“Waking Up in Vegas” is a song by American recording artist Katy Perry, taken as the fourth and final single from her second studio album, One of the Boys. It was written by Perry, Desmond Child and Andreas Carlsson. It is produced by Greg Wells and co-produced by Perry. Wells is credited with playing all the instruments on the song. It was officially released to US radio stations on April 21, 2009.
The song received generally positive reviews from music critics, many saying that it is a catchy tune. The song had peaked at number nine on the Bilboard Hot 100, becoming Perry’s third top ten single on the charts. The song also had top ten success, peaking at number one in Hungary and some U.S. sub charts, while scoring the top ten in Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Slovakia and other countries. The music video was released for the single, which features Perry and actor Joel David Moore where it features the couple in Vegas partying and gambling. The video was a success worldwide, scoring around 37 million views, but 17 pre-vevo. There is also an alternative music video, which features bonus footage of Perry in a large martini glass with multi-colored candy, and using the Manhattan Clique Remix instead.
MUSIC VIDEO SUBLIMINALS
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