Cheap Thrills (Remix

Posted on: June 1, 2018, by :

Sean Paul is speaking in patois (pronounced pa-twah), a dialect of English generally spoken in the Caribbean. Paul is from Jamaica, so its not surprising hes using it.

No, I aint got cash, I aint got cash

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Till I hit the dance floor (Bada bang)

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

I went to Greg [Kurstin, a frequent collaborator of Sias], and thats what we came up with. I realized just as soon as I was cutting it that it sounded a little bit too Brit-pop for her. Its more Icona Pop. We did actually send it to her, but they passed on it, and then I just couldnt stop listening to it in the car.

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

The song was nominated for numerous awards the following year including Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 2017 Grammy Awards. The song also earned Sia her first ever Pop Work of the Year at 2017 APRA Awards.

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Yesshe had previously reached 1 as a writer on Rihannas 2013 songDiamonds.

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

Wah fi see di ting you have weg mek me feel weak girl(Free)

Di selector pull it up an put it pon repeat, girl

No, I aint got cash, I aint got cash

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Gotta do my hair, I put my make up on

Cheap Thrills isnt the first hit song of 2016 to use patois in its lyricsRihannasWorkwas also sung in patois, and its lyrics were also often misheard as patois can be hard to understand for non-native speakers.

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

Cheap Thrills was originally released as a promo single back in December 2015, but its remix from the legendarySean Paulgave it new life. It was pushed to radio and became Sias first Hot 100 No. 1 as a lead artist in late July 2016.

Cause nuttn in this world aint more dan what you worth(I love cheap thrills!)

Drop it to di floor an mek mi see your energy because

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Cheap Thrills was originally written forRihannasAntibut she turned it down. SiatoldRolling Stone:

You worth more dan diamonds, more dan gold

Till I hit the dance floor (Bada bang)

Gotta paint my nails, put my high heels on

Baby I dont need dollar bills to have fun tonight

Cheap Thrills (Remix

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