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FLUME - HOLDIN ON (SONG)
Label:FCL/IND
Entry:28/10/2012 (Position 49)
Last week in charts:26/05/2013 (Position 35)
Peak:17 (1 weeks)
Weeks:18
Place on best of all time:1913 (441 points)
Year:2012
Music/Lyrics:Otis Redding
Harley Streten
Producer:Flume [AU]
World wide:
nl  Peak: 57 / weeks: 4
be  Tip (Vl)
au  Peak: 17 / weeks: 18
nz  Peak: 22 / weeks: 9

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TRACKS
08/04/2013
Promo - CD-Single Transgressive / V2 -
1. Holdin On
2:36
   

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Medium
Date
2:34FlumeFuture Classic
FCL75CD
Album
CD
09/11/2012
2:33Flume [Digipak]Transgressive
TRANS151 / 3724889
Album
CD
15/02/2013
2:32Triple J Hottest 100: Volume 20ABC
5432100
Compilation
CD
22/02/2013
2:34100% Hits 2013: Volume 1Warner
5310571232
Compilation
CD
29/03/2013
2:36Holdin On [Promo]Transgressive / V2
-
Single
CD-Single
08/04/2013
2:31FM4 Soundselection: 28Sony
88765440472
Compilation
CD
24/05/2013
2:31Life Is Music 2013.1EMI
0197872
Compilation
CD
07/06/2013
2:32Dance Anthems - The Deep Summer Chill Edition 2013Universal
534.344-7
Compilation
CD
14/06/2013
2:29De Maxx - Long Player 27Universal
534.395-8
Compilation
CD
21/06/2013
2:31De Maxx - Long Player 36 [Future Beats Edition]541 / N.E.W.S.
541539CD / N01.A539.023
Compilation
CD
08/04/2016
MUSIC DIRECTORY
FlumeFlume: Discography / Become a fan
FLUME IN AUSTRALIAN CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Holdin On28/10/20121718
Drop The Game (Flume & Chet Faker)08/12/20131814
Some Minds (Flume feat. Andrew Wyatt)14/06/2015274
Never Be Like You (Flume feat. Kai)31/01/2016147
Smoke & Retribution (Flume feat. Vince Staples & Kučka)14/02/2016231
Say It (Flume feat. Tove Lo)08/05/2016536
Skin Companion Ep I11/12/2016291
 
Albums

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Flume25/11/2012167
Skin12/06/2016132
SONGS BY FLUME
3
Bring You Down (Flume feat. George Maple)
Change
Drop The Game (Flume & Chet Faker)
Ezra
Free
Heater
Helix
Holdin On
Hyperreal (Flume feat. Kučka)
I Met You (Anna Lunoe & Flume)
Innocence (Flume feat. AlunaGeorge)
Insane (Flume feat. Moon Holiday)
Left Alone (Flume feat. Chet Faker)
Like Water (Flume feat. MNDR)
Lose It (Flume feat. Vic Mensa)
More Than You Thought
Never Be Like You (Flume feat. Kai)
Numb & Getting Colder (Flume feat. Kučka)
On Top (Flume feat. T.Shirt)
Paper Thin
Pika
Say It (Flume feat. Tove Lo)
Sintra
Skin Companion Ep I
Skin Companion EP II
Sleepless (Flume feat. Jezzabell Doran)
Smoke & Retribution (Flume feat. Vince Staples & Kučka)
Some Minds (Flume feat. Andrew Wyatt)
Space Cadet
Star Eyes
Stay Close
Take A Chance (Flume feat. Little Dragon)
That Look (Flume feat. George Maple)
The Greatest View (Flume feat. Isabella Manfredi)
This Song Is Not About A Girl (Flume & Chet Faker)
Tiny Cities (Flume feat. Beck)
Tropical Sun
Trust (Flume feat. Isabella Manfredi)
Wall Fuck
Warm Thoughts
What About Us (Flume & Chet Faker)
What You Need
When Everything Was New
You Know (Flume feat. Allan Kingdom & Raekwon)
ALBUMS BY FLUME
Flume
Skin
Skin Companion EP I
Skin Companion EP II
Skin: The Remixes
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 4.03 (Reviews: 36)
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****
Nice and listenable.
****
THIS IS NOT HIS MOST POPULAR SONG BUT WILL PROBABLY CHART THE HIGHEST OUT OF ALL HIS THINGS AND HIS MOST POPULAR SONG "SLEEPLESS" WILL BE LUCKY TO CHART NEXT YEAR IF EVER (BY WHICH TIME IT MIGHT ALMOST HAVE GOLD SALES).*

ok, I've gotten that out of the way. I still don't really get Flume. To me there's too much vapid & lifeless electronic music around at the moment that I just can't get into, and Flume is the leader of this movement. This song isn't even that catchy. There are some decent synth moments, but I don't get much out of this.

Edit: As a side note I've gotten more used to this and I actually kinda like it now.

*Edit: Due to hype with album release, it looks like "Sleepless" will chart this week finally.**

**Edit: No, complete my album shenanigans seem to have blocked it.***

***Edit: OK, another two months later, it's looking good to make it. Funnily enough I think Holdin On has surpassed it in popularity anyway, lol :P
Last edited: 28/01/2013 02:40
***
Its alright.
****
It's fine.
Last edited: 28/07/2013 01:05
*****
What a random Top 50 entry, I must say that it's mostly cool.

Edit: It's his best for sure. 5 for me.
Last edited: 04/02/2013 12:33
******
Agreed with Irelander. Very breezy track.

Over the past few weeks, this has grown on me, and has become such an awesome track. Solid production from Flume, and one of the best from his self titled LP.
Last edited: 17/12/2012 07:55
*****
Superb! 4.75*.

EDIT: Now a solid 5. 4.75* -> 5*.
Last edited: 16/12/2012 15:08
****
OK after a while I have finally begun to enjoy this. The production is great. Just don't like the 'vocal' bits at all.
Last edited: 24/11/2013 08:51
****
On the first listen I thought this was quite poor. I like its unique style now. However I find the song to be a bit short. 3*

EDIT: Getting better. 4*
Last edited: 30/01/2013 13:13
******
Wow what a track! Love the distorted vocal samples and the synth production is a top effort. The 'climax' near the end is the perfect conclusion to the song. Even with bigger chart hits under his belt now, this will still be remembered as one of his classics imo. Will go down as an Aussie electronic classic. It was rad live, probably Flume's best performance that night I saw him live, after "Smoke & Retribution" of course.
Last edited: 24/04/2017 08:15
****
There is something cool about this and I can't put my finger on it; none of this is what I would usually like. All the things work together though.
****
I don't mind this; nice to see him get some commercial success.

Sleepless is still way better, though.
***
I don't mind it but I don't think it's chart worthy.

Peaked at #65 on my personal chart.

60
Last edited: 09/11/2014 05:32
****
It's interesting, and it's cool, but Sleepless is much better.
*****
What a great introduction to the awesomeness of Flume. This is an addictive track.
***
Very uninteresting. 2.5 - 3.
******
Don't understand the hype. Certainly he is talented but I don't understand how he has eight ARIA nominations.

Edit: Starting to like it more now. 3--->5

Edit 2: Now this is awesome. 5 ---> 6
Last edited: 20/02/2014 11:45
******
Fantastic song, I love it. I've overplayed this a little bit but it's still a classic.
****
It's quite good but I don't love it. It's very catchy and addictive though, just slightly uninteresting. Good to see it had a long chart run though. I prefer "Drop the Game" to this though.
******
Good
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