” Change Your Life ” is by Little Mix, the British girl group. The song was taken as their first single release from the album, DNA, in 2012.
The song was written by the group along with Richard ‘ Biff ‘ Stannard, Tim Powell and Ash Howes, with production by both Stannard and Powell.
Little Mix was on the 2012 XFactor live tour when the song was written; it was to be the first song composed for the album.
The girls used their experience of the show and the fans as a base for writing the song with a running theme of girl power mixed with a dash of self-empowerment.
” Change Your Life ” was recorded at Biffco Studios in Brighton, United Kingdom. written as a pop ballad with elements of soul mixed in with orchestral arrangement and thumping backbeats.
At the beginning of the song is a spoken piece by Leigh-Anne Pinnock, this was to be compared to the 1997 single ” Never Ever ” by another all-girl group, All Saints.
The lyrics of the song focus mainly on motivation, a sort of inspiration and assertion for the sisterhood. The overall feel of girl power gives the song a Spice girls feel, the same formula they were doing years earlier.
In December 2012 ” Change Your Life ” entered the UK Singles Chart at number 116, with a large number of digital downloads, it then re-entered at thirty-six and then climbed to number twelve where it reached its peak. The song stayed on the UK chart for nine weeks overall.
The song was to be the fourth consecutive Top Twenty hit for the group in the United Kingdom. Success was to follow for the girls on the Irish chart with a number thirteen entry, giving the girls the highest new entry for that week. However ” Change Your Life ” only managed to climb one more place to number twelve. The single spent a total of ten weeks on the chart.
Along with success in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Little Mix also enjoyed chart success in Australia, France, New Zealand, Scotland, Slovakia and South Korea.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 12
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 8, France (SNEP) 132, Ireland (IRMA) 12, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 29, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 8, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 60, South Korea International Chart (GAON) 21
Official Website: Little-mix.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/LittleMixOfficial
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/LittleMix
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