Sia Details Alcoholism on Explosive New Single Chandelier

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Now clean, Sia is expected to drop her sixth studio albumthe follow-up to 2010s stomping pop-rock partyWe Are Bornin spring. Sadly,a clause in her contractstipulates she is not required to do promo or tour behind any records. But when pop music is this good, can we really complain? Great to have you back, Sia.

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Sia Details Alcoholism on Explosive New Single Chandelier

After forgoing solo stardom to pen pop star hitsco-writingRihannas DiamondsandBeyonces Pretty HurtsAustralian singerSiareturns with her first solo single in four years, Chandelier.

The chorus booming percussion and marimbas back Sias beltingonly a handful of divas could pull off her half-scream vocals and still remain sonicallypleasing. Lyrically, Sia is letting go of all inhibitions (Im gonna swing from the chandelier / Im gonna live like tomorrow doesnt exist) while her vocals move from shouty wails to whistle notes.

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Sias raspy vocals tell the story of a party girl with an epiphany. Im the one for a good time call / Phonesblowin up, theyre ringin mydoorbell…Gotta get out now, gotta run from this / Here comes the shame, here comes the shame / 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3 drink, she croons over a reggae-lite beat.

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The reggae-inspired torch song describes alcohol abusean addiction the Beyonce and Rihanna songwriter has personally dealt with

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In place of Sia, Lena Dunham performs Sias song Chandelier while the singer sang in a corner with her back to the audience on June 9, 2014

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The haunting tale details the Aussies personal struggles with alcoholism and prescription drugs when she was still pushing her solo career. In a rare interview last year, shetold Billboard, I was really unhappy being an artist.I was always a drinker but I didnt know I was an alcoholic.Then I got seriously addicted to Vicodin and Oxycodone.

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Sia Details Alcoholism on Explosive New Single Chandelier

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