Perfect Strangers (Jonas Blue song)

"Perfect Strangers" is a song by British record producer Jonas Blue, featuring the vocals from JP Cooper. It was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom on 3 June 2016.[1] It's the second single of Blue's debut album Blue. The song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart, and reached the top 10 positions in eight additional countries, including Germany, Australia, and Sweden. A Japanese version of the song by South Korean girl group AOA was released on their album Runway.

"Perfect Strangers"
PerfectStrangers.jpg
Single by Jonas Blue featuring JP Cooper
from the album Blue
Released3 June 2016
Length3:16
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Jonas Blue
Jonas Blue singles chronology
"Fast Car"
(2015)
"Perfect Strangers"
(2016)
"By Your Side"
(2016)
JP Cooper singles chronology
"Five More Days"
(2016)
"Perfect Strangers"
(2016)
"Party"
(2016)

The song was played at the inauguration of the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final between English teams Chelsea F.C. vs. Arsenal F.C..

Music videoEdit

A music video to accompany the release of "Perfect Strangers" was first released onto YouTube on 14 June 2016 at a total length of three minutes and twenty-seven seconds. The video is set and filmed in Cape Town in South Africa. It features a woman (Victoria Scholtz) always coincidentally meeting the same man (Devin Dollery) wherever she goes. They then ally together to help bring fun to the children in South Africa, with the man introducing them to skateboarding and the woman introducing them to breakdancing while falling in love in the process.[2]

Track listingEdit

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper)3:16
Digital download – acoustic[3]
No.TitleLength
1."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (acoustic)3:11
Digital download – remixes[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (club mix)5:14
2."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (Gregor Salto remix)4:00
3."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (Jerome Price remix)4:44
4."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (Bump & Flex remix)5:32
5."Perfect Strangers" (featuring JP Cooper) (Pedro Carrilho remix)4:34

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[64] 2× Platinum 140,000 
Belgium (BEA)[65] Platinum 30,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[66] Platinum 80,000 
Germany (BVMI)[67] Platinum 400,000 
Italy (FIMI)[68] 3× Platinum 150,000 
Mexico (AMPROFON)[69] 2× Platinum+Gold 150,000 
Netherlands (NVPI)[70] 5× Platinum 200,000 
New Zealand (RMNZ)[71] Platinum 15,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[72] 3× Platinum 60,000 
Portugal (AFP)[73] Platinum 10,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[74] 2× Platinum 1,200,000 
United States (RIAA)[75] Gold 500,000 

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

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label Ref.
United Kingdom 3 June 2016 Digital download [1]
Worldwide 15 July 2016 Digital download – acoustic Jonas Blue Music [3]
22 July 2016 Digital download – remixes [4]

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