Lipa recalled it "changing the energy in the room." [251] In her 22 December 2020 Pandora livestream concert, Lipa performed the song. [162] It runs for 4 minutes and 10 seconds, and has a throwback disco and trance vibe. [105] On Australia's ARIA Singles Chart dated 26 October 2020, the original began being credited as the Blessed Madonna's remix was credited before then,[106] and has so far reached the 4th position. [213][214] Former American president Barack Obama included the DaBaby Remix on his "Favorite Songs of 2020" list. The DaBaby remix received a music video that was directed by Warren Fu and created in partnership with social media platform TikTok. [240], Lipa performed "Levitating" as the second track on the setlist for her Studio 2054 livestream concert on 27 November 2020. [161][164] Lipa and Madonna harmonise with one and other, while trading verses and Elliott half-sings and half-raps. [F C Am G Dm Em Ab Db Bbm Gb Ebm Fm Cm] Chords for I Have Been Blessed with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. Oh, how I’ve been blessed! Or have ten kids and stay at home. [185], "Levitating" appeared on 2020 year-end lists by numerous publications, including being placed as the best song of the year by Cosmopolitan and the Herald Sun. I have had this song on my youtube page for a while, but this is the first performance of it as requested by my good youtube friend Debonair!! precious are His thoughts of you and me. "[171], For Slant Magazine, Alexa Camp praised Elliott's "versatility," and stated The Blessed Madonna's "Levitating" remix is worthy of Giorgio Moroder or Cerrone, while Madonna's vocal delivery to Jody Watley. [98] It debuted at number 51 on the UK Official Audio Streaming Chart dated 3 April 2020. [4] It was also included in Morrisons' 2020 Christmas TV Ad. [215], Lipa performed "Levitating" for the first time on The Graham Norton Show on 20 November 2020. Not the arrangement you were looking for? [159] In her review for Vogue, Janelle Okwodu complimented its "trippy visuals, bright colors" and wardrobe that visualise Future Nostalgia's "retro rave theme. "'I'm Blessed' says exactly where I am in my life, blessed to still be making music that people want to hear," said the former Gap Band frontman. She went on to praise it for getting better with every listen and her use of pet-names, as well as calling the song "sugary," "upbeat," and "unabashed. The video is centered around Lipa and DaBaby dancing in an art deco-styled elevator, with many TikTok users in the cast. He's not just a song. Hi's the reason I sing. [156][145] The remix was serviced to contemporary hit radio formats in Italy the same day,[157] and was also released on 12-inch vinyl on 21 August 2020 by We Still Believe, an independent label owned by The Blessed Madonna. 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[101] In January 2021, it was awarded a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for track-equivalent sales of 400,000 units. So, I'll just thank Him for being so kind. They animated Lipa's cosmic dance floor, helped with some of the dance routines and designed the cosmic make up on Lipa's dancers, respectively. [2] The song was written by Lipa with her longtime collaborators Clarence Coffee Jr. of The Monsters & Strangerz, Sarah Hudson and Stephen Kozmeniuk, the latter of which also handled the production. [117] It has so far peaked at number 6 on the chart. [17][21][22] The rest of the production consists of funky synth disco beats,[23][24] a squelchy bass,[17] rubbery basslines, syncopated handclaps,[25] nu-disco rhythms,[26] wonky and bizarre synths,[27][28] an EDM groove,[29] funky guitars, talk box vocals,[30] a hypnotic synth line and disco strings. [69] The song was included in a promotional video for the 2020–21 NBA season. Lipa and Hadid are then seen lying in a field of flowers and driving a car into the planet, in which the two kiss. [238][239] For Radio.com, Marty Rosenbaum ranked it as the night's eighth best moment and also praised the levitating bit. [66] The song was promoted with an Instagram filter on the app. [150] Future Nostalgia was heavily influenced by Madonna's Confessions on a Dance Floor, both of which feature songs co-produced by Stuart Price, including "Levitating". [211] Steven Pearl of Rolling Stone ranked the DaBaby remix at number six on his year-end list[212] Atwood Magazine's Anthony Kozlowski ranked the original version as 2020's second best song, while Official Charts Company operations executive Cat Smyth named it her favourite song of 2020. [127] It was proceeded by the release of two teasers on TikTok, in which Lipa invites users to "The Levitating Experience" that takes one to an "intergalatic dance floor;" she also warns viewers not to mess with the system and informs them about how to get there, among other items. [167][168], The Blessed Madonna's remix of "Levitating" was met with mixed reviews from music critics. It reflects on the faithful response to suffering we see all throughout Scripture, especially from Job: praise. DaBaby Takes Dua Lipa's 'Levitating' to New Heights With Remix: Watch the Video", "Dua Lipa Links With DaBaby For Epic 'Levitating' Remix", "Credits / Levitating (feat. One of the passengers is launched into space, before the dancers begin to appear dancing on a Milky Way-like illuminated circular belt. [111] The remix was awarded a platinum certification in the country by Recorded Music NZ for track-equivalent sales of 30,000 units. TikTok users Dexter Mayfield and Olivia Wong prepared for being on camera by vibing off everyones energy and staying calm, respectively. [147][148] Both Madonna and Elliott are added as songwriters, while The Blessed Madonna is credited as the remixer and an additional producer. [2][7][8], "Levitating" is an electro-disco, nu-disco and pop-funk song,[10][11][12] with dance-pop, power pop and space rock elements. [9], Lipa began by recording the lead vocals, and later some backing vocals and vocals with all the collaborators. Written almost 150 years ago it’s as powerful as ever! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. After finishing the remix, Lipa thought that Madonna and Missy Elliott would sound amazing on it, so she reached out to both of them via email, with both responding saying they would be up for it. The door opens and DaBaby enters the elevator,[123][130] wearing a knitted multicolour monogram flower crewneck outfit from Louis Vuitton's FW20 collection, alongside silver jewels and a necklace that says "Kirk". [250] In her performance of the song, she wore a Valentino Haute Couture white gown with a matching feather headdress. DaBaby 'Levitating' sheet music in B Minor", "Dua Lipa 'Future Nostalgia' Review: Dance Album Is 'Sublime, "We ranked every track on Dua Lipa's excellent new album Future Nostalgia", "The 50 best albums of 2020, No 2: Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia", "Dua Lipa anuncia remix de 'Levitating' con Madonna y Missy Elliott", "Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia review: Pure sonic spandex", "Ranking All 11 Songs on Dua Lipa's 'Future Nostalgia': Critic's Take", "50 best songs of 2020: the Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa", "Dua Lipa 'Future Nostalgia' Album Review", "Dua Lipa & DaBaby Are The Life Of The Party In 'Levitating' Music Video", "Let's Go! 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[12][164] The remix has a dance-orientated house production,[163][165] consisting of Daft Punk vocoder backing vocals,[161] a pounding bass,[166] nostalgic and futuristic synths, and house beats. The lyrics were written in 1873 by blind hymn writer Fanny Crosby to the music written in 1873 by Phoebe Knapp. God has been so good, I have been blessed. [61][62] The original was serviced to adult contemporary radio formats in the United Kingdom on 17 October 2020. [133] One of the bellhop girls then goes to the door, and swipes up on a screen next to it to a outline of DaBaby; she presses a button under it. DaBaby) [Don Diablo Remix] - Single by Dua Lipa", "Levitating (feat. 12/23/2010 9:30:15 PM. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Song. "Levitating" was released on 27 March 2020 as the fifth track on Lipa's second studio album, Future Nostalgia. "Levitating" is an electro-disco, nu-disco and pop-funk song, with dance-pop, power pop and space rock elements. They decided to include the "sugarboo" lyric as an ode to their friendship as it is something they call one and other as a joke. Due to lockdown restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the video concept was developed virtually, with many video calls with Lipa and her management team TAP. [122][130][133], The staff of DIY labelled the "Levitating" music video "glitzy and glam", and noted its Studio 54 aesthetic. God has been good, so good. 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Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! It's otherworldly. That was so so so amazing, @DUALIPA! Madonna did several variations, including breaking out into her 1983 single "Lucky Star" for a second. [133][137] DaBaby raps to the camera as Lipa casually dances behind him, where she blows a kiss and puts her arm around DaBaby. Reply Delete. [1] Shortly after, "Levitating" was written, which is the first track recorded that appears on the album's final track listing. [159][185] The storyline features numerous people getting obsessed with a maze-like symbol while under the influence of a mysterious glowing planet. She dances in the elevator, accompanied by two girls dressed as bellhops. [133] The portal transports her to a futuristic,[134] art deco,[91] disco[135] and The Great Gatsby-themed elevator,[136] which has gold trimming and the TikTok logo as its arrow indicating what floor they are on. He concluded by stating the video is "snazzy" and like "a four-minute Ring Pop. For "Levitating", which had multiple versions, both Lipa and The Blessed Madonna had the vision of a "fun" club remix. Lipa took out the voice memos app on her phone, and began leading the song by singing a melody, making it up on the way with Coffee later elevating it. [90] In Consequence of Sound, Ben Kaye challenged that it is not a remix due to its use of the original's production. I have heard the song by many different artist and i was just wondering who first wrote the song Source(s): originally wrote blessed name: https://tr.im/OiJ02 0 0 "[88] Revolt's Regina Cho also commented on DaBaby's flow, stating it matches the song's "groovy bounce. [72] It is a four on the floor-styled song with a simple and hypnotic sound design that makes use of tropical synths, Balearic beats, a rolling bassline, and funky piano chords, all layered with Lipa's vocals. It incorporates elements of dance-pop, pop-funk, power pop and space rock, as well as 1970s, 1980s and 1990s pop and R&B styles. Madonna recorded her vocals in a separate studio, with her engineer Mike Dean sending them to The Blessed Madonna. [174] Pitchfork's Owen Myers viewed the Elliott and Madonna features as deflating the remix. [41][25] The song received many comparisons to the works of Chic, Daft Punk,[10] Debbie Harry,[42] the Jackson 5 ("Blame It on the Boogie", 1978),[43] Kylie Minogue, Moloko,[44] Kate Nash,[45] Outkast ("Rosa Parks", 1998),[43] Katy Perry,[46] the Spice Girls,[45] Tinie Tempah ("Pass Out", 2010),[41][47] the Weeknd (Starboy, 2016),[15] and Super Mario 64 (1996) sound effects.[31]. [155] The song premiered at 09:00 PT (16:00 UTC) on 13 August 2020, being released for digital download and streaming. It sees many people under the influence of a mysterious planet, and being obsessed with a maze-like symbol. Following, a man is seen in the middle of a field, spray-painting the symbol on a white sheet. [227][228] Two days later she performed it at the 2020 American Music Awards. [196][192][197] The visual ends with Lipa and Hadid starring off at the planet. [226] She wore a Valentino Haute Couture tasselled sequin gown that lead Vogue's Janelle Okwodu to name her as one of the best dressed celebrities that week. [122][130][131] A portal of white light then appears out of nowhere,[130][33] and Lipa's clothes change into a custom Atelier Versace mini dress made out of Swarovski crystal mesh; she worked closely with the Versace to create a "disco dream" dress. 6.He's my shoulder to lean on when I'm down. [4], "Levitating" was written and recorded in a one-day studio session at Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill, London between the four writers on 28 August 2018. 3.Arms that will raise, a voice that can talk, hands that can touch and legs that can walk, ears that can listen, eyes that can see. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. [122] DaBaby was originally supposed to be dressed as an astronaut for his shots, but ultimately did not due to the video's "flow", so he could just party. "[35] Paper's Shaad D'Souza thought that the remix presented DaBaby a chance to "shake up his flow", while also labelling it "inspired. 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[20] The middle eight includes a Blondie-influenced rap, where Lipa exerts her British accent, before she performs an a cappella ahead of the final chorus. [209][210] The Guardian writers Laura Snapes, Lanre Bakare, and Hannah J Davies all included the song among their favourite songs of 2020. [36], Lipa's vocals range from F♯3 to B4. Or work in an office like Mommy. [185][186][159], The music video was filmed in June 2020 in London over the course of 4 days, while Elliott filmed her parts with her respective team in Atlanta, in conjunction with Lipa's UK team. [122][132] Lipa's "sugarboo" necklace then levitates off her neck, and she goes up materializing stairs into the portal. "Levitating" was one of the first tracks he played, which the collaborators all agreed that it would be the one to write onto. [109] On the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart dated 19 October 2020, the original version debuted at number 36,[110] and the DaBaby Remix was later credited, reaching a peak of number 5. [49][50] On 25 September 2020, DaBaby confirmed in an interview with Capital FM that he had a collaboration with Lipa coming out soon. [146] The Blessed Madonna remixed two tracks on the record, "Levitating" and the previously-unreleased "Love Is Religion". [122], The music video was directed by American director Warren Fu,[123] and took over 16 and a half hours to shoot,[124] with stylist Lorenzo Posocco being on Zoom for over 17 hours during it. [114] It has so far reached number 2 on the Canadian Hot 100, becoming Lipa's highest charting single in Canada. 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"[87], Critics also praised DaBaby parts in his respective remix. [159][163][145] It increases the tempo of the original, with Lipa, Madonna and Elliott each contributing a verse. Listen Now Buy song $0.99. Thank you!!! [68] The song was used during 46th People's Choice Awards on 15 November 2020. No way I could count them, there's not enough time. The video was complimented for its Studio 54 and disco aesthetics. I have been blessed, God's so good to me, precious are His thoughts of you and me. It’s about having fun and meeting someone and falling in love and thinking, 'You’ve probably met me at the perfect time, let's just go for it.' [195][196][192], The next scene sees a blonde woman in a bedroom looking at herself in a mirror and holding a small item with the maze-like symbol that she hides under her pillow, but later breaks it in half. [178][179] The Blessed Madonna's remix debuted at number nine on the NZ Hot Singles chart dated 22 August 2020,[180] It also reached number 47 in Italy and number 10 on the Euro Digital Song Sales chart. Blessed Be Your Name was written by songwriter and worship leader Matt Redman and his wife, Beth. When I was about five years old, my Mom wrote a song for me: I might be a Kindergarten Teacher. Madonna & Missy Elliott) (The Blessed Madonna Remix) (Radio Date: 13-08-2020)", "Dua Lipa - Levitating (The Blessed Madonna Remix) Feat. "[47] Vulture's Craig Jenkins praised Lipa's vocal delivery for merging elements of anxiety and sexual tension, while also naming the lyrics "flurries of pickup lines. [79], In The Guardian, Laura Snapes stated that "Levitating" "blooms like a row of tropical flowers. [233][234][235] At the end of the performance, she levitated towards the sky with the help of wires through a pulley system, as glitter confetti rained down around her. [4][5][6] The session ended up with the collaborators ordering doughnuts and 'levitating' from the sugar rush. [59], The remix was serviced to contemporary hit radio formats in the United States on 6 October 2020, serving as the album's third single in the country. [193][194] Throughout the video, psychedelic shots of ghostly fields and gem-studded cars are shown. [100] In November 2020, the song reached the summit of the UK Radio Airplay Chart. Additional taxes may apply. [229] The ceremony took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, however Lipa's performance was filmed at London's Royal Albert Hall in a custom built set. "[43] In Slant Magazine, Sal Cinquemani labelled it a "feel-good earworm. [64][65] Due to its music video partnership with TikTok, the app launched worldwide advertising campaign with promotion on several digital and social media channels, as well as New York City's Times Square and prominent sites in cities across Europe. He pulls a net out of a his car and looks up into the sky. The Clark Family. Things get quite Daft Punk-y here, but it's playful. She sports blonde hair and glittering eye makeup, and wears a Misbhv sheer top, cargo trousers and Puma trainers as well as a "sugarboo" necklace which Hudson and Coffee gave her for her birthday. ", "Levitating (feat. "[78] In his review for God Is in the TV, Jonathan Wright commended the song for being a "classy piece of brilliantly-timed disco escapism. He also incorporated a high drone synth as a disco trope, and a string part in the pre-chorus. Lipa is seen dancing on a platform in the middle of the belt, sporting bangs and wearing a Mugler dress with elbow-length gloves from Casey Cadwallader's autumn/winter 2020 show. They all dance together with large moves, and the elevator shines cherry red lights ever so often. Madonna & Missy Elliott – Levitating (The Blessed Madonna Remix)", Spanishcharts.com – Dua Lipa feat. [77] Gabbie Nirenburg of No Ripcord praised the track's blend of disco and futuristic while also calling the lyrics "clever. "Levitating" has so far reached number 5 on the UK Singles Chart and number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lipa's third top 10 single in the US. [196], Towards the end, Elliott makes her appearance for her verse. ", "British single certifications – Dua Lipa – Levitating", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", Australian Recording Industry Association, "New Zealand single certifications – Dua Lipa feat. This is a song I wrote called I am Blessed. Heran Mamo of Billboard noted DaBaby asserting attitude and stated he brings the song to "new heights. [153][154] The song was later confirmed to be the lead single of Club Future Nostalgia. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Sold by Amazon.com Services LLC. They had the visuals of being in an Austin Powers movie, with Mike Myers doing a random dance to the song, which helped give them a mood while writing the lyrics. Reviewed in the United States on November 5, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on November 12, 2015. [142] Writing for Billboard, Heran Mamo called the video "luxe,"[34] while Hypebeast's Clara Malley viewed it as "a 'Great Gatsby'-meets-disco twist. From the Album Stand 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 ratings. [151][152] On 27 July 2020, Lipa announced the single release of a remix of "Levitating" by The Blessed Madonna featuring Madonna and Missy Elliott. [253], Credits adapted from Tidal[36][149][152] and the liner notes of Future Nostalgia. "[172] AllMusic's Neil Z. Yeung agreed, writing it fails to hit "the highs that the crew targeted. I have been blessed. [85] Conrad Duncan of Under the Radar criticised the rap, calling it a "bafflingly unnecessary misfire," while also noting its aim for Kurtis Blow. Next, two people are scene walking under a highway-like structure, which has graffiti of the maze-like symbol, with one holding a briefcase. Talp E. Hudson (1803 - 1901) took the words of Wesley's hymn and replaced the second and fourth lines of several stanzas with the phrase "Blessed Be The Name of the Lord!". [138] For the Gay Times, Sam Damshenas praised Lipa's "intergalactic disco diva" role. [66] For the video, Lipa had a mood board consisting of Austin Powers, 1960s futurism and surrealism, Studio 54 and disco, thinking that "Levitating" was the perfect song to encapsulate these ideas. DaBaby) [KUU Remix] - Single de Dua Lipa", "Dua Lipaの「Levitating (feat. "[164] The staff of Rap-Up called it a "pulsing dance-floor bop," while Maia Kedem of Radio.com viewed Elliott's verse as "tastefully naughty. Due to social distancing protocols associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the production team decided to cast real couples, which led to Hadid's casting. Or work in a bank like my Aunt Joan. "[191] Radio.com's Maia Kedem viewed the video as a mix of Sailor Moon, Euphoria, and Twilight. [103][104], "Levitating" reached the summit of the chart in Bulgaria. He looped the sound and began building a song around it, including creating an analog string sound, also using the Roland VP-330. "[83] For Nylon, Shaad D'Souza criticized the song for its lack of longevity. Koz later also enlisted the help of Bosko Electrospit Kante to play a talk box. [135], Following the release of Future Nostalgia, Lipa enlisted the help of The Blessed Madonna to create a remix album that would later become Club Future Nostalgia. DaBaby) [Don Diablo Remix] - Single de Dua Lipa", "Dua Lipaの「Levitating (feat. 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