"Die in Your Arms" is a song by Canadian pop artist Justin Bieber, featured on his 2012 album "Believe" as a promo single.
Being an R&B song, it was produced by Darkchild, Travis Sayles and Aganee for three labels: Schoolboy, Island and RBMG. The writing team included Rodney Jerkins, Travis Sayles, Kelly Lumpkins, Alphonso Mizell, Deke Richards, Aganee, Thomas Lumpkins, Herb Rooney, Berry Gordy Jr. and Freddie Perren.
The song containes sampling from "We’ve Got a Good Thing Going" by Michael Jackson. It was available as a digital download since the 29th of May, 2012. The song was well received by the critics, praised for drawing inspiration from Jackson 5, Bruno Mars or Duffy.
With interesting hip hop beats and great piano melody, the song was fairly successful. It is a passionate song, being lyrically inspiring. Being praised as a classical, old-school pop song, it was called a laidback and guaranteed hit song. The sounding similar to that of Amy Winehouse or Mark Ronson was praised as well and Rolling Stone deemed it at place 45 on a list of best 2012 songs.
After made available on the iTunes Store, the song instantly reached the top three on the iTunes charts. It started off on the fourth place of the Hot Digital Songs charts.
On the Billboard Hot 100, it initially got to rank number seventeen. Among the best live performances of the song we can remember the one for Capital FM’s concert in 2012, the Summertime Ball. In the summer of 2012, while on a promo tour, it was also sung in Europe.
The vocals were produced by Chris O’Ryan, Matt Champlin and Kuk Harrell. The song was recorded in Los Angeles, at the Second Floor Studios and the CA and Record Plant. The mixing team contained Manny Morroquin, Delbert Bowers, Rodney Jerkins, Chris Galland and Matt Champlin. The background vocals were provided by Bieber, alongside Greg Morgan and Thomas Lumpkin.
The bassist was Artie Reynolds III, while the drummer was Aganee. Rodney Jerkins occupied himself with the drums, the harpsichord and the piano, Travis Sayles also aiding on the piano and the strings.
The song reached high positions worldwide as well, fourteenth in Canada, 28 in Ireland, sixth in Norway, 21 in New Zealand and 34 in the UK.
"Die in Your Arms" by Justin Bieber can be now played on the piano as well. Feel free to use the piano notes on the page to learn how to play this passionate song!