Love myself Hailee Steinfeld
Song Title: Love myself
Artist: Hailee Steinfeld
Date of release: August 7, 2015
Description: ” Love myself ” is by Hailee Steinfeld, the American singer, actress and model. The song was written by Hailee Steinfeld, Mattias Larsson, Robin Fredriksson, Oscar Holter, Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter.
Production for the single was by Mattman & Robin, Captain Cuts, Harvey Mason, Jr and The Futuristics, the latter are the American songwriting and production duo who have worked with the likes of 50 Cent, Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake.
” Love myself ” was released by the record label Republic and taken as the lead single from Hailee’s extended play EP ” Haiz “.
The EP got the name from Hailee’s fans, Haiz being the name affectionately used by her followers, Hailee said of the name ” it would feel like, one, they named it; and two, it was my gift to them “.
The song contains suggestive lyrics with lines like ” I’m gonna put my body first, And love me so hard ’til it hurts “.
Many fans and some in the media dubbed the song ” ode to masturbation “, however Hailee was reported as saying that the lyrics were for interpretation by listeners of the song.
She also explained that the lyrics meant to her was empowerment and ” it’s ultimately about taking care of yourself and indulging yourself, whether that be emotionally or physically or with material things “.
Music critics generally gave Hailee the thumbs up for both the track and the EP, theyoungfolks Brooke Pawling Stennett commented ” With a quality track like this one, Steinfeld is off to a great start “.
She added ” and the addictive beat of the song will surely gain her a radio hit at the least “. She awarded 8.5/10
Another positive review this time came from the website clubgomis who commented on ” Haiz ” saying ” The EP is full of sweet sounding pop music bliss, bursting with synth and electronic production throughout “.
” Love myself ” was to be a commercial success for Hailee, in the United States the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number 30, the song stayed on the chart for one week.
In the United States the song received an award of Platinum from The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) with sales of one Million.
Outside of the United States the song reached number 92 on the Australian Recording Industry Association ( ARIA ) Chart and in New Zealand reached number 19 on the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) Chart.
In the United Kingdom ” Love myself ” failed to make the chart and only managed to reach number 180 on the Official Charts Company Chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 30
UK Highest Chart Position:180
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 92, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 4, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 29, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 15, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 43, Denmark (Tracklisten) 36, Ireland (IRMA) 51, Israel (Media Forest TV Airplay) 5, Italy (FIMI) 50, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 26, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 37, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 19, Norway (VG-lista) 20, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 67, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 62, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 35, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)64
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/HaileeSteinfeld