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White Flag

White Flag

White Flag" is a song by British singer-songwriter Dido, released as the lead single from her second album Life for Rent on September 2003. "White Flag" is the biggest hit of Dido's career. It is considered one of her signature songs, and helped Life for Rent sell over ten million copies worldwide. The song was nominated for the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards, but lost to Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful". It won the Best British Single at the 2004 Brit Awards. The music video, directed by Joseph Kahn features actor David Boreanaz as Dido's love interest.

The single fared very well on the charts around the world, peaking at number one in Australia, Germany, and France, number two in the UK and Irish Singles Chart, and number eighteen in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing
UK Maxi-Single
"White Flag"
"White Flag (Johnny Toobad Mix)"

Charts (2003)Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 1
Austrian Singles Chart 2
Belgium Walonia Singles Chart 2
Belgium Flanders Singles Chart 3
Canadian Singles Chart 12
Danish Singles Chart 2
Dutch Singles Chart 5
European Singles Chart 1
Finnish Singles Chart 19
French Singles Chart 5
German Singles Chart 1
Irish Singles Chart 2
Italian Singles Chart 1
Latvian Singles Chart 3
Mexican Top 100 Singles Chart 12
Norwegian Singles Chart 1
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 12
Spain Singles Top 100 4
Swedish Singles Chart 2
Swiss Singles Chart 2
Russian Singles Chart 1
UK Singles Chart 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 18
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Singles Sales 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Digital Tracks 1

Popular culture
"White Flag" was featured in the second episode of Smallville's third season, "Phoenix".
German singer Bill Kaulitz listens to "White Flag" when he has to write a song.
The song was featured on the video game Karaoke Revolution Volume 2.
The song is heard on the trailer of the movie Evening.
The song was featured on the Xbox 360 video game "Lips".
X Factor contestant, Diana Vickers, performed this song in the semi-final of the 2008 series.


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