Bang Bang Bang

Album: When The Sun Goes Down (2011)
Charted: 94

Songfacts®:

  • The first promotional single from American band Selena Gomez & The Scene's album When The Sun Goes Down got the singer's fans busy blogging. It finds the Monte Carlo star dismissing a former boyfriend in favor of a far better beau with more swagger. Is Selena singing about her relationship with Justin Bieber? And who is the ex she claims was an inferior model - Nick Jonas? Taylor Lautner?
  • Selena penned the song with American songwriter Priscilla Renea, who previously wrote Gomez' song "Who Says." Renea also co-wrote Cheryl Cole's 2010 UK #1 hit "Promise This," which referenced the nursery rhyme "Alouette." There was another UK top ten single in 2010 that borrowed from the same children's song, which was written and recorded by Mark Ronson. Its title was …"Bang Bang Bang."
  • In an interview with Billboard magazine, Selena gave little away to whom the lyrics are addressed, though she admitted it was her who came up with second verse. Said Selena: "'Bang, Bang, Bang' was one of the first ones that I picked out to put on the record. It's a really fun, it's a cheeky song. It's kind of an insult/compliment song about someone that used to be in your life and now someone who is in your life who's amazing. It's a sweet song and I feel like a lot of girls can related to it especially. Priscilla Renea and Toby Gad are the ones behind that genius song. I got to incorporate my personal lyrics in the second verse which was pretty nice."

Comments: 1

  • Chelsea from Pa, AzVery upbeat tune!!
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