Take Me Over (Cut Copy song)

"Take Me Over" is a song by Australian electronic music band Cut Copy, released as the second single from their third studio album, Zonoscope (2011). The song has become one of the band's most recognizable tunes. It has also met with positive critical reception, and the critics noted the song's references to Fleetwood Mac's "Everywhere" and Men at Work's "Down Under".[1][2]

"Take Me Over"
Single by Cut Copy
from the album Zonoscope
Released23 November 2010 (2010-11-23)
Formatdigital download, 12" single
Recorded2010
GenreSynthpop
Length5:50 (album version)
3:55 (radio edit)
LabelModular
Songwriter(s)Cut Copy
Producer(s)Cut Copy
Cut Copy singles chronology
"Where I'm Going"
(2010)
"Take Me Over"
(2010)
"Need You Now"
(2011)

Music videoEdit

The music video for "Take Me Over" was filmed by Australian director Kris Moyes in Sydney in November 2010, featuring jungle scenes, an Indiana Jones-style wardrobe and nude models.[3] The clip, however, was never released due to production delays.[4] In May 2012, a fan made music video for the song premiered online, directed by Ryan Patrick,[5] and was subsequently adopted as the official video.

Track listingsEdit

  • UK digital single (2011)[6][7]
  1. "Take Me Over" – 5:08
  2. "Take Me Over" (The Loving Hand Remix) – 10:23
  3. "Take Me Over" (Azari & III Remix) – 6:03
  4. "Take Me Over" (Mylo Remix) – 6:56
  5. "Take Me Over" (Flight Facilities Remix) – 6:54
  • UK 12" single (2011)[8]
  1. "Take Me Over" – 5:08
  2. "Take Me Over" (Azari & III Remix) – 6:03
  3. "Take Me Over" (Thee Loving Hand Remix) – 10:24

ChartsEdit

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA Hitseekers)[9] 10
Belgium – Dance Singles (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 49
UK Physical Singles Chart (Official Charts Company)[11] 55
US Dance/Electronic Digital Songs (Billboard)[12] 44

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format(s)
Australia 23 November 2010 Modular Recordings digital download
UK 16 January 2011 digital download
24 January 2011 12"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tom Breihan (7 February 2011). "Cut Copy: Zonoscope". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  2. ^ Mikael Wood (8 February 2011). "Cut Copy, 'Zonoscope' Review". www.spin.com. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Cut Copy discuss new single ahead of Tuesday premiere". www.themusicnetwork.com. 19 November 2010. Archived from the original on 22 February 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  4. ^ Jason Treuen (18 February 2011). "Cut Copy release crazy sports video for Need You Now". www.themusicnetwork.com. Archived from the original on 19 February 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Cut Copy - Take Me Over - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Cut/Copy* - Take Me Over (File, MP3) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Take Me Over (Remixes) by Cut Copy on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  8. ^ "Cut Copy - Take Me Over (Vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  9. ^ "ARIA Hitseekers - Week Commencing 6th December 2010" (PDF). pandora.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  10. ^ "ULTRATOP BELGIAN CHARTS: Dance" (in French). www.ultratop.be. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Official Physical Singles Chart Top 100 | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Cut Copy - Chart history". www.billboard.com. Archived from the original on 14 December 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2014.