You Make Me

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"You Make Me"
Avicii - "You Make Me" (Single).jpg
Single by Avicii
from the album True
Released30 August 2013 (2013-08-30)
FormatDigital download
GenreEDM
Length3:53
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Avicii
  • Arash Pournouri
Avicii singles chronology
"Wake Me Up!"
(2013)
"You Make Me"
(2013)
"Hey Brother"
(2013)

"You Make Me" is a song written and recorded by Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii and Swedish musician and singer Salem Al Fakir in collaboration with Swedish songwriter Vincent Pontare and producer Arash Pournouri. It was produced for Avicii's debut studio album, True and appears as the second track on the album. The song was released as the second single from True on 30 August 2013 as a follow-up to "Wake Me Up". The single made its worldwide debut on BBC Radio 1's The Pete Tong Show on 16 August.[1]

According to the sheet music on Musicnotes.com, "You Make Me" is written in E-flat minor, running at 120 beats per minute.[2]

Music video[edit]

A lyric video for "You Make Me" made by Jesper Eriksson was uploaded to Avicii's VEVO YouTube account on 30 August 2013. The video depicted city scenes (from, among others, Bangkok, Bochum, Chicago and Tokyo) heavily using the miniature photography technique.[3]

The official music video, directed by Sebastian Ringler premiered on the same channel on 16 September 2013,[4] in which according to Vevo "down at the skate rink a little bit of jealousy explodes into ninja battle".[5] The official video has received more than 100 million views as of April 2018.

Track listings[edit]

Digital download[6]
  1. "You Make Me" – 3:53
Digital download – Remixes[7]
  1. "You Make Me" (Extended Mix) – 5:18
  2. "You Make Me" (Throttle Remix) – 4:45
  3. "You Make Me" (Diplo and Ookay Remix) – 4:07

Commercial performance[edit]

"You Make Me" debuted at number five on the UK Singles Chart, one place above Avicii's previous single, "Wake Me Up!", in that week. It remained at number five for a second week.[8] It also debuted at number one on the UK Dance Chart, dethroning "Wake Me Up!" from the top spot.[9]

In the United States, the song debuted and peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at number eighty-five on the week of October 5, 2013, one week before leaving the chart.

In popular culture[edit]

The song was used in the advertising campaign for ITV2's Freshers, a television documentary about Freshers Week at the University of Bedfordshire.[10] It was also used by the TEN Sports network for the cricket match series between India and South Africa in 2013–14.

In April 2014, the song was featured in the Spotify commercial "Can't Find the Words?".[11]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[52] 30 August 2013 Digital download Universal Music
New Zealand
Russia[53]
United Kingdom[54] 15 September 2013

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Avicii "You Make Me" Sheet Music musicnotes.com
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  4. ^ Avicii – You Make Me (Official) on YouTube
  5. ^ HOT THIS WEEK: 20 September 2013 on YouTube, Vevo
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  49. ^ "American single certifications – Avicii – You Make Me". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
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