It was released as the lead single from Swift's fourth studio album Red (2012) on August 13, 2012 by Big Machine Records."We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is a pop and bubblegum pop song while the lyrics depict Swift's frustration at an ex-lover who wants to re-kindle their relationship.
The songwriters wrote the song after Swift's ex-boyfriend's friend spoke of rumors he heard that Swift and her former boyfriend were reuniting. The song received mixed reviews from music critics; some praised the catchy, radio-friendly hook while others felt the song lacked the thoughtfulness of Swift's previ…
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"Gangnam Style" (Korean: 강남스타일, IPA: [kaŋnam sɯtʰail]) is a single by the South Korean pop artist PSY. The song was released on July 15, 2012, as the lead single of his sixth studio album PSY 6 (Six Rules), Part 1. "Gangnam Style" debuted at number one on the Gaon Chart, the national record chart of South Korea. As of November 4, 2012, the music video has been viewed over 650 million times on YouTube, and is the site's second most watched video and most watched K-pop video.
The phrase "Gangnam Style" is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district of Seoul. The song and its accompanying music video went viral in August 2012 and have influenced popular culture since then. "Gangnam Style" is considered by some to be a worldwide phenomenon, while others have praised "Gangnam Style" …
"Free Bird" (often spelled "Freebird", including by the band itself on the cover of the single) is a song by the Americansouthern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
It first featured on the band's debut album in 1973, and has been
included on subsequent albums released by the band, including the
previously unreleased, unfaded-ending version of the original recording
(featured on Skynyrd's Innyrds). Amazon.com music reviewer Lorry Fleming calls it "the most-requested song in the history of rock music."
Released as a single in November 1974, "Free Bird" became the band's second Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1975, where it peaked at No. 19. A live version of the song also reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977, peaking at No. 38. Free Bird also achieved the No. 3 spot on Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos.
It is used as a finale by Lynyrd Skynyrd during their live
performances, and is their …
"Diamonds" is a song recorded by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna for her upcoming seventh studio album Unapologetic (2012). It was written by Sia Furler in collaboration with Benjamin "Benny Blanco" Levin,
Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen. It was produced by Blanco, as
well as Eriksen and Hermansen under their production name StarGate. "Diamonds" premiered on September 26, 2012, during the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show and it was released the following day. Def Jam Recordings solicited the single to contemporary hit radio in the United States on October 2. "Diamonds" is a mid-tempo popballad with influences of electronic and soul music. The song is a departure from themes of "unhealthy relationships" that are evident in Rihanna's previous singles.
Critical reception for "Diamonds" was generally mixed; some reviewers
complimented Rihanna's different musical direction, while others
criticized its …
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"Shimmer" is Fuel's first single from their album Sunburn. It was released on August 25, 1998. Written by guitarist/songwriter Carl Bell, the single peaked at #2 on the Billboard Alternative Song Charts and at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100.
This song is known for having a couple of verses each followed by a short chorus for the first minute and 30 seconds, then leading into a series of six verses sung "It's too far away for me to hold, too far away" with a short instrumental break coming in between the second and third of these "Too far away" verses. The last line in the song is then sung "Guess I'll let it go".