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Supernova (Mr Hudson song)

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Genre  R&B electronic hip hop
Label  GOOD Mercury
Length  3:16
Producer(s)  Mr Hudson Kanye West
Released  20 July 2009 (UK) 11 September 2009 (Italy radio)
Writer(s)  Benjamin McIldowie Kanye West

"Supernova" is a song by British singer Mr Hudson, featuring American rapper Kanye West. "Supernova" was premiered on 13 May 2009, on Zane Lowe BBC Radio Show and then released through Mr Hudson's and Kanye West's blogs. The song was later remixed by Calvin Harris in a more electronic fashion. After being officially released as a single on 19 July 2009, it promptly debuted high on European charts.

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Release

"Supernova" was released to iTunes on 19 July 2009 after being able to pre-order throughout the previous week.

Chart performance

On the Irish Singles Chart, "Supernova" debuted in the top ten, entering at number seven on the issue date of 23 July 2009. The song was the highest debut on the chart for that week. The following week it rose to number four, and peaked at number two. It performed even better in Hudson's native United Kingdom, where it debuted at number two on the UK Singles Chart on 26 July 2009 (for the week ending date 1 August 2009)

Music video

The music video for "Supernova" was shot in both London and Los Angeles, California. It was directed by French duo Jonas & François and released on 30 June 2009. It follows Mr Hudson and Kanye West in their pursuit of women, with R&B singer Estelle making a cameo appearance in the video as one of the love interests. Juxtaposed with these images is a sequence of an actual supernova, as well as a flashing light suit, featured prominently during the song's chorus.

Track listings

CD single

  1. "Supernova" – 3:16

UK single

  1. "Supernova" – 3:13
  2. "Supernova" (Calvin Harris Remix) – 5:41

References

Supernova (Mr Hudson song) Wikipedia


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