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Skinny Love - Birdy

Skinny Love - Birdy

"Skinny Love" is a song which was initially performed by the American band Bon Iver. It was part of the debut album "For Emma, Forever Ago". The song was released for digital download on April 28th, 2008. The song was written by Justin Vernon and it's part of the indie folk genre. It runs a regular duration of 3:58 minutes.

"Skinny Love" was ranked at number 92 on the list of "Hottest 100 of All Time Countdown", made by Triple J and at number 16 on the list of "Hottest 100 of the Last 20 Years countdown" made by the same magazine. The original version was featured on the television series "Chuck".

A successful cover was made by the English musician, Birdy. His version was part of the "14th Floor, Atlantic" label and it was released on January 30th, 2011. It was recorded throughout the past year and the production was assured by Alex H. N. Gilbert.

Birdy's "Skinny Love" was released as digital download. It stands as a favorite for the listeners of Xfm and Shak's show.

It was named "Record of The Week" by the UK radio DJ Fearne Cotton. The cover appeared in the television series "The Vampire Diaries".

"Skinny Love" had a popularity breakthrough after it was performed by Bella Ferraro, at the talent show "The X Factor", in 2012, during the auditions. This made the song to reach number two on the Australian Singles Chart. Something similar happened in New Zealand after Jackie Thomas, another contestant sang it on the talent show with the same name, also during the auditions. It peaked number two on the New Zealand Singles Chart.

The cover was also a commercial success and it sold more than 320 000 copies in the United Kingdom, where it was the best selling rock single of the year 2011.

Three music videos have been made for "Skinny Love": one that was released on April 1st, 2011, through YouTube, another one that was released on October 14th, 2011, and which was shot in one scene, and the last one, which was uploaded on January 15th, 2014.

"Skinny Love", as a cover by Birdy, was certified platinum in France and Belgium, six times platinum in Australia, gold in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Canada and the United States.

It has proven to be an enduring hit, still appearing in the charts, even nowadays, years since its initial release.

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