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What are the sounds in Paper Planes?

What are the sounds in Paper Planes?

In the original, M.I.A. (real name: Mathangi Arulpragasam) sings: “All I wanna do is / Take your money,” the lines interspersed with the sounds of gunshots and a cash register’s bright ka-ching. But in the 2018 version, people are reconsidering what they really want to do.

What movie has MIA Paper Planes?

Slumdog Millionaire
Paper Planes/Movie

Is Paper Planes the best song ever?

“Paper Planes” peaked within the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was so huge it was nominated for Record of the Year at the 51st Grammy Awards. Furthermore, “Paper Planes” is known for perfectly blending world beat and the alternative versions of different genres: dance, hip-hop, and rock.

Who is the singer of Paper Planes?

Paper Planes/Artists

What song did MIA sample?

“Paper Planes” is a song written and recorded by British hip hop artist M.I.A. for her second studio album, Kala (2007). Produced and co-written by her and Diplo, the song features an interpolation of English rock band the Clash’s 1982 song “Straight to Hell”, leading to its members being credited as co-writers.

Is Mia hip hop?

Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam MBE (born 18 July 1975), known by her stage name M.I.A. (/ɛm aɪ eɪ/), is an English rapper, singer, record producer, and activist….M.I.A. (rapper)

Genres Experimental hip hop dance world hip hop electronic progressive rap
Instruments Vocals drum machine percussion

Did M.I.A. copy the clash?

Is M.I.A. Paper Planes a cover?

Five Good Covers presents five cross-genre reinterpretations of an oft-covered song. “Paper Planes” was the penultimate track on M.I.A.’s second album Kala; it took thirteen months from the album’s release for the song to peak at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

What is Mia real name?

Mathangi Arulpragasam
M.I.A./Full name

Did M.I.A. date Diplo?

Though M.I.A. and Diplo broke up in 2008, the singer is still getting heat off her chest. The two dated for five years, collaborating on M.I.A.’s second album Kala, released while they were still together in 2007. They continued to date and collaborate, and that’s when M.I.A.

Who did Mia marry?

Former adult star Mia Khalifa has announced her divorce from her Swedish husband Robert Sandberg, after two years of marriage. She and Robert got engaged in 2019. Former adult star Mia Khalifa has announced her divorce from her Swedish husband Robert Sandberg, after two years of marriage.

Where did the song Paper Planes come from?

M.I.A. explained that the “paper planes” in the title and opening lines—”I fly like paper, get high like planes / If you catch me at the border I got visas in my name / If you come around here I make ’em all day”—are counterfeit visas made by the immigrants.

When did Paper Planes by M.I.A come out?

“Paper Planes” was released in February 2008 as the album’s third single by XL Recordings in Europe and Interscope Records in the US. The accompanying music video, filmed in Bedford-Stuyvesant, depicts M.I.A. as an undercover dealer and features images of paper planes flying overhead.

When did Paper Planes come out in Canada?

“Paper Planes” was a sleeper hit and M.I.A.’s breakthrough commercial success. The song debuted at number 89 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart dated 1 March 2008. It peaked at number seven on 27 September 2008 chart, becoming M.I.A.’s only top-ten entry as a lead artist in Canada.

When did Diplo re-release the song Paper Planes?

On the same day, “Paper Planes” was re-released as a two-track CD single in the UK following the song’s unexpected commercial success; it contains a remix subtitled “Diplo Street Remix” featuring American rappers Bun B and Rich Boy. The CD was distributed in Australia five days following its UK release.