Thunder Jessie J
Song Title: Thunder
Artist: Jessie J
Date of release: 8th of December 2013
Description: ” Thunder ” is by Jessie J ( Jessica Ellen Cornish ), the English singer and songwriter. The song was written by Jessica Cornish, Claude Kelly, Tor Erik Hermansen, Benjamin Levin and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.
Production for the single was by StarGate and Benny Blanco. StarGate are the Norwegian record producing and songwriting team that includes Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen. Benny Blanco ( Benjamin Levin ), is an American rapper, musician, songwriter and record producer. He has written or co-written for the likes of Katy Perry, Rihanna, Britney Spears and Justin Bieber.
” Thunder ” was released on the 8th of December 2013 by record labels Lava and Universal Island and taken as Jessie’s third single from her second Album ” Alive “.
The song is about Jessie’s belief in religion, She told British Newspaper The Mirror ” “Thunder is a dedication to God, i ” remember I prayed a lot when I worked on this album and it’s not something I’ve ever spoken about openly “. She added ” I’ve very much enjoyed bringing my beliefs onto the album. I think it’s important that whatever your beliefs are you use them in your day-to-day life “.
The video was filmed in late October and shows Jessie in the desert as lightning flashes across the sky. The video was directed by Emil Nava who won a MTV VMA for Best Male Video with Ed Sheeran ” Sing “.
Filmed in a studio the video shows Jessie sporting a Gothic look and cropped blonde hair, she wears a skin-toned bodysuit with black embroidery placed carefully to hide her modesty. Jessie levitates during the video, she committed Christian told the Mirror ” That’s why in the video I’m levitating, that feeling of being lifted to the light “.
Music critics had generally positive reviews for ” ” Thunder “. Lewis Corner wrote on DigitalSpy ” We all know Jessie J can belt out a note or two, but the gliding electronics and cloud-rumbling beats on ‘Thunder’ allow it to soar higher than ever before “.
In a review for musiceyz Abbie Lennard wrote ” The lyrics have meaning and depth, it’s not just an everyday ‘pop’ song we hear daily. A great song has something special that you can relate to, and this has exactly that. The video is Jessie’s best by far, no fancy scene changes, no costumes. Just Jessie looking stunning and natural with great surroundings to fit in with the song “.
” Thunder ” was released on the 30th of November 2013 in the United Kingdom. The song reached number 18 and spent 1 week in the top twenty, it spent a total of 10 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 18
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 100, Ireland (IRMA) 55, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 16
Official Website: Jessiejofficial.com
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/JessieJ