Champagne Life

Album: Libra Scale (2010)
Charted: 75
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  • This is the second single from American singer Ne-Yo's fourth studio album, Libra Scale. The song premiered at radio on June 5, 2010.
  • Detroit Producer D. DoRohn Gough produced the song. He has also worked with R&B artists Chris Brown and 112 and gospel artists Dorinda Clark Cole and Kierra "KiKi" Sheard. Previous collaborations between Gough and Ne-Yo consist of Janet Jackson's "Can't Be Good" and R&B Group, Day26's "Then There's You." Gough also serves as the Musical Director for Ne-Yo.
  • The song's music video premiered on July 14, 2010 simultaneously with the clip for "Beautiful Monster."
  • The song tells the story of three garbage men, Jerome, Clyde and Leroy, who are granted everything they could ever want, money, fame, cars, girls...and superpowers. However, there's a catch: they can never fall in love. The song represents when the trio first receive their powers and are living the lives they always wanted, the "champagne life," and cleaning up the Gotham-like city at the same time.
  • According to an interview in Essence magazine, Ne-Yo's favorite champagne is Armand De Brignac Ace of Spades Rosé.
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