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"Bang My Head"
General information
Artists: David Guetta, Sia, Fetty Wap
Recorded: 2014
Released: October 30, 2015
Format: Digital download
Genre: House, electropop, dance
Length: 3:13 (single version)
Label: What A Music . Parlophone
Writer(s): Guetta, Furler, Tuinfort, van Wattum, Karlsson, Pontare, Lidehäll
Producer(s): Guetta, Tuinfort, Romero, van Wattum
"Bang My Head" is a song by French DJ and music producer David Guetta, featuring vocals from Australian recording artist Sia and American rapper Fetty Wap, it is the theme song for the 2015 science fiction horror film Victor Frankenstein. It was released as the second single from the re-release of Guetta's sixth studio album, Listen. "Bang My Head" tallies as the album's seventh single overall. It was released via digital download on 30 October 2015. The original album version of the song only featured Sia's vocals, but the second verse was later replaced with vocals from Fetty Wap for the reworked single release.[1]

Composition Edit

Musically, the song is written in the key of A minor. The album version of the song follows a chord progression of Am–G–F and has a tempo of 124 beats per minute. However, the single version of the song featuring American rapperFetty Wap has a tempo of 108 beats per minute. Sia's vocals span two octaves, from G3 to G5.[2]

MUSIC video Edit

The music video premiered on 6 November 2015. The video shows Guetta losing a game of poker and a woman stepping in to win it all back for him in a technicolour horse race. Neither Sia nor Fetty Wap appear in the video.[3]

WEEKLY CHARTS Edit

Chart (2015–16) Peak

position

Australia (ARIA) 21
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 16
Croatia (Airplay Radio Chart) 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 29
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders) 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 2
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Wallonia) 9
Colombia 16
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 44
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 14
Denmark (Tracklisten) 38
Estonia (Uuno Top 20) 3
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 20
France (SNEP) 3
France Radio (SNEP) 1
France Streaming (SNEP) 9
Germany (Official German Charts) 24
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 39
Ireland (IRMA) 25
Israel (Media Forest) 7
Italy (FIMI) 22
Lebanon (OLT 20) 13
Mexico Ingles Airplay (Billboard) 13
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 26
Netherlands (Single Top 100) 19
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 17
Norway (VG-lista) 14
Peruvian Singles Chart (Peruvian Top 100) 11
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 13
Scotland (Official Charts Company) 16
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 74
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 42
Spain (PROMUSICAE) 6
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 19
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 18
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 18
UK Dance (Official Charts Company) 6
US Billboard Hot 100 76
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard) 5
US Dance/Mix Show Airplay (Billboard) 13
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard) 34

CERTIFICATIONS Edit

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Italy (FIMI) Gold 25,000*
New Zealand (RMNZ)[48] Gold 7,500*
United Kingdom (BPI)[49] Silver 200,000^
*sales figures based on certification alone

^shipments figures based on certification alone xunspecified figures based on certification alone

REFERENCES Edit

  1. http://www.josepvinaixa.com/blog/david-guetta-bang-my-head/
  2. http://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0157466
  3. http://www.ew.com/article/2015/11/06/david-guettas-sia-fetty-wap-music-video

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