In My Blood (The Veronicas Song)
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In My Blood the Veronicas Song
"In My Blood"
The Veronicas In My Blood.jpg
Single by The Veronicas
ReleasedJune 10, 2016 (2016-06-10)
Format
Genre
Length3:20
LabelSony Music
The Veronicas singles chronology
"Chains"
(2015)
"In My Blood"
(2016)
"On Your Side"
(2016)
"Chains"
(2015)
"In My Blood"
(2016)
"On Your Side"
(2016)

"In My Blood" is a song by Australian pop duo The Veronicas for their upcoming fourth studio album. It was co-written by The Veronicas twins, Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso, along with Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci and produced by the latter two under the collective name DNA. The track is the lead single from the yet-to-be-titled album and was released on 10 June 2016.

Composition

"In My Blood" was co-written by The Veronicas (Jessica Origliasso and Lisa Origliasso) along with Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci in Sydney.[1] The duo have previously collaborated with the latter two on their 2014 single "You Ruin Me".[1] Speaking about the inspiration behind the track Jessica described it as, "... that elated, euphoric feeling of love at first sight... I was going through something at the time I wanted to capture. Love and adrenaline are rushing through your blood. It's like a chemical injection. You've instantly connected with someone. You're knocked out by this person."[2]

The duo credit Kylie Minogue as an inspiration for the sound of the song.[3] Speaking about the sound, Robbie Daw of Idolator compared the recording to other dance-pop tracks saying, "'In My Blood' is a dreamy foray into dance-pop territory that has shades of Kylie Minogue, Robyn and even Texas."[4] In the chorus the duo sing "we don't have to wait all night to know if this is really love. We don't have to wait all night 'cause I can feel you in my blood," with a throbbing bass line that transitions into the hook with a robotic drop.[5]

Artwork and release

On 2 June 2016 The Veronicas announced the release of their new single, "In My Blood", by posting the official artwork on their Twitter account.[6] The visual features The Veronicas standing side by side, completely naked and covered from neck to toes in glittery magenta body paint with palm trees in the background.[7] The artwork was shot in Los Angeles by Sasha Samsonova whom the twins came across on Instagram.[8] The Veronicas cited Mystique, the human anatomy and aliens as inspirations for the cover.[3]

Reception

Joey Nolfi of Entertainment Weekly said "In My Blood" had a similar vibe to their 2012 single "Lolita". He described the track as, "a subtle banger prime for the summer season, with crystalline electronic production (and bongos!) accompanying a killer hook."[5] Mike Wass of Idolator called it "one of their best singles to date."[9]

Accolades

"In My Blood" received three ARIA Music Awards nominations in 2016 for Best Group, Best Pop Release and Song of the Year.[10]

Music video

The official music video for "In My Blood" debuted on The Voice Australia on June 26 when The Veronicas filled in as judges for Joel Madden and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte.[11] It was uploaded on The Veronicas' official Vevo account on the following day. The video features the sisters in red dresses with red hair wrecking a room. The room and everything else in it is red. The video "rewinds" and "flash-forwards" several times as the room is being wrecked. It ends with Lisa and Jess sitting on a red couch.[12]

Live performances

"In My Blood" was performed for the first time on The Voice Australia on 26 June 2016 when The Veronicas twins filled in as judges for Joel Madden and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte.[13] The duo also performed on Today and NFL Footy Show and AFL Footy Show. On November 23rd 2016, they made a notorious performance on ARIA Awards wearing red latex jackets and then taking it off, being covered in red glitter and topless as they had been nomitaded for "Apple Song of the Year".[14]

Charts

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[18] 2× Platinum 140,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide 10 June 2016 Digital download Sony Music [19]
Australia 24 June 2016 CD single [20]
United Kingdom 09 September 2016 Radio airplay RCA [21]
Worldwide 25 December 2016 LEAF remix Sony Music [22]

References

  1. ^ a b "The Veronicas reveal 'In My Blood'". auspOp. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Vrajlal, Alicia (10 June 2016). "'We are 31 now and I have grown an a**e': The Veronicas proud they 'didn't get slaughtered' for posing naked on new single cover after critics previously branded their slender frames too 'skinny'". Daily Mail. Ninemsn (Mi9). Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ a b McCabe, Kathy (10 June 2016). "The Veronicas celebrate their curves and love of aliens and Kylie for retro pop song In My Blood". news.com.au (News Corp Australia). Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ Daw, Robbie (10 June 2016). "The Veronicas' "In My Blood": Listen To Their Kylie-esque New Dance-Pop Song". Idolator (SpinMedia). Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ a b Nolfi, Joey (10 June 2016). "Listen to The Veronicas' subtle summer banger 'In My Blood'". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ Kickham, Dylan (2 June 2016). "The Veronicas announce new single 'In My Blood' with cover reveal". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ Vrajlal, Alicia (3 June 2016). "Daring to bare! Singing twins The Veronicas are smothered in glittery purple paint as they pose completely NAKED on the cover of their new single". Daily Mail. Ninemsn (Mi9). Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "Singing sisters The Veronicas get their gear off for new single In My Blood out next week". News.com.au (News Limited). 4 June 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ Wass, Mike (10 June 2016). "The Drop: Your Guide To New Music Friday Featuring Aura, Faarrow & Elias". Idolator (SpinMedia). Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ Zuel, Bernard (2016-10-05). "ARIA Award nominations have a hairy surprise among the Flumes and Avalanches". The Age. Retrieved .
  11. ^ Lee, Christina (26 June 2016). "The Veronicas Debut "In My Blood" Video On 'The Voice Australia': Watch". Idolator (Hive Media). Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "The Veronicas are seeing red in new 'In My Blood' music video". Entertainment Weekly. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ Adams, Cameron (18 June 2016). "The Veronicas to fill in for the Madden brothers on The Voice". News.com.au (News Corp Australia). Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ Hiago Benevenuto (20 December 2016). "The Veronicas - 'In My Blood' (Live on ARIA Music Awards 2016)" – via YouTube.
  15. ^ "Australian-charts.com - The Veronicas - In My Blood". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  16. ^ "Charts.nz - The Veronicas - In My Blood". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  17. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles 2016". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2017.
  18. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  19. ^ International releases of "In My Blood":
  20. ^ "In My Blood (Single) - Veronicas, The". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 2016.
  21. ^ Sony Music UK (July 19, 2016). "THE VERONICAS ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE 'IN MY BLOOD'". Pressparty. Retrieved 2016.
  22. ^ "In My Blood (LEAF Remix) - Single by The Veronicas". 25 December 2016.

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