Written entirely by Diamandis, she collaborated with David Kosten for production. Digital download via pre-order of the album. I think it was down to the fact that they were giving me instrumentals to write on, and I was like 'well I can make an instrumental Retrieved 15 March Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube.
The song received critical acclaim from reviewers. Bradley Stern from Idolator called the track a "gentle, soul-searing ballad" with an "underlying message of hope". However, its austerity serves as its greatest strength and allows the Welsh singer to convey joy and exultation on her own terms — intimately, with much contemplation, and through the use of her emotive, porcelain-like vocals.
Although the song was not released as a single, upon release it reached number 1 on iTunes in 9 countries, number 6 in the US, and got to ten in the UK. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. New song "Happy " ". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 May Diamandis had confirmed that six songs will be released before the album's release, one each month up until 6 April , calling this strategy the "Froot of the Month". After questioning about the "Froot of the Month" strategy, Diamandis tweeted, "I came up with the 'Froot of the Month' strategy to enable me to release the music I wanted to, as opposed to what might work commercially.
The two were released as a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single. They were also released as a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single. They were released as the final limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single of the campaign. In July , "Blue" was released as the album's fifth official single, separate from the "Froot of the Month" campaign.
Diamandis gave several large profile performances during early , such as a performance at the Governor's Ball in New York City between the 5 and 7 June. After announcing a number of festival dates, in February Diamandis announced the first dates of her third headlining tour, the Neon Nature Tour.
Froot received positive reviews from contemporary music critics. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 75, based on 19 reviews. Laurence Day of The Line of Best Fit described Froot as "an anthology of astute nihilistic, existentialist discussions" and called it "one of the most complex pop albums of recent years. He concluded by stating that "with Froot , we've got to know Marina a little better, and through that, we know ourselves a little better, too.
Froot debuted at number 10 on the UK Albums Chart , selling 10, copies in its first week. Froot was moderately successful across Europe, reaching number four in Ireland, number 10 in Switzerland, number 19 in Finland and number 24 in Germany. Credits adapted from the liner notes of Froot. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about the album. For the title track, see Froot song. For other uses, see Froot disambiguation. Marina and the Diamonds. Maybe I was ready to leave a lot of things I'd held onto in the past behind. I don't know if that happens to other people when they hit a certain age, or maybe some people don't even have those issues to begin with. Perhaps it's not very common, but I know that it was important for my future. Main article: Neon Nature Tour. Musicians [ edit ] Marina Diamandis — keyboards, lead vocals, backing vocals David Kosten — keyboards, percussion, programming Jason Cooper — drums tracks 1—5, 7—12 Jeremy Pritchard — bass tracks 1, 3, 4, 9 James Ahwai — bass tracks 2, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12 Chris McGrath — bass track 11 Fyfe Dangerfield — piano track 1 ; guitar track 9 Keith Bayley — guitar tracks 5, 10, 12 Alexander Robertshaw — guitar tracks 1—9, 11 Wez Clarke — additional programming Technical [ edit ] David Kosten — production, engineering all tracks ; mixing track 1 Marina Diamandis — production Mo Hausler — additional engineering Al Lawson — drum recording engineering assistance Drew Smith — drum recording engineering assistance Wez Clarke — mixing Lewis Hopkin — mastering Artwork [ edit ] Charlotte Rutherford — photography Sam Coldy — artwork.
CD digital download. CD LP digital download. Neon Gold Atlantic. Neon Gold Elektra. Retrieved 27 April Retrieved 30 March — via Facebook. The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved 5 January The Guardian. Retrieved 5 February Retrieved 19 November — via Twitter.
Retrieved 19 November Retrieved 20 March The Daily Reveille. Mind Equals Blown. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 13 March Rolling Stone Australia. Archived from the original on 23 September Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2 July Retrieved 11 October In an interview with The Line of Best Fit , Marina states that this track is a ballad that touches on loneliness and happiness, two of the key themes of the album.
The song was promoted with a live acoustic video directed by Paul Caslin and released on YouTube on December 16th, In an interview with BBC , Marina said the song was not intended to reference God and she is not personally religious. We all hope there are loved ones looking after us. According to Songfacts , Marina talked about the song on Spin :.
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