HAIM feat. A$AP Ferg – My Song 5

Haim (pronounced hy-əm and stylized as HAIM) is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California.

The band consists of sisters Este Arielle Haim (born March 14, 1986), Danielle Sari Haim (born February 16, 1989) and Alana Mychal Haim (born December 15, 1991) along with drummer Dash Hutton, son of Danny Hutton and previously a member of the bands Wires on Fire and Slang Chicken.

Most frequently compared to Fleetwood Mac, Haim’s sound has been described as “nu-folk-meets-nineties-R&B” and “music that sounds like it was written on a lakeside retreat attended by Stevie Nicks, John Waite and En Vogue“.

The band played at the 2013 Glastonbury festival (and again in 2014), earned a top ranking in BBC’s Sound of 2013 poll, and later signed with Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation management group.

HAIM has been compared to ’70s soft-rock legends Fleetwood Mac; however, they insist that their influences are a bit more up-to-date, revealing they are big fans of 90s girl groups TLC and Destiny’s Child, and of Kendrick Lamar, Jessie Ware and Mariah Carey.

Consequently, their music sounds like folk-rock “with a few R&B/hip-hop stylings thrown in for good measure”.

In her survey of pop music in 2013, Observer critic Kitty Empire praised the band for “using the vector of harmonies to splice R&B with 1970s soft rock.

They laid waste, too, to a herd of ghastly old hobby horses about guitar bands being unmarketable and record sales only being tied to women’s state of undress.”


 Studio albums

Days Are Gone

Extended plays 

  • Released: July 2, 2012
  • Label: National Anthem
  • Formats: 10″ vinyl
iTunes Festival: London 2012
  • Released: November 2, 2012
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: Digital download
iTunes Festival: London 2013
  • Released: October 8, 2013
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: Digital download


Forever 2012 77 75 24 Days Are Gone
Don’t Save Me 66 28 70 32
Falling 2013 86 70 61 30 45
The Wire 12 56 26 16 25
  • AUS: Platinum
  • NZ: Gold
If I Could Change Your Mind 2014 113 52 27 42
“My Song 5”
“—” denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs 

“Better Off” 2013 163 Forever EP
“Let Me Go” 125 Days Are Gone

Guest appearances 

“LVL” 2013 ASAP Rocky Long. Live. ASAP
“Red Eye” Kid Cudi Indicud
“You’re No Good” 2013 Major Lazer Free The Universe

Music videos 

“Forever”  2012 Austin Peters
“Don’t Save Me”  Austin Peters
“Falling”  2013 Tabitha Denholm
“The Wire”  Jonathan Lia
If I Could Change Your Mind 2014 Warren Fu
My Song 5”  Dugan O’Neal

Awards and nominations 

2012 MTV Brand New For 2013 Nominated
BBC Sound of 2013 Sound of 2013 Won
2013 NME Awards Best Twitter (Alana Haim)  Won
2014 BRIT Awards International Group Nominated

NME Awards Best Live Band Nominated
Best Music Video (“Falling”) Nominated
Best International Band  Won
Best Band Blog or Twitter (Alana Haim) Won
Best Fan Community Nominated
Hero of the Year (Este Haim) Nominated

2014 World Music Awards World’s Best Song (“The Wire”) Nominated
World’s Best Band Nominated
World’s Best Album (“Days Are Gone”) Nominated
World’s Best Live Act Nominated

My Song 5” is a song by American rock band Haim, from their first album Days Are Gone. A re-recorded version of the song featuring rapper A$AP Ferg is set to be released as a single in October, 2014.

A music video for the song was released in August.

My Song 5” will be released on October 6, 2014 on 10″ picture disc vinyl.

The video for “My Song 5” was released on August 19, 2014. The video is set on a fictional talk show called Dallas Murphy, featuring Este Haim and several other people playing roles.

The show is hosted by Vanessa Bayer,  and includes cameos from various other celebrities — Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend, Ke$ha, Grimes, A$AP Ferg and Big Sean.

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