|Single by Darin|
|Released||August 16, 2010 (Sweden)|
|Label||Universal Music Sweden|
|Songwriter(s)||Darin, Tony Nilsson|
|Producer(s)||Darin, Tony Nilsson|
|Darin singles chronology|
Microphone is a song by Darin Zanyarfrom his album Lovekiller. The song was not released as an official single but due to strong digital downloads of the song upon the release of Darin's album Lovekiller on August 18, 2010, the song entered on Swedish Charts at number 16 on the week of August 27, 2010. The song peaked at number 15 on the third week.
Microphone was written and produced by Darin and Tony Nilsson. Microphone was first heard live on August 14, 2010 when Darin performed the song on Sommarkrysset 2010. Darin performed the song across Sweden to promote the album Lovekiller. The song had been used in a promotional video for the 2010 season of Idol, an equivalent of American Idol in the United States.
|Swedish Singles Chart||15|
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