Radio One Top 20 Week 52





“End Game” is a collaboration of Taylor Swift, her best friend Ed Sheeran and American rapper, Future.
This star-studded track is the sole collaboration on reputation. Before it was announced, “Eddie” and “Future” were written in graffiti in certain shots of the “…Ready For It?” music video. Taylor previously worked with Ed Sheeran on her 2012 track “Everything Has Changed,” on which Ed sang the second verse. This is her first collaboration with Future and her overall third collaboration with a rapper, following the remix of her track “Bad Blood,” which featured Kendrick Lamar., and “Both of Us” by B.o.B., featuring Swift.

 

“Havana” was released as a “Summer Double Feature” along with “OMG” from Camila Cabello’s debut album The Hurting, The Healing, The Loving. A solo version was released on September 6, 2017. Camila confirmed it to be the second single of her album. According to Camila, the song, which features Atlanta rapper Young Thug, is about her falling in love “with this bad boy from Havana”. It is also an ode to her hometown. Camila was born in Cojímar – that belongs to the municipality of La Habana Del Este, which is a district of Havana.






“Beautiful Trauma” is the title track from Pink’s Beautiful Trauma, the song released on September 28th 2017 was written by Pink and Jack Antonoff. She told fans on Twitter that she named the album after this song because “life is f**king traumatic. But it’s also incredibly beautiful…”



“Perfect” is the fifth track on Ed Sheeran’s third studio album, which was released in March this year. It is an old-fashioned romantic ballad written about his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn, which Sheeran said he hoped would become another one of his defining songs and, according to the BBC, is ‘guaranteed to soundtrack thousands of first dances before the year is out. Explaining his motivation for writing “Perfect” Ed revealed that in his opinion the song “Perfect” is actually better than “Thinking Out Loud”, as there was always a scare that “Thinking Out Loud” would define him and his career. So he wrote a lot of songs trying to beat it. Thematically, the song is reminiscent of “18,” a song he wrote for his friends in One Direction.




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