“7 Years” is a single by Danish soul pop band Lukas Graham from their second studio album, Lukas Graham (Blue Album). The song was released as a digital download through Copenhagen Records on September 18th, 2015 as the third single from the studio album.
A music video to accompany the release of “7 Years” was first released via Lukas Graham’s official YouTube channel on December 15th 2015. The music video was directed by René Sascha Johannsen, and it was produced by The Woerks & Seven Pictures. As of March 26th 2016, it, combined with the official lyric video, received more than 92 million views.
The song was written by Lukas Forchammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Ristorp, and Morten “Pilo” Pilegaard. It was produced by Stefan Forrest and Morten Ristorp under their stage name Future Animals, and Pilegaard.
“7 Years” topped the charts in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK and Canada and gained successful chart appearances in other European countries, as well as the United States.
February 12th 2016, “7 Years” peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, with combined weekly sales of 105,000 copies (including 3.65 million streams). The song became the first number-one single by a Danish act since Aqua’s “Turn Back Time” (1998).
7 Years by Lukas Graham. “A mix of Christiania, Copenhagen and Los Angeles is combined to give you a beautiful imagery to help the song along. I really hope you like it.” – Lukas Graham
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Directed by René Sascha Johannsen, Produced by The Woerks & Seven Pictures