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“Warrior” by Havana Brown

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“Warrior” by Havana Brown

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    “Warrior” by Havana Brown (official video) is a dance song.

    Song Title: Warrior (official video)
    Artist: Havana Brown
    Album: Flashing Lights
    Genre: electropop, dance-pop, techno, trap, dance, pop, EDM
    Composer: Copyright © 2013 Jonas Saeed, Niclas Kings, Luciana Caporaso, Nick Clow, Sabi
    Lead Vocals: Havana Brown
    Producer: Jonas Saeed, Niclas Kings
    Released: 27 September 2013
    Label: Island Records Australia
    Number of listens: 11786
    Current rank: 2714 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 2714 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


    Summary quotation from Wikipedia:

    “Warrior” is a song by Australian DJ and recording artist Havana Brown. It is the second single from her debut studio album Flashing Lights (2013). The song was written by Jonas Saeed, Niclas Kings, Luciana Caporaso, Nick Clow and Sabi, Jonas Saeed & Niclas Kings also serving as the producer. The song peaked at number 11 on the ARIA Singles Chart and at number 3 on the Australia Dance chart. “Warrior” was certified double platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association for sales of 140,000 copies. It also was a hit in the United States, peaking at number one on the US dance charts.

Background and composition

    “Warrior” was written by Jonas Saeed, Niclas Kings, Luciana Caporaso, Nick Clow and Sabi, Jonas Saeed & Niclas Kings also serving as the producer of the song. Discussing the theme of the song with Andrea Simpson from Celebuzz, Brown described “Warrior” as, “about fighting for what you want even if the odds are against you… Pushing forward when others who fear you are trying to bring you down”. “Warrior” was released digitally via the iTunes Store on 27 September 2013, as the second single from Flashing Lights. The track was serviced to radio on 14 October 2013. Lyrically, Brown is asserting her toughness and dominance, stating “I am a fighter, it’s in my DNA/step by step, and brick by brick, nobody stopping me…Strike like a tiger/I stand like a soldier, yeah/march like a champion!”

Chart performance

    “Warrior” debuted on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart at number 32 on 12 October 2013. After spending eleven weeks on the charts, the track peaked at number 11, staying there for one week. “Warrior” also appeared on the ARIA Dance Singles Chart, peaking at number three in the top twenty. The recording was certified double platinum by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA), denoting 140,000 units shipped in Australia. The song later peaked at number 1 on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart (Billboard), becoming her fourth number one on that chart.

Music video

    The music video for “Warrior” was uploaded to YouTube on November 5, 2013. It features Brown and her backup dancers dancing in various warlike soldier costumes, including one seen in which Brown is wearing what resembles Ancient Greek battlements. The video also flashes back and forth between Brown and her dancers and a close-up shot of a beating drum, accompanied by the lines “Gonna feel my blood running wild and young; Gonna dance, dance, dance to the beat of my drum/Like a warrior.”

Live performances

    In 2013, Brown performed “Warrior” on The X Factor Australia and Dancing with the Stars Australia to support sales on the iTunes charts. Brown also performed the song when she embarked on her Oz Tour in October 2013 which included 12 shows in Australia, Canada and the United States. The tour concluded in Brisbane on 1 January 2014.

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    Laila: Warrior is Julian’s favorite song.

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