|"All My Love"|
Artwork released by Major Lazer
|Song by Major Lazer featuring Ariana Grande|
|from the album The Hunger Games:|
Mockingjay, Part 1
|Released||13 November 2014|
| The Hunger Games:|
Mockingjay, Part 1 track listing
"All My Love" is a song by American electronic music project Major Lazer featuring vocals from American singer Ariana Grande. It was released on 13 November 2014 as the fifth song from the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) by Republic Records. The song was written by Grande, Ella Yelich-O'Connor, and Karen Ørsted with production handled by Boaz van de Beatz, Jr Blender and Diplo, a member of Major Lazer. It is an electropop song with elements of dancehall. It received positive reviews from music critics who complimented the track's production.
Major Lazer is an American electronic dance music trio, which includes record producer Diplo, and DJs Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. It was founded in 2008 by Diplo and Switch, with Switch leaving after three years in 2011. He was then replaced by both Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Its music spans numerous genres, mixing reggae with dancehall, reggaeton, soca, house and moombahton.
Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter and actress. As one of the world's leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for her wide vocal range and has received such accolades including one Grammy Award, one Brit Award and three American Music Awards.
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Commercially, the track performed modestly in Belgium and charted in France and the United Kingdom. A remix of the song featuring vocals from Grande and soca singer Machel Montano was released on 21 January 2015 and appears as the final track on Major Lazer's third studio album Peace Is the Mission (2015). It features an interpolation of Aqua's 1997 song "Lollipop (Candyman)". This version performed modestly in Belgium and charted in Canada, peaking at 15 and 87, respectively.
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"All My Love" was written by Lorde (credited under her birth-name Ella Yelich-O'Connor), Ariana Grande and Karen Ørsted,while production of the song was handled by Boaz van de Beatz, Jr Blender and Diplo, a member of Major Lazer. Leaked on 13 November 2014 before the official release date, "All My Love" was included as the fifth track for the soundtrack album of the motion picture The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 .
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Since Lorde wanted "All My Love" to be included on the film's soundtrack, Diplo rushed to produce the song. In an annotation posted to Genius that Diplo wrote, he mentioned that he was on vacation in London at the same time Grande was there. He managed to get in touch with her and go "back and forth with certain mixes." Diplo said that he was willing to "screw around" and surprise people with "this kind of collaboration."
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Diplo first mentioned the track on 16 October 2014 via Twitter. However, he deleted the tweet afterwards.When the album's official track list was announced on 21 October 2014, the song was listed as "Track 5". Lorde, who curated the film's soundtrack, said on Twitter that the song was not excluded for "secrecy's sake" but because it was "not quite finished". A week later, Grande revealed in a livestream that she was included in the film's soundtrack. She described the song as "very interesting" and "very different." Lorde announced the track's title via Twitter on 3 November 2014.
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"All My Love" is an electropop song, with elements of dancehall. 's Tom Breihan compared it to Grande's previous single, "Break Free" (2014), featuring Russian-German DJ Zedd. Bradley Stern from Idolator described its production as having "rich, tribal" sounds and "’90’s-leaning dance floor pulsations". Exclaim writer Alex Hudson called the track an "electronic banger with in-your-face beats and a manic breakdown." Hudson said that the juxtaposition of the song's "freaky beats" with Grande's vocals build a "rather tame pop foundation". Complex writer Edwin Ortiz called the song an "electronic pop cut" with a "heart-pulsing backdrop" and described Grande's vocals as "sweet". Brennan Carley of Spin noted that "yelping, punctuated beats and synthesizers pierce the air" when Grande sings the lines, “I would do anything for us / It’s worth the pain”. Stereogum 's Breihan described the song as a "glimmering dance-pop jam with just a hint of dancehall to it".Stereogum
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"All My Love" received mostly positive reviews from music critics. Michelle Geslani from Consequence of Sound called the song a "Grade A electropop banger." Geslani also praised both artists, stating that "Diplo’s dancehall alter ego doles out breezy yet bouncy island rhythms while Grande’s angelic croon soars high above the seas."In a review of the soundtrack, Nick Levine of NME stated that both artists sounded like they were "holding a rave in the rainforest". In a mixed review of the soundtrack, Jim Farber of New York Daily News called Grande's inclusion in the song a "commercial move", stating that her vocals proved "too mainstream for an album meant to project something sinister." "All My Love" was moderately successful in Belgium, where it peaked within the top 40 in both the Flanders and Wallonia chart components. It reached number 135 in France and number 194 in the United Kingdom.
|"All My Love (Remix)"|
Remix artwork cover
|Song by Major Lazer featuring Ariana Grande and Machel Montano|
|from the album Peace Is the Mission|
|Released||21 January 2015|
On 21 January 2015, a remix version featuring vocals from Ariana Grande and soca singer Machel Montano was released.It appears as the ninth track on Major Lazer's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission (2015). Thomas Pentz, a member of Major Lazer, co-wrote the song with producers Boaz de Jong, Philip Meckseper, Gamal Doyle and featured artist Machel Montano.
According to Pitchfork writer Claire Lobenfeld, the song features an interpolation of Aqua's "Lollipop (Candyman)" (1997) and has a "dancehall-inflected festival dubstep". 's Jon Dolan called the remix a "weapons-grade sun splash". Commercially, the remix of the song charted at number 87 on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 chart and peaked at number 15 on the US Dance/Electronic Songs chart at number 66; it reached number 66 on the latter's year-end chart.Matt Medved from Billboard labelled it as "soca/house mash". Rolling Stone
Recording and management
Credits adapted from the liner notes of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and Peace Is the Mission.All personnel contributed to both the solo and remix versions, except where noted.
Remix featuring Machel Montano
Remix featuring Machel Montano
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