” Hot N Cold ” is by Katy Perry ( Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson ), the American singer, songwriter and actress.
The single was released on the 9th of September 2008 under the record label Capitol. It was co-written by the singer along with American singer, songwriter and record producer Dr. Luke and Swedish songwriter, producer and singer, Max Martin. The single was produced by American music producer Benny Blanco and Dr. Luke.
” Hot N Cold ” was taken as the second single from Katy Perry’s second studio album, One of the Boys. The album, released on the 17th of June 2008 debuted and peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200 in the United States and reached number eleven in the United Kingdom. The album, nominated for two Grammy Awards, has worldwide sales of over seven million copies.
” Hot N Cold ” revolves around the theme of the singer’s unstable relationship with her lover and her emotional trauma borne out from his erratic mood swings.
The music video was directed by American music video director Alan Ferguson, who also uses the name Sky Dalton. He has worked with a variety of music artists including Beyoncé, Nelly Furtado, Fall Out Boy and Jay-Z.
Scenes feature the singer in the role of a bride who is standing at the altar with her fiancé Alexander. The part of the fiancé is played by model/actor Alexander Francis Rodriguez. In the video, Katy Perry has already said her vows but her partner is hesitant, and ultimately the man flees the scene. She pursues him and what follows after is a cat-and-mouse chase. Finally, the bride is able to confront the diffident man yet somehow he manages to escape the scene.
As of October 2018, the video has been viewed 852 million times on YouTube.
A successful release, the single made number three on the US Billboard Hot 100, spending thirty-nine weeks on the chart. It became Katie Perry’s second consecutive single to reach the top three, following her Number One, ” I Kissed a Girl “, which spent seven weeks at the top.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles chart on the 4th of October 2008 and peaked at number four. It spent eleven weeks inside the Top Ten and forty-one weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere ” Hot N Cold ” topped the charts in Austria, Belgium ( Wallonia ) Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Switzerland.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 3
UK Highest Chart Position: 4
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