Lips are movin Meghan Trainor
Song Title: Lips are movin
Artist: Meghan Trainor
Date of release: October 21, 2014
Description: ” Lips are movin ” is by Meghan Trainor, the American singer-songwriter. The song was written by Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish, he also co-wrote Meghan’s smash hit ” All about that bass “.
The song was released in 2014 by record label Epic and taken as the second single from Meghan’s fourth Album ” Title “.
” Lips are movin ” is a doo-wop bubblegum empowering pop song about a man who is unfaithful and a liar who gets found out. The song’s lyrics include ” But I smell her on your collar so goodbye-bye-bye “.
The song was written by Meghan and Kevin Kadish in about eight minutes, Meghan later told Q Magazine ” That was scary. I remember looking at the clock and thinking, ‘Hang on, we just started it at this minute, now we’re done, so how is it this minute?’ We just freaked out “.
The video for the song was shot in Los Angeles and was directed by Philip Andelman, he has directed videos for the likes of Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus and Lenny Kravitz.
The video for ” Lips are movin ” was commissioned by Hewlett-Packard and uploaded to Meghan’s VEVO channel where it had the first premiere on November the 19th.
In the video there are actors, dancers and set designers considered to be social influencers including the French dancers Les Twins, actors Marcus Johns, Cody Johns along with Robby Ayala and Bri Emery the American set designer.
Music critics generally gave ” Lips are movin ” positive feedback with the obvious comparison to Meghan’s previous single ” All about that bass “.
Christina Garibaldi from MTV News called the song catchy and labelled it a ladies anthem, while Seventeen’s Megan Friedman enjoyed the way Meghan made numerous reference to the previous single.
However not all the critics shared the same views, Time’s Nolan Feeney noted the similarities between the two songs and commented that ” Lips are movin ” was just milking the success of Meghan’s breakout hit.
Despite the mixed feelings from critics, the record buying public liked the song and it became a commercial success for Meghan.
In the United States the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at number 93 and reached a peak of number 4, the song stayed on the chart for a total of 8 weeks.
Outside of the United States the song reached the top ten in several countries including Austria,Canada, Czech Republic and the Netherlands.
In France the song reached a peak of 154 on the Syndicat national de l’édition phonographique ( SNEP ) chart, in the United Kingdom Meghan did better when ” Lips are movin ” reached number 2 and spent three weeks in the top ten, the song spent a total of 24 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 4
UK Highest Chart Position: 2
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 3, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 6, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 33, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 3, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 7, Croatia (Airplay Radio Chart) 1, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 3, Denmark (Tracklisten) 23, Europe (Euro Digital Songs) 3, France (SNEP) 154, Germany (Official German Charts) 10, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 2, Ireland (IRMA) 5, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 60, Mexican Airplay (Billboard) 12, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 10, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 5, Norway (VG-lista) 22, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 3, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 2, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 4, South Africa (EMA) 10, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 2, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 28, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 18
Official Website: Meghan-trainor.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/meghantrainorsongs
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/MeghanTrainor