Playing with Fire (Darin song)

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"Playing With Fire"
Darin-Playing With Fire single.jpeg
Single by Darin
from the album Exit
Released18 January 2013
Format download
Genre Pop
Label Universal Music Sweden
Songwriter(s) Darin, Jim Beanz, J Nick
Producer(s) Jim Beanz, J Nick
Darin singles chronology
"Nobody Knows"
"Playing With Fire"
"So Yours"

"Playing With Fire" is the second single from Darin's sixth studio album Exit. The song was written by Darin, Jim Beanz and J Nick, while being produced by the latter two. [1]


The single was released on 18 January 2013 as digital download. Darin posted a little preview of the song on his YouTube channel three days before its release and a longer video preview was posted by Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet on their website. In the video, showing the recording of the song in the studio, Darin said that it was the first song he had written together with Jim Beanz during his trip to the USA and that he eventually chose it to be the second single for the album.

"Playing With Fire" debuted at number 28 on Swedish charts which is also its highest peak. The song has helped Darin's album to sell gold in its first week of release, with the album debuting at number 1 on Swedish Charts, making it Darin's fifth studio album to peak at number 1.


Chart (2013)Peak
Swedish Singles Chart [2] 28

Release history

Sweden 18 January 2013 Universal Music Sweden Digital Download
Finland Warner Music Finland

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  1. "Exit by Darin". Spotify . Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  2. Playing With Fire chart position in Sweden.