Wait (M83 song)

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Single by M83
from the album Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Released5 December 2012 (2012-12-05)
M83 singles chronology
"Steve McQueen"
Music video
"Wait" on YouTube

"Wait" is a song by French electronic music band M83. The track was released on 5 December 2012 as the fifth single from their sixth studio album, Hurry Up, We're Dreaming (2011).

A music video was made for "Wait" and was released on 5 December 2012 that was directed by Fleur & Manu[1] and produced by Jules de Chateleux and Jean Davi.[2] A trilogy was successfully made after they finally made this video together with the other two music videos "Midnight City" and "Reunion".[3][4]

"Wait" was featured in the film The Fault in Our Stars by Josh Boone, which he requested to be included as one of the songs for the film.[5] Also was featured in the film “Step Up Revolution”.And in 2019 was featured in the film Five Feet Apart.

Norwegian music producer Kygo made a free remix of the song which he released in 2014.[6][7]


Chart (2015) Peak
France (SNEP)[8] 154

In Other Media[edit]

PBS - American Experience: Chasing the Moon[9]

The song was featured for Turner Classic Movies year end tribute for 2012 "TCM Remembers" which memorialized all of the entertainment personnel that died during the year.


  1. ^ Marine, Joe (6 December 2012). "M83 Concludes Their Serialized Sci-Fi Music Video Trilogy with 'Wait'". No Film School. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Wait (2012) by M83". The Internet Music Video Database. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  3. ^ "M83 completes trilogy with video for "Wait"". The Georgia Straight. 5 December 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  4. ^ Hogan, Marc (5 December 2012). "M83 Complete Fantastic Video Trilogy With Sci-Fi 'Wait'". Spin. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  5. ^ Wickman, Kase (30 May 2014). "'The Fault In Our Stars' Most Emotional Song Was From Director's Own Cancer Experience". MTV News. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Kygo". Just Noise To Me. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  7. ^ Kygo. "M83 – Wait (Kygo Remix) Album Cover". Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – M83 – Wait" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Spotify - PBS/American Experience: Chasing the Moon [The M83 Songs]". Spotify. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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