Cheap Thrills

Posted on: May 31, 2018, by :

Cheap Thrills

United State of Pop 2016 by DJ Earworm

Cheap Thrills was originally written forRihannas albumANTi. The song was rejected and later included onSiasThis Is Actingan album that is comprised entirely of songs Sia wrote for other people.

Yes! The lyrics to the remix featuring Sean Paulcan be found here.

The song is tropical flavored with EDM influences much like Rihannas past works.

On February 12, 2016, aremixed versionof the song featuring Jamaican hip-hop artist,Sean Paulwas released as the second single off the album. That single went on to become Sias first 1 song on Billboard Hot 100 chart as a lead artist.

Besides being a performer, Sia has astoried historyas a songwriter, selling her songs to other artists for them to perform.

Cheap Thrills (Remix) by Sia (Ft. Sean Paul)

In the case of Cheap Thrills, she originally wrote the song for Rihanna, but decided to perform it herselfwhen it was rejected.The entire album Cheap Thrills appears on,This Is Acting, is comprised of songs Sia originally wrote for other artists.

In aninterviewwithRolling Stone, Sia explained why Rihanna passed on the song, saying:

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

2016 POP MEDLEY/Epic Mannequin Challenge!! (Sam Tsui & KHS) by Sam Tsui (Ft. Kurt Hugo Schneider)

Cheap Thrills by Robyn Adele Anderson

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

The solo version of Cheap Thrills went on to become the most streamed song by a female artist in Spotify history.

The song was released as a promotional single on December 16, 2015.

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Baby, I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Gotta paint my nails, put my high heels on

I realized just as soon as I was cutting it that it sounded a little bit too Brit-pop for her. Its moreIcona Pop.

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