Never Been In Love

Album: Single Release Only (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Cobra Starship being assisted by the two Swedish ladies of Icona Pop. "Cobra's always been a vehicle for me to collaborate with lots of people and experiment with different things," frontman Gabe Saporta explained to Billboard magazine.

    Cobra Starship first worked with Icona Pop on one of the many remixes of their hit tune "I Love It." The Swedish duo liked it so much that they used it in their live show.
  • Gabe Saporta penned this relationship-affirming song with John Ryan, who has also contributed to the writing of several One Direction hit singles and Ricky "Wallpaper" Reed, the producer of Jason DeRulo's "Wiggle."

    Ryan and Wallpaper also collaborated with Pitbull on the Cuban-American rapper's "Fireball" hit tune.
  • The song samples the piano from Fatboy Slim's 1999 hit single "Praise You." "We wanted to find something that people would be familiar with," Saporta told Entertainment Weekly, "but it's been so long that it almost feels new again."
  • Gabe Saporta was born in Montevideo, Uruguay before immigrating to the USA with his family when he was four. This single was released on August 25th, which happens to be Uruguay's independence day.

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