” Sun Is Shining ” is by Axwell and Ingrosso ( stylised as Axwell Λ Ingrosso ), the Swedish dance music duo.
The DJ duo consists of Axel Christofer Hedfors and Sebastian Carmine Ingrosso, who along with Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis, make up the Swedish House Mafia.
Axwell and Ingrosso, who officially formed their duo act in 2014, have released one studio album and fourteen singles.
” Sun Is Shining ” was released on the 12th of June 2015 under the record label Def Jam Recordings, part of the Universal Music Group.
The track was written by Sebastian Ingrosso, Salem Al Fakir, Axel Hedfors and Vincent Pontare, with production by the duo.
The song was taken as the fourth single from More Than You Know, their debut studio album. The album was released on the 8th of December 2017 under the record labels Axtone Records, Refune Music, Virgin Records and Def Jam.
More Than You Know, which the duo began working on in 2014, features all of their previous singles.
Axwell and Ingrosso had some success with the release. In their native Sweden, it peaked at number twelve on the Sverigetopplistan Albums Chart.
In the United States, the album reached number eleven on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums, and in Norway and Finland, it peaked at sixteen and nineteen respectively.
The accompanying music video was filmed in the port city of Antwerp, Belgium. It features people discovering notes with the lyrics from the ” Sun Is Shining ” written on them.
The video was directed by Nicolas Caeyers, the Belgian director, actor and musician. He grew up surrounded by music with both his parents being music professionals.
At a young age, he learnt to play the cello, violin and piano. At the age of fifteen, Nicolas Caeyers made it to the Belgian Junior Eurovision Song Contest finals with a self-written track.
At nineteen he started a production company to make videos for recording artists, he also on projects for VTM, MTV and many well-known brands. He has worked with many artists including Thomas Gold, Alesso, David Guetta and Cody Simpson. He continues to work with Axwell and Ingrosso.
” Sun Is Shining ” became a commercial success for Axwell and Ingrosso. In Sweden, the single topped the Sverigetopplistan Singles Chart for four weeks and spent thirty-four weeks on the chart there.
In the United States, the song peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, five on Dance Club Songs and sixteen on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay charts.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 27th of June 2015 and peaked at number fifty-six. It spent two weeks in the Top 100.
” Sun Is Shining ” reached the Top Ten in Belgium ( Flanders ), Finland, Hungary, Netherlands and Norway.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 56
Official Website: Axwellingrosso.com
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