Here's to Everything (Ooh La La)

Album: Pure... Pop Anthems (2013)
Charted: 35

Songfacts®:

  • This is the third single to be lifted from Misha B's debut album. The track takes elements from The Fugees' 1996 hit single "Fu-Gee-La," which itself interpolates blue-eyed soul singer Teena Marie's 1988 R&B single "Ooo La La La."
  • Misha B said of the song: "'Here's To Everything (Ooh La La)', is a toast to life! It's a feel-good song celebrating everything life throws at you."
  • The music video was directed by Dava Cut and produced by Roger Ubina. The clip, which features five specially trained gymnastic dancers and required 12 hours of rehearsals in ankle-deep water, was filmed February 24-26, 2013. 60 protective face masks were supplied for Misha B, the dancers and crew.
  • Misha B explained to Digital Spy: "I've always wanted to make a song that reflects my outlook on life, and this is basically it. It's all about celebrating those big moments in life."
  • Misha told Digital Spy that Fugees singer Lauren Hill is one of her musical icons. "When I went in the studio the concept was already there," she said, "and when we went to record it we kept coming back to that melody. We were unsure whether to go with it or not but it felt right. I wouldn't have gone with it if I wasn't comfortable with it."

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