” Human ” is by Christina Perri, the American singer-songwriter. Co-written by Christina and Martin Johnson, also an American singer-songwriter.
The song was released as a single in November 2013 as the lead single from the second Album by the singer called Head or Heart, which was released in 2014.
” Human ” was written after an extended bout of song-writing by the two, Christina at first felt the song was far too personal and was unsure whether to include it on the Album.
However, due to the positive reaction she received for the song it was decided to add it, the song was then released as the lead single from the Album.
When released in the United States, the song entered the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart at Number One, entering the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number ninety before reaching thirty-one.
In Canada ” Human ” entered the chart at number 71 during the first week of release but didn’t climb much higher, the UK the song reached a position of 14 on the UK charts but again failed to move any higher.
Elsewhere the song limped into the Top Forty in Australia at number thirty-nine and made the Top Forty in Ireland, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland.
The accompanying music video was uploaded to Christina Perri’s Youtube account on January the 4th 2014.
Elliott Sellers directed the video which shows Christina as a robot sitting in a room of white. As the video comes to a close, she transforms slowly from a robot into a Human.
Well received by music critics, ” Human ” was said to be dramatic in the approach and described as ” epic and radio-friendly “.
Another critic praised Christina’s angelic voice and a broad range of delivery.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 31
UK Highest Chart Position: 14
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 39, Austria (Austria Top 40) 42, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 71, Germany (Official German Charts) 59, Ireland (IRMA) 24, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 17, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 13, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 23, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 14
Official Website: Christinaperri.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/ChristinaPerriMusic
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