” Never Really Over ” is by Katy Perry, the American singer and songwriter.
The single was released on the 31st of May 2019 under the record label Capitol Records, now part of Universal Music Group.
The electropop song was co-written by Katy Perry, Dagny Sandvik, Michelle Buzz, Jason Gill, Gino Barletta, Hayley Warner, Anton Zaslavski, Leah Haywood and Daniel James.
It was produced by Russian-German record producer, DJ and songwriter Zedd along with Dreamlab, the production and songwriting duo consisting of Daniel James and Leah Haywood.
” Never Really Over ” samples the 2017 single ” Love You Like That ” by Norwegian singer Dagny, which reached number thirty-nine on the VG-Lista Singles Chart in Norway.
The song received positive reviews from music critics. Writing for Rolling Stone, Ilana Kaplan called the single an ” infectious heartbreak anthem “. In a review for USA Today, Patrick Ryan liked Katy Perry’s latest offering calling it ” her best new song in years “.
The accompanying music video was directed by Philippa Price. Born in England, she moved to Los Angeles, California, when she was ten.
She founded a Streetwear clothing label before moving into video production. Philippa Price has worked with various recording artists including Katy Perry, Rhianna, St Vincent, Banks and Pharrel.
The video, filmed on location in Malibu, California, features Katy Perry using alternative therapy to deal with a break up of a relationship. There is numerous new age symbolism throughout.
” Never Really Over ” has become a commercial success for Katy Perry. In the United States, the single reached number fifteen on the 15th of June 2019 and to date has spent four weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.
Other Billboard Chart positions are twenty-two Adult Contemporary, eleven Adult Top 40, thirty Dance/Mix Show Airplay and eleven Mainstream Top 40.
The song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 13th of July 2019 and reached number twelve. To date, it has spent five weeks in the Top Twenty and five weeks in the Top 100.
The single has also peaked inside the Top Twenty in Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Hungary, Israel, Slovakia, Croatia, Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 15
UK Highest Chart Position: 12
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