” Circles ” is by Post Malone, the American rapper, singer-songwriter and producer.
The single was released via digital download and streaming on the 30th of August 2019 under the record label Republic Records, now part of the Universal Music Group.
Written by Austin Post, Adam Feeney, Billy Walsh, Kaan Gunesberk and Louis Bell, it was produced by Post Malone, Frank Dukes and Louis Bell.
Opening with a melodic acoustic guitar, lyrically, the song is about two people being stuck in a relationship that consists of breaking up and getting back together, a constant loop.
” Circles ” was taken as the third single from Post Malone’s third studio album, Hollywood’s Bleeding.
Released on the 6th of September 2019, it features ” Sunflower “, also known as Sunflower ( Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ), a collaboration with American rapper, Swae Lee.
The single topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 2018. The album has topped the charts in the United States, Canada, Australia and several countries in Europe, including the United Kingdom.
” Circles ” has generally received positive reviews from critics. The musical hype commented that ” as a pop song, ‘ Circles ‘ is pleasant, quite sunny in sound, and respectable. ”
Veronica Skrimsjo, reviewing for vulture hound wrote it is ” a catchy track – so catchy it has become a bit of an earworm “, adding it ” has definite mainstream crossover appeal “.
The accompanying music video was directed by Colin Tilley, the American director of music videos and commercials, he is also filmmaker, with Mr. Happy debuting in 2015.
Born on the 27th of June 1988, he owns of Boy In The Castle Productions. For music videos, he has worked with a variety of recording artists including Lil B, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj.
As a director of commercials, he has worked with many well-known brand names like Reebok and Yves Saint Laurent.
The video features Post Malone playing a Knight, Scott Douglas MacLachlan as a village warrior and Karen Teliha and an elder.
” Circles ” has become a commercial success for Post Malone. In the United States, the single peaked at number four on the 21st of September 2019 and to date has spent three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.
Other Billboard Chart positions are thirty-three on the Adult Top 40, fourteen on the Mainstream Top 40 and twenty-two on the Rhythmic Chart.
In the United Kingdom, ” Circles ” entered the UK Singles Chart on the 12th of September 2019 and peaked at number five. To date, the single has spent three weeks in the Top Ten and four weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere, the single has peaked inside the Top Ten in Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Scotland and Slovakia.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 4
UK Highest Chart Position: 5
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