Tag : Funk

Treasure by Bruno Mars

"Treasure" is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars. The song was written by Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, and Phredley Brown, while production was handled by the former three as members of The Smeezingtons. It was released as the third single from his second studio album Unorthodox Jukebox… View More

Get Lucky by Daft Punk

"Get Lucky" is a song by French house music duo Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell Williams and co-written with Nile Rodgers. It is the lead single from Daft Punk's fourth studio album Random Access Memories. Before its release as a single, "Get Lucky" was featured in television advertisements broadcast during Saturday Night… View More

Locked Out of Heaven by Bruno Mars

"Locked Out of Heaven" is a song by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars from his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012). It was released as the lead single from the album on October 1,… View More

Cry Me a River by Justin Timberlake

"Cry Me a River" is a song recorded by American singer Justin Timberlake for his debut studio album Justified (2002). It was written by Timberlake and Scott Storch with producer Timbaland, and was inspired by Timberlake's former relationship with pop singer Britney Spears. Jive Records released the single to contemporary hit and rhythmic radio in the United States on November 24, 2002, as the album's second single. Accompanied by clavinet,… View More

Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye

"Let's Get It On" is a song and hit single by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released June 15, 1973, on Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. The song was recorded on March 22, 1973, at Hitsville West in Los Angeles, California. The song features romantic and sexual lyricism and funk instrumentation by The Funk Brothers. The title track of Gaye's landmark 1973 album of the same name; it was written by Marvin Gaye and producer Ed Townsend. "Let's… View More

Happy by Pharrell Williams

"Happy" is a song performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack album. The song will also be included on his second studio album which will be released in 2014. The song was written and produced by Williams himself. It was released on November 21, 2013 alongside a long-form music video presented via the website 24hoursofhappy.com. The song was reissued on December 16, 2013 by Back Lot Music,… View More

Superstition by Stevie Wonder

"Superstition" is a popular song written, produced, arranged, and performed by Stevie Wonder for Motown Records in 1972. It was the lead single for Wonder's Talking Book album,[1] and released in many countries. It reached number one in the USA,[2] and number one on the soul singles chart.[3] Overseas, it peaked at number eleven in the UK during February 1973. In November 2004, Rolling Stone ranked the song at #74 on their list of the 500… View More

Can't Remember to Forget You by Shakira

"Can't Remember to Forget You" is a song recorded by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira for her upcoming fourth English and overall tenth studio album. Featuring vocals by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, it was released as the lead single of the album on January 13, 2014 through RCA Records and Sony Latin Iberia. The song was co-written by Shakira, Rihanna, John Hill, Tom "Kid Harpoon" Hull, Daniel Ledinsky and Erik Hassle, while… View More

Love on Top by Beyoncé Knowles

"Love on Top" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album 4 (2011). Inspired from her state of mind while playing Etta James in the 2008 musical biopic Cadillac Records, Knowles wrote the song alongside Terius Nash and Shea Taylor; its production was handled by Taylor and Knowles. A throw-back to 1980s music, the uptempo R&B song exhibits style similar to that of Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and The Jackson… View More

Marilyn Monroe by Pharrell Williams

"Marilyn Monroe" is a song by American recording artist Pharrell Williams. It features additional spoken vocals from English singer Kelly Osbourne. The song was released on March 10, 2014 as the second single from Williams' second studio album Girl (2014). It was written by Williams, while the string intro was written by American violinist Ann Marie… View More