I'm going to be really honest. I've actually only written one love song, for my wife when we got married. When writing loves songs, you want to remember the theme of tenderness, and the emotions that are going through you. So, how do you translate that to the piano?
Inspiration[ edit ] Speaking of the song's origin, Bareilles said of her label, "They had encouraged me to keep writing, and I just wasn't having any luck. I started to get really insecure about it, and then I got really pissed off at myself for caring what anybody thought.
I went to a rehearsal space one day.
I sat down and wrote something for me. And 'Love Song' basically wrote itself. It's totally honest, and I'm very lucky the label liked it as well. I had been turning in new music. I was getting the red light.
I couldn't go into the studio yet because they were waiting for something. So I kept turning in new songs, thinking like, 'Is this what you want? Is this what you want? A steady stream of men and women enter the booth and insert coins to observing her through a pinhole as she plays the same song day after day.
The lyrics express her growing frustration as she declares that she is "not gonna write you a love song today," whereupon Bareilles grabs the next coin that rolls inside, and uses it to jam the gears.
The next morning, the owner of the booth who was seen at the beginning of the video enters; he notices that the jukebox has gone dark, and appears amazed when he discovers Bareilles inside the jukebox. He retrieves the jammed coin from the gears and hands it to Bareilles.
The music video features the album version of the song. The video also features British actor Adam Campbell as the owner of the booth. Chart performance[ edit ] Featured initially as the free iTunes song of the week on June 16,the song was a sleeper-hit, debuting a few months later at number on the US Billboard Hot After her appearance in a Rhapsody TV commercial, in which she performs "Love Song", it rocketed from number 72 to number 16 on the Hot and from number 32 to number 5 on the Hot Digital Songs chart.
In spite of not reaching the top three, "Love Song" managed to spend 19 weeks in the top ten, in contrast with other songs that reached higher peak but did not maintain such longevity.
The song debuted at number on the Canadian Hot the week of January 31,and reached number one on the chart the week of March 29, In Australia, "Love Song" peaked at number 4 in its ninth week on the country's chart.
In New Zealand it reached number 7 on the Top 40 singles chart and held the number 1 position on the Radio Airplay chart for six weeks. It was the most played song of on New Zealand radio. In Spain, the song debuted at number 33 and has so far peaked at number Love Song Chords by Sara Bareilles Learn to play guitar by chord and tabs and use our crd diagrams, transpose the key and more.
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