Shelter (The xx song)
|Song by The xx from the album xx|
XL Studios, West London
|Label||Young Turks, XL|
|Writer||Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, Jamie Smith|
The songs lyrics were written by Romy Madley Croft, with the music written by her, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith, with the song being produced by the latter.
The song has been covered multiple times by other artists, with notable covers coming from Birdy, whose cover was released on her debut album Birdy, and by Hercules and Love Affair, who included their cover of the song as a bonus track on the US edition of their sophomore album Blue Songs. Sophie Habibis performed a cover in the style of the Birdy version on series 8 of The X Factor.
|Single by Birdy|
|from the album Birdy|
|Released||3 June 2011|
|Writer(s)||Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, Jamie Smith|
|Birdy singles chronology|
A cover of "Shelter" by English musician Birdy was released on 3 June 2011 as a digital download. The song was chosen as "Record of The Week" by UK radio DJ Fearne Cotton. It has peaked at number 50 on the UK Singles Chart. Samples of the Birdy Cover have been Used on Sheffield DJ AdamDHoyle's song "Spectrum".
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||50|
|United Kingdom||3 June 2011||Digital download||Atlantic Records|
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