” Polaroid ” is by Jonas Blue, the English DJ and record producer. The single was released as a digital download on the 5th of October 2018 under the record label Virgin EMI Records.
Written by Ed Drewett, Sam Roman, Guy James Robin, JP Cooper and John Paul Cooper, it was produced by Jonas Blue. Best known for his 2015 single ” Fast Car “, which reached number two in the United Kingdom, London based Jonas Blue blends dance music with pop and has collaborated with a variety of recording artists.
” Polaroid ” features the vocals of Liam Payne, the English singer-songwriter and former member of One Direction, the multi-award-winning boy band who have worldwide record sales of over 50 million. The single also features Lennon Stella, the Canadian singer-songwriter who played the role of Maddie Conrad on the TV series Nashville.
Lyrically the song is about a chance encounter between two complete strangers who fall in love after they take a Polaroid picture. The single, a blend of R&B and pop, is taken from Jonas Blue’s debut album, Blue, released on the 9th of November 2018.
The album is made-up of most of the previously released singles with seven new tracks. Jonas Blue worked with other artists for the album, including Jessie Reyez, the Canadian-Columbian singer-songwriter, American singer Joe Jonas, British singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt, who has written songs for Kylie Minogue, The Saturdays and has songwriting credits for other artists like Dua Lipa and Kesha.
Also featured on the Blue album is Nina Nesbitt, the Scottish singer, songwriter and musician. The singer has three single which reach the Top Forty in the UK and is best known for ” Stay Out “, her 2013 single that peaked at number twenty-one on the UK Singles Chart.
To date, the Blue album has reached number thirty-three on the UK Albums Chart and in the United States peaked at number six on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart.
The accompanying music video, which features Jonas Blue, Liam Payne and Lennon Stella, has to date been viewed over twenty-two million times on YouTube.
” Polaroid ” has been a commercial success for Jonas Blue. In the United States, the single has reached number thirteen on the Billboard Dance Club Songs and twenty on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs charts.
In the United Kingdom, it entered the UK Singles Chart on the 18th of October 2018 and has peaked at number twelve. To date, the single has spent three weeks in the Top Twenty and seven weeks in the Top 100. In Scotland, the single reached number three.
Elsewhere, ” Polaroid ” has made it into the Top Twenty in Belgium ( Wallonia ) and New Zealand. In Belgium ( Flanders ) the single peaked at number twenty-five, fifty in Canada, Croatia thirty-one, Czech Republic eighty-seven, Greece ninety, Japan sixty-three, Latvia thirty-one, Mexico forty-eight, and 100 in Switzerland.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 12
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