As Your Friend

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"As Your Friend"
As Your Friend.jpg
Single by Afrojack featuring Chris Brown
from the album Forget the World
Released13 February 2013
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012
Genre
Length4:00
LabelWall Recordings
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Afrojack
  • Leroy Styles (co.)
  • DJ Buddha (co.)
  • Polow da Don (co.)
Afrojack singles chronology
"Rock the House"
(2012)
"As Your Friend"
(2013)
"The Spark"
(2013)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Ready"
(2013)
"As Your Friend"
(2013)
"Fine China"
(2013)
Music video
"As Your Friend" on YouTube

"As Your Friend" is a song by Dutch DJ Afrojack, featuring vocals by American singer Chris Brown. The song was released as a single via iTunes on 13 February 2013.[citation needed] It was written by Afrojack, Chris Brown, Nadir Sakir, Leroy Styles, DJ Buddha, and Polow Da Don, and was produced by Afrojack with co-production by Leroy Styles, DJ Buddha and Polow da Don.[2] "As Your Friend" is featured as a bonus track on the deluxe version of Afrojack's 2014 debut studio album Forget the World.

Music video[edit]

On 22 March 2013 Afrojack uploaded a lyric video onto VEVO. The official music video was released on 29 March. Chris Brown does not appear in the video. A lot of special effects are seen. It features Afrojack with an eagle and many women dancing around him. Since its release the video has gained over 19,300,000 views.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download – single
No.TitleLength
1."As Your Friend" (featuring Chris Brown)4:00
Digital download – The Remixes
No.TitleLength
1."As Your Friend" (Leroy Styles Remix)5:56
2."As Your Friend" (Sidney Samson Remix)5:07
3."As Your Friend" (Danny Howard Remix)5:22
4."As Your Friend" (Nause Remix)5:36
5."As Your Friend" (Bobby Burns Remix)5:58
6."As Your Friend" (D-Wayne Remix)5:53

Chart performance[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States 14 March 2013[24] Digital download – single
  • Wall Recordings
  • Def Jam Recordings
  • Island Records UK
  • PM:AM Recordings
United Kingdom 22 March 2013[25]
11 June 2013[26] Digital download – The Remixes
United States 14 June 2013[27]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/as-your-friend-mw0002507277
  2. ^ Polonsky, Sarah (March 14, 2013). "Afrojacks Signs With Island Def Jam and Universal Music Group". Vibe.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Ultratop Dance.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Ultratop Dance.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 201322 into search.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in French). Les classement single.
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  10. ^ "Chart Track: Week 23, 2013". Irish Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Afrojack Featuring Chris Brown" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Afrojack feat. Chris Brown – As Your Friend" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  14. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201415 into search.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  16. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  17. ^ "Afrojack Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  18. ^ "Afrojack Chart History (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard.
  19. ^ "Afrojack Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  20. ^ "Afrojack Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  21. ^ "Afrojack Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard.
  22. ^ "Hot Dance/Electronic Songs – Year-End 2013". Billboard. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  23. ^ "Dance Club Songs – Year-End 2013". Billboard. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  24. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by Afrojack
  25. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by Afrojack
  26. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (The Remixes) [feat. Chris Brown] by Afrojack
  27. ^ iTunes - Music - As Your Friend (The Remixes) [feat. Chris Brown] by Afrojack