Coverafbeelding OneRepublic - Counting stars
  • Statistieken
  •   26 weken
  •   3 piekpositie
  •   702 punten
  •   2013

Artiestinformatie

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OneRepublic wordt in 2002 opgericht door Zach Filkins en Ryan Tedder. Het tweetal krijgt versterking van Eddie Fisher, Drew Brown en Brent Kutzle en deelt in de beginjaren hun muziek via internet.



Producer Timbaland krijgt lucht van de kwaliteiten van de groep en helpt ze met hun debuutsingle, Apologize. De single bereikt ook in ons land, voor vier weken, de eerste plaats van de Top 40. In de jaren daarna bereikt de groep verscheidene malen de Top 40, maar een top-10-hit zit er niet meer in.



In 2013 verschijnt het derde album van de groep, Native, waarvan op dat moment Feel Again al in de tipparade had gestaan. Counting Stars, de derde single van het album, staat in de zomer van 2013 vier weken in de tipparade. In december wordt de single alsnog de zevende hitnotering in de Top 40 en weet uit te groeien tot de grootste hit van de groep. In het voorjaar van 2014 verschijnt Love Runs Out, een nieuwe track die later wordt toegevoegd aan de digitale release van het album Native. Met de track scoort OneRepublic voor de vierde keer de Alarmschijf.

Na afwezigheid van ruim 2 jaar is OneRepublic in 2016 terug met de Top 40-hit Wherever I Go, dat wordt opgevolgd door Kids. Beide nummers zijn terug te vinden op het album Oh My My.

In 2019 moet het vijfde studioalbum van de groep verschijnen. Als voorloper brengen ze in het voorjaar de single Rescue Me uit.


Songtekst

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars
Yeah, we'll be counting stars

I see this life like a swinging vine
Swing my heart across the line
In my face is flashing signs
Seek it out and ye shall find

Old, but I'm not that old
Young, but I'm not that bold
And I don't think the world is sold
I'm just doing what we're told

I feel something so right
Doing the wrong thing
And I feel something so wrong
Doing the right thing
I could lie, could lie, could lie
Everything that kills me makes me feel alive

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be, we'll be counting stars

I feel the love and I feel it burn
Down this river every turn
Hope is a four letter word
Make that money, watch it burn

Old, but I'm not that old
Young, but I'm not that bold
And I don't think the world is sold
I'm just doing what we're told

And I feel something so wrong
Doing the right thing
I could lie, could lie, could lie
Everything that downs me makes me wanna fly

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be, we'll be counting stars

Oh, take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned

Everything that kills me
Makes me feel alive

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be counting stars

Lately I been, I been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I been, I been prayin' hard
Said: no more counting dollars, we'll be, we'll be counting stars

Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned
Take that money, watch it burn
Sink in the river, the lessons are learned

Songinformatie

ArtiestOneRepublic
 A-kant
Titel Counting Stars
Lengte 4:17
Componist(en) Ryan Tedder
Producer(s) Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella,
Engineer(s) Smith Carlson / Assistant Engineer For Mix: Ryan Lipman / Assisted by: Matthew Tryba
Mixage Joe Zook
 B-kant
Platenlabel Mosley Music Group
Catalogusnr digital download [albumtrack]
Hoogste positie UK 1
Hoogste positie US 2
Album Native


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