Iron (Woodkid song)

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Single by Woodkid
from the album The Golden Age
ReleasedMarch 28, 2011
GenreBaroque pop, neofolk, experimental
LabelGreen United, Island, Interscope
Songwriter(s)Yoann Lemoine
Producer(s)Gustave Rudman (arrangement)
Woodkid singles chronology
"Run Boy Run"
Music video
"Iron" on YouTube

"Iron" is the debut single by Woodkid from his album The Golden Age which was released in 2013. It was written by Yoann Lemoine with arrangements by Gustave Rudman. The single was released on March 28, 2011. The song gained popularity after being used in a trailer for Assassin's Creed: Revelations. It was also sampled in Kendrick Lamar's "The Spiteful Chant" on his 2011 album section.80.

Track list[]

Iron single (promo)

  1. "Iron" (album version) (3:22)

Iron EP

  1. "Iron" (Single Version) (3:12)
  2. "Brooklyn" (3:33)
  3. "Baltimore's Fireflies" (4:10)
  4. "Wasteland" (3:13)
  5. "Iron" (Remix By Mystery Jets) (4:29)
  6. "Iron" (Remix By Gucci Vump) (5:37)


Chart (2011-2014) Peak
Ultratop 40 Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[1] 21
SNEP French Singles Chart 29
UK Singles Chart 94

Music video[]

The music video, starring the fashion models Agyness Deyn,[2] ,[3] Willy Cartier[4] and Ross Tanner,[4] was directed by Yoann Lemoine himself.[5] It was awarded "Best Music Video" at the Namur Film Festival 2011,[2][6] "Best Art Direction" at the Antville Music Video Awards 2011,[7] and won the Grand Prix at the Protoclip International Music Video Festival 2011.[2] It was nominated for "Best Cinematography" at the Antville Music Video Awards 2011,[2] for "Best Music Video" at the Camerimage International Film Festival 2011[8] and for "Best International Pop Video", "Best Styling in a Video" and "Best Visual Effects in a Video" at the UK Music Video Awards.[9]


  1. ^ Ultratop 40: Woodkid - "Iron" page (Belgium, Wallonia charts)
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b c d "Woodkid brings his majestic, orchestral live show to NYC, SF and LA | Force Field PR". Force Field. 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  3. ^ "Клип дня: Woodkid — I Love You". Esquire Magazine Russia (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "WOODKID - IRON". Fucking Young!. 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
  5. ^ "Woodkid's The Golden Age — An Analysis of an Audiovisual Experience". Medium. 2017-12-12. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  6. ^ "Releases w/c 21/05/12". Believe. 2012-05-21. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  7. ^ "Antville Video Music Awards 2011 - the winners | News | Promonews". Promonews. 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  8. ^ "MUSIC VIDEOS COMPETITION LINE-UP ANNOUNCED – EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020". Camerimge News Poland. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  9. ^ "Uk Music Video Awards 2011". French Charts News. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
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