Titanium by David Guetta featuring Sia has 57,470,870 views on youtube right now. Holy moly, that is insane. I love the song and music video and I’m happy to report that they are starting to play it on the radio (at least, just starting in America).
I think Sia deserves a little more credit than “featuring,” but whatevs. On wikipedia it said that Katy Perry was offered the song first, but she turned it down (um, why?), and then Mary J Blige recorded a demo version that leaked. I like Mary J Blige, but I think Sia sounds better for this song. On the other hand, I can understand the words better in Mary J’s version.
Today when I was listening to the song, the intro really reminded me of something. All of a sudden, it hit me. RENT. Any rentheads out there? The guitar at the beginning sounds similar (imho) to One Song Glory.
Wikipedia referenced a review of the song comparing the opening guitar to Every Breath I Take by The Police. Good point!
I think every single version of this song has at least one comment calling it the “facebook anthem.”
So, I am asking the universe for a mash up of these songs. Actually, on second thought, that might turn out to be a hot mess. Either way, I will def be listening to some more Sia, with or without David Guetta.