Tidal Wave (song)

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"Tidal Wave"
TidalWavesong.jpg
Single by Sub Focus featuring Alpines
from the album Torus
B-side "Tidal Wave" (KillSonik remix)
Released4 November 2012
Format
Recorded2011
Genre
Length3:46
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Sub Focus
Sub Focus singles chronology
"Out the Blue"
(2012)
"Tidal Wave"
(2012)
"Endorphins"
(2013)
Alpines singles chronology
"Empire"
(2012)
"Tidal Wave"
(2012)
"Lights"
(2013)

"Tidal Wave" is the third single by British DJ and record producer Sub Focus to be released from his second studio album Torus . The song features vocals from Alpines. The song peaked at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart and number four on the UK Dance Chart, making it his highest-charting single until "Endorphins" and "Turn Back Time", which both peaked at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. It is still his highest-charting single on the UK Dance Chart and his biggest-selling single.[ citation needed ]

Sub Focus English DJ

Nicolaas Douwma, better known by his stage name Sub Focus, is an English DJ, record producer, songwriter, musician and sound engineer from Guildford, Surrey. He has been releasing records since 2003. On 12 October 2009, he released his self-titled debut album. He released his second album, Torus, on 30 September 2013.

<i>Torus</i> (album) 2013 studio album by Sub Focus

Torus is the second studio album by British DJ and record producer Sub Focus. The album was released on 30 September 2013, through RAM Records, Mercury Records and Virgin EMI Records.

Alpines

Alpines is a British duo based in Kingston upon Thames in South London, made up of Bob Matthews and Catherine Pockson. Since forming in 2010, the band has toured and supported The Naked and Famous, Emeli Sandé and Florence and the Machine at the Alexandra Palace on 10 March 2012. Alpines released their debut album, Oasis on 26 May 2014 and their second album, Another River on 28 October 2016. Their third album, Full Bloom is due for release on their own record label Untrue Records, on 16 November 2018.

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Music video

A music video to accompany the release of "Tidal Wave" was first released onto YouTube on 10 October 2012 at a total length of three minutes and fifty-two seconds. It is set on a rocky coastline (similar to the single cover) and features Catherine Pockson of Alpines singing in the video. [1] The beach is El Matador, close to Los Angeles, United States. [2]

YouTube Video-sharing service owned by Google

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries.

Track listing

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines)3:46
2."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines) (Chuckie remix)5:20
3."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines) (KillSonik remix)4:57
4."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines) (Flosstradamus remix)4:09
5."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines) (Shadow Child remix)6:27
12" vinyl
No.TitleLength
1."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines)3:46
2."Tidal Wave" (featuring Alpines) (KillSonik remix)4:57

Charts and certifications

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabel
United Kingdom4 November 2012 [11]

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