Immani The exclusive on Rihanna’s new song
‘You da one That I dream about all daay’
16 10th May 2012
Rihanna - Y ‘Come and get exclusive info on the UKs favourite female artist and her new song’
da One’ was written by Ester Dean, Henry Walter, John Hill, Lukasz and sung by six Grammy award recording artist Rihanna. The song was released and the second single on her sixth studio album ‘Talk that Talk’. Released November 14 2011 and also became available for digital download via iTunes. "You da One" debuted on the Australian Singles Chart on December 4, 2011 at number 41. Four weeks later, it reached a peak of 26. The song achieved Platinum status from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), denoting sales of 70,000.The track is a mid-tempo, pop and electro pop song, with additional elements of dancehall and reggae genres.
In the United States, "You da One" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 73 on November 16, 2011, in less than two days of being released to iTunes. It quickly leaped into the top twenty to number 14 in its second week.The song features a dub step bridge before the chorus and runs for approximately 3:19 seconds. The song was filmed in California and France. The song was unexpectedly praised by music critics. Unfortunately the song was never as popular as ‘we found love’ but still reached the UKs top 40 chart singles.
Rihanna’s single cover
You da one Where will this Caribbean beauty go next ? ‘
‘You da one that I dream about all da-ay’ are the lyrics for someone special?
The song was composed in the key of E♭ major using common time and a moderate groove at 126 beats per minute. Instrumentation is provided by the piano. Rihanna's vocal range spans one octave from the low note of B♭3 to the high note of B♭4 on the song. According to Bradley Stern of MTV, the song's musical structure bares resemblances to Britney Spears' "Inside Out’. The singer was also criticized for using to much sexual content in the lyrics of the song and for smoking in the video. ‘You da one’ was compared to ‘what’s ma name’ and ‘Man down’ which also embody the same Caribbean vibes and composition..But despite the criticism ‘you da one’ is still very addictive. Even Rihanna herself said “’you da One' is one of those records that became very addictive for me. I could not stop listening to this song. It's very infectious."
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