Whiskey (Maroon 5 song)

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"Whiskey"
Maroon5Whiskey.jpg
Promotional single by Maroon 5 featuring ASAP Rocky
from the album Red Pill Blues
ReleasedOctober 18, 2017[1]
Format
RecordedJune 2017
Conway Recording Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Length3:30
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Ryan
  • JKash
Fly-M
Music video
"Whiskey" (Audio) on YouTube

"Whiskey" is a song recorded by American band Maroon 5 featuring American rapper ASAP Rocky. It was released as a promotional single from the band's sixth studio album Red Pill Blues (2017) on October 18, 2017.[2] The song was written by Adam Levine, Rakim Mayers, John Ryan, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, and Tinashe Sibanda and was produced by John Ryan, Maxime Devaux and JKash. The song serves as the second promotional single from the album following "Help Me Out".

Composition[edit]

"Whiskey" has a duration of three minutes and 30 seconds, and was written and composed by Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, Rakim Mayers, John Ryan, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Maxime Devaux (Fly-M) and Tinashe Sibanda. Production was handled by John Ryan and JKash and features American rapper ASAP Rocky. The track was recorded in June 2017 at Conway Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California.

Release[edit]

"Whiskey" was released on the online audio distribution platform Soundcloud on October 18, 2017.[1] An audio video was uploaded on the band's official YouTube channel on the following day.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Recording

  • Recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California

Personnel

  • John Ryan – songwriter, producer, keyboards, piano, synthesizer
  • Fly-M – producer, disc jokey
  • Adam Levine – lead vocals, songwriter
  • PJ Morton – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Sam Farrar – audio engineer, additional production
  • Tinashe Sibanda – songwriter, composer
  • Noah "Mailbox" Passovoy – engineer
  • Jacob "JKash" Kasher Hindlin – songwriter, producer
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing engineer
  • Tom Coyne – mastering
  • ASAP Rocky – guest artist and songwriter

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
New Zealand Heatseeker (RMNZ)[3] 7
South Korea International Chart (Gaon)[4] 22
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 15
The Mix FM Top 20 (Mix FM Lebanon) 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Not going to stop a good thing. Listen to our new song #Whiskey, ft @asvpxrocky (Soundcloud)". Twitter. 18 October 2017.
  2. ^ Althea Legaspi (October 18, 2017). "Hear Maroon 5's Reflective Song 'Whiskey' With A$AP Rocky". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. October 30, 2017. Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – Issue date: 2017.07.09 – 2017.16.09". Gaon Chart. Retrieved September 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 43, 27 oktober 2017". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved October 28, 2017.