Sun Is Shining

Album: Yet to be titled (2015)
Charted: 56
  • songfacts ®
  • This song features vocals by Salem Al Fakir, a Swedish soul/pop musician and singer of paternal Syrian origin, who also sung on Avicii's hit tunes "Silhouettes" and "You Make Me."
  • Axwell and Ingrosso co-penned the song with Vincent Pontare, who is a Swedish songwriter and producer who works closely with Salem Al Fakir. In 2013 he co-wrote the Avicii singles "Hey Brother" and "You Make Me."
  • This is a single from the former Swedish House Mafia members first album as a duo. Axwell told "We've always gone after vocalists who we feel suit the songs. When we recorded 'Don't You Worry Child' and 'Save The World' we ended up working with a guy who lived nearby in Stockholm and with this album it's mainly been Vincent (Pontare) and Salem (Al Fakir) who've worked with us. We've kept it local, locally produced, like great organic food."
  • The song spent four weeks at #1 on the Swedish singles chart. It also reached the Top Ten in several other European countries, including Belgium and Norway.
  • The song was previewed before its release in a commercial for Swedish clothing brand H&M, which featured models Joan Smalls, Natasha Poly, Doutzen Kroes and Adriana Lima.
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