What I Did for Love (David Guetta song)

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"What I Did for Love"
David Guetta What I Did For Love.jpg
Single by David Guetta featuring Emeli Sandé
from the album Listen
Released20 February 2015 (2015-02-20)
Genre EDM
Length3:27
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • David Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
David Guetta singles chronology
"Dangerous"
(2014)
"What I Did for Love"
(2015)
"Hey Mama"
(2015)
Emeli Sandé singles chronology
"Free"
(2013)
"What I Did for Love"
(2015)
"I.O.U"
(2016)
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"Brighter Day"
(2014)
"What I Did for Love"
(2015)
"Revolution"
(2015)

"What I Did for Love" is a song by French music producer David Guetta. It was released as the third single from his sixth studio album, Listen (2014). It features vocals by Scottish recording artist Emeli Sandé. It was released officially on 20 February 2015 in the United Kingdom. [1] The song was written by Guetta, Giorgio Tuinfort, Breyan Stanley Isaac, Jason Evigan, Sam Martin, and Sean Douglas. [2] Japanese recording artist Namie Amuro recorded an alternate version of the song for inclusion on her album Genic and Japanese edition of Listen Again , this version was released as a promotional single on 1 July 2015.

Contents

Promotion

Guetta and Sandé performed "What I Did for Love" on The X Factor UK on 22 November 2014. [3] BBC soap opera EastEnders also used the song as part of their live episode on 20 February 2015. [4]

Track listing

Digital download [5]
No.TitleLength
1."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé)3:27
Digital download — VINAI remix [6]
No.TitleLength
1."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (VINAI remix)4:38
Digital download — Remixes EP [7]
No.TitleLength
1."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (VINAI remix)4:38
2."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (Morten remix)5:05
3."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (Quentin Mosimann remix)6:00
4."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (TEEMID remix)3:26
5."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (PANG! remix)5:38
6."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (extended)5:30
CD single [8]
No.TitleLength
1."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (VINAI remix)4:38
2."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (Morten remix)5:05
3."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (Quentin Mosimann remix)6:00
4."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (TEEMID remix)3:26
5."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (PANG! remix)5:38
6."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (extended)5:30
7."What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) (radio edit)3:13

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Germany (BVMI) [38] Gold200,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png
Italy (FIMI) [39] Gold25,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png
Sweden (GLF) [40] Gold20,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png
United Kingdom (BPI) [41] Gold400,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.pngsales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabel
United Kingdom [5] 22 November 2014 Digital download
Worldwide [6] 19 January 2015Digital download — VINAI remix
France [7] 2 February 2015Digital download — Remixes EP
Germany [42] 20 February 2015
United Kingdom [43] 21 February 2015
Germany [8] 20 February 2015 CD single

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