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"Alarm" is a song by English singer and songwriter Anne-Marie. It was released on 20 May 2016 by Major Tom's, Asylum Records, and Atlantic Records as the lead single from her debut studio album, Speak Your Mind (2018).[1][2] The song was written by Wayne Hector, Steve Mac, Anne-Marie Nicholson, and Ina Wroldsen, with the production being handled by Mac and additional production by Rudimental band member Amir Amor and additional synths and FX's added by Brunelle.[3][4][5] Anne-Marie performed the song at the beginning of the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards.

"Alarm"
Alarm (Official Single Cover) by Anne-Marie.png
Single by Anne-Marie
from the album Speak Your Mind
Released20 May 2016 (2016-05-20)
FormatDigital download
GenreElectropop
Length3:25
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Anne-Marie singles chronology
"Alright with Me"
(2015)
"Alarm"
(2016)
"Catch 22"
(2016)
Music video
"Alarm" on YouTube

The music video for the song, also released on 20 May 2016, was directed by Malia James and filmed in Mexico City. It is loosely inspired by Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film Romeo + Juliet.[6]

Contents

Track listingEdit

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Alarm"3:25
Acoustic version[7]
No.TitleLength
1."Alarm" (acoustic version)3:08
Remixes EP[8]
No.TitleLength
1."Alarm" (featuring Chip) (Naughty Boy Remix)3:24
2."Alarm" (Oliver Nelson Remix)3:35
3."Alarm" (TroyBoi Remix)4:11
4."Alarm" (Marshmello Remix)3:39

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[33] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[34] Gold 40,000*
Germany (BVMI)[35] Gold 200,000*
Italy (FIMI)[36] Gold 25,000 
Netherlands (NVPI)[37] Platinum 40,000*
Norway (IFPI Norway)[38] Platinum 4,000,000 
Poland (ZPAV)[39] Platinum 20,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[40] Platinum 600,000 
United States (RIAA)[41] Gold 500,000 

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide 20 May 2016 Digital download
[1]
United Kingdom 23 June 2016 Contemporary hit radio [42]
Worldwide 8 July 2016 Digital download (Remixes EP) [8]
15 July 2016 Digital download (Acoustic) [7]
United States 23 August 2016 Contemporary hit radio
  • Major Tom's
  • Asylum
  • RRP
[43]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Worldwide digital release of "Alarm":
    • "Alarm - Single by Anne-Marie on Apple Music". iTunes Store (UK). 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
    • "Alarm - Single av Anne-Marie på Apple Music". iTunes Store (SE) (in Swedish). 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
    • "Alarm - Single by Anne-Marie on Apple Music". iTunes Store (ZA). 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
    • "Alarm - Single by Anne-Marie on Apple Music". iTunes Store (AU). 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
    • "Alarm - Single by Anne-Marie on Apple Music". iTunes Store (US). 20 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ Hall, Duncan (29 January 2016). "Rudimental's Anne-Marie showcases her forthcoming solo album at The Haunt (From The Argus)". Newsquest Media. The Haunt. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Alarm - Anne-Marie - Release Info - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. ^ Johnson, Laura (20 May 2016). "Anne-Marie Shares Alarm Video - Stereoboard". Stereoboard.com. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  5. ^ @BrunelleUK (22 June 2016). "@AnneMarieIAm co-produced by us is @BBCR1 #TrackOfTheDay" (Tweet). Retrieved 9 August 2016 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Knight, David (24 May 2016). "Anne-Marie 'Alarm' by Malia James". Promo News. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  7. ^ a b Worldwide digital release of "Alarm (Acoustic)":
  8. ^ a b Worldwide digital release of "Alarm (Remixes)":
  9. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Anne-Marie Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  13. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201643 into search. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  14. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Anne-Marie – Alarm". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  15. ^ "Chart Track: Week 43, 2016". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  16. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Latvijas Top 40". Latvijas Radio. September 17, 2016. Archived from the original on 6 April 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  18. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  19. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". VG-lista. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  20. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  21. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  22. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  23. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201710 into search. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  24. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Select SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201644 into search. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  25. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  26. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Anne-Marie – Alarm". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  27. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  28. ^ "Anne-Marie Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  29. ^ "Anne-Marie Chart History (Dance Mix/Show Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  30. ^ "Anne-Marie Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  31. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles 2016". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  32. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2016". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  33. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2016 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  34. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm". Music Canada. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  35. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Anne-Marie; 'Alarm')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  36. ^ "Italian single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 15 November 2016. Select "2016" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Alarm" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  37. ^ "Dutch single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Retrieved 16 November 2018. Enter Alarm in the "Artiest of titel" box.
  38. ^ "Norwegian single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  39. ^ "Polish single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  40. ^ "British single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 5 May 2017. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Alarm in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  41. ^ "American single certifications – Anne-Marie – Alarm". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 14 September 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  42. ^ "BBC - Radio 1 - Playlist". BBC Radio 1. Archived from the original on 27 June 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  43. ^ "FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Nielsen Ratings, Music News and more!". FMQB. Archived from the original on 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.

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