Locked Out of Heaven free piano sheet music by Bruno Mars
About the song
"Locked Out of Heaven" is a song by US singer Bruno Mars, featured on the album "Unorthodox Jukebox" from year 2012.
It was the first and the lead single for the album, which was his second one from his career. Its official release date was the first of October, 2012. It was made available both digitally and on a CD. Written by Bruno Mars, Ari Levine and Philip Lawrence for the label Atlantic Records, the song is a reggae rock one, with influences of funk and the new wave genre.
"Locked Out of Heaven" was produced by The Smeezingtons, Jeff Bhasker, Mark Ronson and Emile Haynie.
The single has been appreciated by the critics, who called it to be smooth and even sweet, thanks to the exceptional vocals by Mars. The singer himself admitted that he inspired himself form the style of The Police in order to write and perform this song. "Locked Out of Heaven" reached top ten in more than 20 countries.
In the United States, it even reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, staying at the top for well over a month. For over 20 days, the single was also on the top of the Canadian Hot 100 charts. It was one of the best singles commercially in that year.
The music video for "Locked Out of Heaven" was directed by Cameron Duddy, helped by Mars. As live performances, Bruno Mars has been spotted on Saturday Night Live and even on The X Factor. In two tours, in was on the list: first, on the Moonshine Jungle Tour, then, on the Super Bowl XLVIII. It has been covered by several other musicians, such as Bastille or Leona Lewis.
Aside from the Album Version, which is almost identical to the original one, there have been remixes made available officially.
We can remember the Major Lazer Remix, as well as The M Machine Remix, the Paul Oakenfold Remix, the Sultan + Ned Shepherd Remix, or Cazzette’s Answering Machine Mix.
"Locked Out of Heaven" charted very well internationally, getting fourth place in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal. It topped the charts in Canada, Hungary, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland and Slovakia, as well as Venezuela. At the end of 2013, it was second on the US Pop Songs charts and rank 12 on the US Adult Top 40. In Canada, 2013 ranked it at 11.
"Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars is a wonderful reggae song that can be also played on the piano. Use the sheet listed here for your own pleasure and stay tuned for more!
|Producers:||The Smeezingtons, Jeff Bhasker, Mark Ronson, Emile Haynie|
|Released:||October 1, 2012|
|Featured on:||Unorthodox Jukebox|
|Writers:||Ari Levine, Philip Lawrence, Mars|