I Want It All

Songfacts®:

  • The second single from Karmin's Pulses album, this disco-tinged pop tune was written by group members Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan with songwriter Ester Dean, who has penned many of Rihanna's hit songs.
  • The song is notable for an absence of rapping - Heidemann's flow is a common trait in most of Karmin's other work. Noonan told Artist Direct: "We joked that Amy is known as a rapper. We were like, 'Screw it. We're not going to put any rap on this single and be known as a singer too' [Laughs]. We definitely wanted a single that was just a vibe. It's that strong Michael Jackson late '80s early '90s with the glass bottle. We thought it would be cool to put a modern twist on it."

    Heidemann added: "It's different. It's all singing, which is refreshing and challenging at the same time. I've been wanting to sing for a long time. It's a simple song. It's not like 19 sections. It's literally a verse and chorus. It's all about the vibe."

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