Tag : New wave

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

I Was a Fool by Tegan and Sara

"I Was a Fool" is a song performed by Canadian duo Tegan and Sara. The song was written by Tegan Quin with contributions from Sara Quin for their seventh studio album, Heartthrob. The song was released as the second single from the album on April 24, 2013. It is an indie pop song which takes the form of a piano ballad. "I Was a Fool" peaked at nineteen on Canadian Hot 100 and number 1 on CBC Radio 2 Top 20, making Tegan and Sara the first… View More

Still Into You by Paramore

"Still Into You" is a song by American rock band Paramore. It was released on March 14, 2013, as the second single from their self-titled fourth album, Paramore.[1] Different from their previous single "Now", which showed a darker intensity, "Still Into You" derives from genres such as power pop, pop rock and new wave. The song received critical acclaim from music critics, who have praised the pop rock sound, and Hayley Williams' vocals,… View More

Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" is a 1979 song originally written by Robert Hazard and made famous by singer Cyndi Lauper.[1] It was the first major single released by Lauper as a solo artist and the lead-off single from her debut album She's So Unusual. Lauper’s version gained recognition as a feminist anthem and promoted by an award-winning video. It has been covered on either an album or in live concert by over 30 other… View More

Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper

"Time After Time" is a song by American singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper, released as the second single from her album She's So Unusual. It reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 9, 1984,[1] and remained there for two weeks. Worldwide, the song is her most commercially successful single after "Girls Just Want to Have Fun", and reached number three on the UK Singles Chart and number six on the ARIA Singles Chart. The… View More

Last Christmas by Wham!

"Last Christmas" is a song by British pop duo Wham!, released on Epic Records in 1984, on a double A-side with "Everything She Wants". It was written and produced by George Michael, and has been covered by many artists since its original… 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

Ain't It Fun by Paramore

"Ain't It Fun" is a song by the American rock band Paramore from their self-titled fourth studio album. It was released as the fourth single from the album in 2013 and sent to contemporary hit radio on February 4, 2014.[1][2] Musically, it has been described as having influences of funk, soul, and new jack swing. The gospel choir present during the song has received comparison to the 2004 song "Unwritten" by Natasha… View More

Sleeping with a Friend by Neon Trees

"Sleeping with a Friend" is a song written and performed by American rock band Neon Trees. It was originally recorded by the band for their third studio album, Pop Psychology (2014). The song was released as the first single from Pop Psychology on January 11,… View More

Brass in Pocket by The Pretenders

"Brass in Pocket" (also known as "Brass in Pocket (I'm Special)") is a single by The Pretenders. It was written by Chrissie Hynde and James Honeyman-Scott, and produced by Chris… View More