Album: Yet to be titled (2020)
Charted: 29
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Songfacts®:

  • This slice of electro-pop finds The Pussycat Dolls singing of spicing up a stagnant relationship.

    When I get messed up at the party
    I make a scene and get upset
    But when I wake up in the morning
    You bring me breakfast in bed and act like there's nothin' to forget


    Lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger wants her stoic lover to "react" to her emotional behavior. However he won't be provoked.
  • "React" is The Pussycat Dolls' first single since "Hush Hush; Hush Hush" (2009). The group first teased the track during their comeback TV performance on The X Factor: Celebrity on November 30, 2019.
  • The song features lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger and backing vocalists Ashley Roberts, Jessica Sutta, Carmit Bachar, and Kimberly Wyatt (former member Melody opted out of the reunion citing the desire to continue with her own solo career).
  • Nicole Scherzinger wrote the song with Georgia Buchanan, Johan Gustafsson, William Simister and Hannah Wilson. Swedish producer Gustafson also produced the track with fellow Swede and Will Simms. Scherzinger told Entertainment Weekly she was working with Simms on new music and when she first heard "React," she was excited to jump on it because it was "really melodic, fresh, and current and new-sounding."
  • The Pussycat Dolls filmed the song's music video in Los Angeles during the week of January 14, 2020. Bradley & Pablo (Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B) directed the clip, inspired by the chair dancing in the girls' X Factor: Celebrity performance. Said Scherzinger:

    "Coming back, we wanted to just do something that felt really new and fresh and something we'd never done. It's got that electro-pop feel and a great dance beat, so it's something we could dance hard to and do our own thing to, in regard to choreography."

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