"Rather Be" by Clean Bandit is the band's best performing single from their musical career.
The song features Jess Glynne who contributed to the vocal part of the song.
The song was released on the 17th of January 2014 on their album titled "New Eyes", Clean Bandit's debut album.
The song had a big success in the United Kingdom. It debuted on the UK Singles Chart on the first position. Until now (May of 2014), the songs is the fastest-selling single of 2014 so far, and the highest selling January single since "Spaceman" by Babylon Zoo, which reached number one in 1996.
The song topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks straight. Since release, the song was sold in over 730.000 copies world wide. It it's first week after the release, the song was sold in over 137.000 copies world wide.
In addition, "Rather Be" holds the record for the most streams in a single week on Spotify in the United Kingdom. The track received 1.09 million plays over seven days in February 2014, surpassing the record previously held by Daft Punk's "Get Lucky".
The song was released under the umbrella of Atlantic and Warner Records. To the writing of "Rather Be" contributed Jack Patterson, James Napier and Nicole Marshall.
The song's production was handled by Grace Chatto and Jack Patterson.
In common time, the song is performed in the key of G? minor and at a light tempo of 121 beats per minute.
Piano, vocals, video game-style synth blips and a violin are included in the single's composition.
The single was first aired on the 4th of December 2013, when DJ Zane Lowe from BBC Radio 1 announced it as the Hottest Record in the World.
Clean Bandit's "Rather Be" piano sheet can be viewed, downloaded or just printed below. Stay tuned for more!