Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Single Of The Day: Robbie Williams - Candy

"Candy" is a pop song by English singer-songwriter Robbie Williams. This song was released as digital single by Universal Records on 28 October 2012 at United Kingdom. It was written by Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow and Terje Olsen.

It is an upbeat pop song and lyrically, it talks about a girl who thinks she's great. It received favorable reviews from music critics, who noted that it was a catchy, radio hit. However, some critics noted that it leaves no impressions at the end. Commercially, the song was a success, topping the UK Singles Chart and Scottland, while it reached the top-ten in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands and more. 

The music video for the song was directed by Joseph Kahn and it was released on 10 September 2012. In the video, Robbie plays a guardian angel who causes all sorts of trouble trying to protect a beautiful mortal. Despite wearing a pink suit, the singer is invisible to his charge, played by Skins actress Kaya Scodelario.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Track Of The Day: One Direction - Stole My Heart

"Stole My Heart" is a pop song by British-Irish boyband One Direction. It was written by Jamie Scott and Paul Meehan and also was produced by Brian Rawling and Paul Meehan. It was featured on their debut studio album "Up All Night" as the last track. It was taken from One Direction's album "Up All Night" and was released by Syco Records on 18 November 2011 at United Kingdom as CD album and digital download album.

Single Of The Day: Priyanka Chopra - In My City (Featuring Will.I.Am)

Indian actress and recording artist Priyanka Chopra released her debut single "In My City" with American rapper Will.I.Am from The Black Eyed Peas. Electropop and dance-pop is the genre of this music. This awesome song was written by RedOne with Ester Dean and Priyanka Chopra. RedOne with Brian Kennedy  produced the song, also.

Interscope Records released "In My City" as single on 2 October 2012 as digital download at United States while Universal Music India released "In My City" as single on 14 September 2012 on digital download and CD single at India.

In India, On 14 September 2012, the song was released on digital platform Nokia Music and was made available on physical stores as well. The song had shown instant chart action across retail and digital stores. Available for download exclusively on the Nokia Music store, the song peaked to the #1 spot on the International download chart. The CD single format too debuted straight in at the #1 spot on the pan-India Planet M and Music World International Top 20 retail chain charts. As per Universal Music India, reported by The Economic Times the single broked records as the sales crossed 100,000 singles (cumulative) within the first week of its release. The single went triple Platinum in India. In the United States, after the release of the song to iTunes, "In My City" sold about 5,000 digital downloads in first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Priyanka Chopra's vocal on this song fit the catchy dance club song and colaborated so well with Will.I.Am's rap.