Afterglow (Wilkinson song)

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Wilkinson Afterglow.jpg
Single by Wilkinson
from the album Lazers Not Included
B-side "Perforation"
Released 13 October 2013[1]
Genre Drum and bass
Length 3:45
Wilkinson singles chronology
"Too Close"

"Too Close"
Becky Hill singles chronology
"For the Win"
(2012) For the Win2012
(2013) Afterglow2013
(2014) Powerless2014

"Afterglow" is a song by the British record producer Wilkinson. It features uncredited vocals from Becky Hill. It was released on 13 October 2013, through RAM Records, as the fourth single from his debut album Lazers Not Included.[1] It entered the UK Singles Chart at number 8 and topped the UK Dance Chart on 20 October 2013. Wilkinson and Hill performed the song as well as a cover of OneRepublic's "Counting Stars" in BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on 17 October 2013.[3] On 21 October 2016, the song was certified as gold in the United Kingdom for over 400,000 sales.[4] It also included as final track in the soundtrack of Konami game, Pro Evolution Soccer 2015.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Afterglow" was first released onto YouTube on 10 September 2013 at a total length of two minutes and fifty-two seconds. The video details a couple's five years of dating by tabulating the numbers, hours, days, and statistics of what they have done together since they first met. Australian actor, Leighton Sharpe, plays the role of Paul in the video and Danish model, Ida Marie, plays the role of Dana.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download – single
Digital download – EP[6]
1."Afterglow" (Cyantific Remix)4:33
2."Afterglow" (DEVolution Remix)6:25
3."Afterglow" (Cutline Remix)4:48
4."Afterglow" (Dyro Remix)4:42
5."Afterglow" (Instrumental Edit)3:41
Digital download – Beatport edition[7]
3."Afterglow" (DEVolution Remix)6:25
4."Afterglow" (Cyantific Remix)4:33
5."Afterglow" (Cutline Remix)4:48
6."Afterglow" (Dyro Remix)4:42
12" vinyl[8]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 13 October 2013


  1. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Afterglow - Single by Wilkinson". iTunes. 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / WilkinsonUK: Couldn't have done it without ..." Twitter. 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "BBC Radio 1 - Fearne Cotton, Wilkinson smashes the Live Lounge". BBC Radio 1. 17 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Photo by wilkinsonuk". Instagram. 29 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Wilkinson - Afterglow - YouTube". YouTube. 10 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "iTunes - Music - Afterglow (Remixes) - EP by Wilkinson". iTunes. 13 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Afterglow (Virgin EMI / RAM) :: Beatport". Beatport. 16 October 2013. Archived from the original on 24 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Wilkinson - Afterglow / Perforation - Ram Records". Chemical Records. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  9. ^ " – Wilkinson – Afterglow" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  10. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201427 into search.
  11. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  12. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  14. ^
  15. ^ "British single certifications – Wilkinson – Afterglow". British Phonographic Industry.  Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Enter Afterglow in the search field and then press Enter.

14. Afterglow Lyrics (text Song) Wilkinson