vocals from Victoria Legrand, singer and organist for the dream pop duo Beach House. The song was played live for the first time on Late Show with David Letterman in July 2008.
The video for "Two Weeks" was directed by Patrick Daughters. It features the band members sitting on an altar at an empty church, singing along to the song as slowly their heads and faces start to glow, then sparks fly from their heads and ultimately their heads catch fire as the video ends.
|2.||"Two Weeks (Fred Falke Radio Mix)"||3:57|
|3.||"Two Weeks (Fred Falke Extended Mix)"||7:58|
|4.||"Two Weeks (Fred Falke Instrumental Mix)"||7:58|
This song has featured in a number of adverts and TV shows, including:
- How I Met Your Mother, season 5, episode 10, entitled "The Window"
- A Peugeot advert in 2009
- A Volkswagen commercial during the 3rd quarter of Super Bowl XLIV
- An episode of Parenthood
- As the intro for Season 3 of Gossip Girl (episode title: Dr. Estrangeloved)
- A commercial for Expedition One Skateboards
- An advertisement for YouView in the UK
- A trailer for Crazy, Stupid, Love.
- A scene in The Dictator
- A trailer for The Edge of Seventeen
- Togetherness, season 2, episode 5 entitled "Just the Range"
- A.P. Bio, season 1, episode 4 entitled "Overachieving Virgins"
The song is also sampled in the following songs:
- Childish Gambino - "Bitch Look At Me Now (Two Weeks)"
- Chiddy Bang featuring eLDee the Don - "Always (On My Grizzly)"
- K.Flay - "2 Weak"
- G-Eazy featuring Devon Baldwin - "Acting Up"
- Brandun DeShay - "I'm Puttin My Two Weeks In"
- Jay Allen - "Two Weeks"
- SoLo - "Can You Hear Me Now"
- The Pro Letarians - "The Adventure"
- Ground Up - "Feel Good Music"
- Sound Tribe Sector 9 - "Grizzly"
Das Racist mentions the song in "Free Jazzmatazz." They claim about their own song, "this is the best song ever. Better than 'Juicy' [...] better than "Two Weeks" by Grizzly Bear. That's a pretty good song, right?"