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Rushing Back
"Rushing Back"
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Single by Flume featuring Vera Blue
Released27 September 2019 (2019-09-27)
Format
StudioLos Angeles
Length3:51
LabelFuture Classic
Flume
Flume singles chronology
"Let You Know"
(2019)
"Rushing Back"
(2019)
Vera Blue singles chronology
"The Way That You Love Me"
(2019)
"Rushing Back"
(2019)

"Rushing Back" is a song by Australian electronic musician Flume, featuring Australian singer songwriter Vera Blue. It was released as a single on 27 September 2019, by Australian music label Future Classic. The track was first premiered on radio Triple J on 26 September 2019 after being performed live for the first time during Flume's Lollapalooza Festival set last in August.[1]

Background

Speaking on Triple J, Flume said it was Vera's 'vocal gymnastics' that really caught his attention, particularly on her 2015 single "Hold". Flume said "I heard her song 'Hold' and I was like, this is insane. Her voice, the melody... As soon as I heard that I was like, we have to find this person and work with her."[2]

In 2016, Flume collaborated with Vera Blue (and Vince Staples, Ku?ka and Ngaiire) and covered Ghost Town DJ's "My Boo" for Triple J's Like a Version.[3]

In 2019, Flume and Vera Blue met in Los Angeles for this "Rushing Back".[2]

Vera Blue said "Harley (aka Flume) threw me a bunch of ideas and I was riffing over the songs, just humming melodies that came to my head based on how the song made me feel. There were a couple of ideas I resonated with but I really fell in love with this one as soon as I heard the first few chords, which eventually blossomed into 'Rushing Back'."[4]

The song was performed live in August 2019 during Flume's Lollapalooza Festival performance, in Chicago.[4]

Critical reception

Debbie Carr from Triple J said "'Rushing Back' feels like a natural evolution for the Sydney producer, taking the jagged, futuristic production we first heard from him back on Skin and pushing it into a new melodic earworm territory."[2]

Personnel

Credits adapted from Tidal.[5]

Charts

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 15
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 24
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[8] 2
US Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[9] 12

Release history

Region Date Format(s) Label
Various[10] 27 September 2019 Digital download, streaming Future Classic

References

  1. ^ "Listen To Flume's New Single With Vera Blue, 'Rushing Back'". Music Feeds. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Flume makes a triumphant return to form in new track with friend and long time collaborator, Vera Blue". Triple J. 25 September 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Flume covers Ghost Town DJs 'My Boo' Ft. Vince Staples, Ku?ka, Ngaiire & Vera Blue". 1 December 2016. Retrieved 2019 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ a b "LISTEN: Flume returns with new single 'Rushing Back'". George FM NZ. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Rushing Back / Flume - Tidal". Tidal. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 4 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be - Flume feat. Vera Blue - Rushing Back" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  8. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 7 October 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ "Dance/Electronic Songs: October 12, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved 2019.
  10. ^ "Rushing Back - Single by Flume". Apple Music. Retrieved 2019.

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