I Know You (Craig David song)

"I Know You" is a song by British singer Craig David, featuring the British indie pop band Bastille. The single was released on 23 November 2017, as the second single from David's seventh studio album, The Time Is Now (2018).[1][2]

"I Know You"
I Know You Craig David.jpg
Single by Craig David featuring Bastille
from the album The Time Is Now
Released23 November 2017 (2017-11-23)
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length3:36
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Fraser T Smith
Craig David singles chronology
"Heartline"
(2017)
"I Know You"
(2017)
"Magic"
(2018)
Bastille singles chronology
"Glory"
(2017)
"I Know You"
(2017)
"Quarter Past Midnight"
(2018)

BackgroundEdit

"I Know You" is the first collaboration between David and Bastille. The official audio for the song was released on David's official YouTube account on 23 November 2017.[3]

Track listingEdit

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."I Know You" (featuring Bastille)3:36

Music videoEdit

The music video for the song first premiered on 4 January 2018 on NME's official website, before later being uploaded to YouTube.[4] It features David and Smith (of Bastille) at a party. Another David song, "For the Gram" can be heard at the beginning in the background.[5]

Live performancesEdit

David and Smith performed the song live for the first time on Sounds Like Friday Night on 24 November 2017[6] and later performed it on the Strictly Come Dancing results show on 10 December 2017 and the Top of the Pops New Year's Eve special on 31 December 2017.[7] David performed the song solo on The Last Leg on 26 January 2018.[8]

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2017–18) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[9] 16
Croatia (HRT)[10] 81
Euro Digital Song Sales (Billboard)[11] 5
Germany (Official German Charts)[12] 92
Hungary (Single Top 40)[13] 31
Ireland (IRMA)[14] 30
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[15] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 65
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[17] 5
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[18] 12

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2018) Position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[19] 83

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[20] Platinum 600,000 

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 23 November 2017 Digital download

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Craig David teams up with Bastille on his new single 'I Know You'". Digital Spy. 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Listen to 'I Know You', the new single from Craig David and Bastille". NME. 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Craig David - I Know You (Audio) ft. Bastille". 23 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Craig David and Bastille unveil video for epic collaboration 'I Know You' - NME". 4 January 2018.
  5. ^ CraigDavidVEVO (4 January 2018). "Craig David - I Know You ft. Bastille" – via YouTube.
  6. ^ BBC Music (24 November 2017). "Craig David feat. Bastille - I Know You" – via YouTube.
  7. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  8. ^ Leg, The Last (26 January 2018). "I Know You @CraigDavid pic.twitter.com/doKnWZsf5q".
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Craig David feat. Bastille – I Know You" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Croatia ARC TOP 100". HRT. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Bastille Chart History (Euro Digital Song Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved May 5 2020.
  12. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Craig David feat. Bastille – I Know You". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Craig David". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Craig David feat. Bastille – I Know You". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 25 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Craig David Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  19. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2018". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  20. ^ "British single certifications – Craig David Ft Bastille – I Know You". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 20 June 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type I Know You in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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