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"Destiny" is a song by the band Zero 7 and features vocal performances by Sia Furler (who performs the verses) and Sophie Barker (who performs the choruses). It was included on the album Simple Things and was released as a single. The song's lyrics deal with two lonely hearts whose paths in life will eventually tread into one another. In August 2001, the song debuted at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart and stayed in the top 75 for a total of three weeks.

"Destiny"
Destiny (Zero 7 single - cover art).jpg
Single by Zero 7
from the album Simple Things
Released6 August 2001
Format
Recorded2001
GenreTrip hop[1]
Length
  • 5:38 (album version)
  • 3:47 (radio edit)
LabelUltimate Dilemma
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Zero 7
Zero 7 singles chronology
"I Have Seen"
(2001)
"Destiny"
(2001)
"End Theme"
(2001)

The song was included on the soundtracks for the films Blue Crush, Obsessed and Raising Helen, the TV series Roswell. The song was also featured in the Sky Movies promo of the Star Wars saga, and also in the US television series Smallville. Lacoste used the song as background music for their official website. The song was also featured in the Season 3 episode of The West Wing, "Night Five", as well as a 2001 episode of the US daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. Zero 7 performed the song live on Top of the Pops.[citation needed]

Two music videos were produced for this song: one directed by Tommy Pallotta interpolating rotoscoping techniques, and another by Howard Greenhalgh.

Contents

Track listingEdit

UK CD1

  1. "Destiny" (radio edit) – 3:48
  2. "Destiny (Photek Remix radio edit)" – 7:12
  3. "End Theme (Roni Size Remix)" – 6:54

UK CD2

  1. "Destiny" (full length version)
  2. "Destiny (Hefner's Destiny Chill)"
  3. "Destiny (Simian Remix)"

UK 12"

  1. "Destiny" (full length version)
  2. "Destiny (Hefner's Destiny Chill)"
  3. "Destiny (Photek Remix)"

US Promo CD

  1. "Destiny"
  2. "Give It Away"

ChartsEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[2] 35
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 30
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[4] 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zero 7 – Destiny Attributes". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 December 2018.

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