Required fields are marked *. It’s super easy, we promise! Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments. Relax [Original Video] song meanings Add your thoughts No Comments. "Relax, Take It Easy" is the debut single by British singer-songwriter Mika, from his debut album Life in Cartoon Motion. Frankie Goes to Hollywood (FGTH) was a UK dance-pop band that was extremely popular in the mid 1980s. Release Date of “Relax” “Relax” was released on 24 October 1983 as the lead single from Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s first album, “Welcome to the Pleasuredome”. Outside it was police all around: it was 7 July 2005 London bombings. On the show “Stasera Casa Mika” which aired on the Italian television channel Rai 2, Mika gave the story behind the birth of the song. [3] The song is an upbeat pop track with a disco-like bassline and a funky guitar riff in the background on the choruses, where he sings: "It's as if I'm scared/It's as if I'm terrified/It's as if I scared/It's as if I'm playing with fire". "The Long and Winding Road" became The Beatles' last US #1 song on June 13, 1970. All Rights Reserved. How to use relax in a sentence. A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college. Relax Higher higher Hey-Pray Submit Corrections. "[6] Christian John Mikane from PopMatters wrote that "the song is among the better songs on the album. *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alone, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, List of Dutch Top 40 number-one singles of 2007, List of Romanian Top 100 number ones of the 2000s, "Mika: Life in Cartoon Motion < PopMatters", "Mika – Life in Cartoon Motion (album review) | Sputnikmusic", "Life in Cartoon Motion Review | Music Reviews and News - | EW.com", "CD: Mika, Life in Cartoon Motion | Music | The Observer", "Mika – Life In Cartoon Motion | album reviews", "Life in Cartoon Motion – Mika | Allmusic", "Mika: Life In Cartoon Motion | Music Review | Slant Magazine", "Mika – Life in Cartoon Motion – Review – Stylus Magazine", "MIKA Relax Take It Easy – 2006 UK 2 track promo only CD | eBay", "MIKA Relax Take It Easy RARE EU 4 track CD Jewel Case | eBay", "Mika – Relax, Take It Easy – New Remixes 12" x | eBay", "MIKA RELAX TAKE IT EASY CD 2 CD SINGLE D2 | eBay", Austriancharts.at – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Ultratop.be – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Hitlisten.NU – Mika – Relax, Take It Easy, Lescharts.com – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Offiziellecharts.de – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", The Irish Charts – Search Results – Relax, Take It Easy", Italiancharts.com – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Dutchcharts.nl – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Norwegiancharts.com – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Swedishcharts.com – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", Swisscharts.com – Mika – Relax (Take It Easy)", "Jahreshitparade 2007 – austriancharts.at", "Offizielle Deutsche Charts – Offizielle Deutsche Charts", "Romanian Top 100 – Top of the Year 2007", "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2008 – hitparade.ch", http://www.ukchartsplus.co.uk/ChartsPlusYE2008.pdf, "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – singles 2007", "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Mika; 'Relax, Take It Easy')", "Italian single certifications – Mika – Relax", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Relax,_Take_It_Easy&oldid=970759975, Ultratop 50 Singles (Flanders) number-one singles, Ultratop 50 Singles (Wallonia) number-one singles, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Singlechart usages for Billboardeuropeanhot100, Singlechart usages for Billboarddanceclubplay, Certification Table Entry usages for Belgium, Certification Table Entry usages for Germany, Certification Table Entry usages for Denmark, Certification Table Entry usages for Italy, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Relax, Take It Easy" (Ashley Beedle's Castro Vocal Mix) – 6:37, "Relax, Take It Easy" (Ashley Beedle's Dub) – 7:08, "I Want You Back" (Live From L'Olympia Paris), "Relax, Take It Easy" (Dennis Christopher Remix Radio Edit), "Relax, Take It Easy" (Ashley Beedle's Castro Vocal Mix), "Relax, Take It Easy" (Live In Paris – Video), This page was last edited on 2 August 2020, at 06:14. The song was also featured prominently in the movie Were the World Mine. The song was later included on the album Welcome to the Pleasuredome. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The song received positive reviews from music critics. In Spain, the song received double platinum certification for more than 40,000 downloads. The song makes use of a melody line from the Cutting Crew hit single "(I Just) Died in Your Arms". There are two version of the "Relax, Take It Easy" music video. Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better. Considered to be one of the most controversial and most commercially successful records of the 1980’s, “Relax” from British new wave male band: Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Comparisons were drawn between "Relax" and the Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen" in terms of media controversy. The real words were, in fact, "...when you want to sock it to it...". "[11], The song debuted at number 12 in the week ending 30 June 2007 in the Billboard European Hot 100, jumping to number 8 the following week, to number 4 in its third week, and to number 2 in its fourth week, despite not being released in some European countries such as the United Kingdom.