"We R Who We R" is the title of a song by United States musician and songwriter Kesha, used as a single on her 2010 EP called Cannibal.
It was her first extended play and "We R Who We R" was the lead single for it.
It was made available on the formats CD single or as a digital download starting with 22 October 2010. This dance-pop song was produced by Dr. Luke, Ammo and Benny Blanco for the label RCA Records.
The writing was carried out by Kesha herself, alongside Lukasz Gottwald, Benjamin Levin, Joshua Coleman and Jacob KasherHindlin. The B-side for "We R Who We R" was the song "Sleazy".
The song’s goal was to raise awareness towards the suicides among gay young communities. Kesha wanted to express the fact that they should not be judged for being who they are. The song’s lyrics also express the fact that we should pride ourselves with who we are, even if a little eccentric or different from the rest.
This dance-pop single was influenced from electropop and uses handclaps based synths. Its musicality also remembers of the techno genre. The free We R Who We R piano sheet music express those musical genres as well.
The vocoders used on Kesha’s voice also aided the song in becoming more original. The critics were fairly positive about the song, even if many viewed it as unoriginal compared to her previous works. Thanks to its rhythm, as well as the message aiming to inspire, the song was popular among the teen communities. The humor in the lyrics and the entire song are viewed as a good thing.
"We R Who We R" started at the top of the United States’ charts, more exactly on the Billboard Hot 100. In the United Kingdom, the song also managed to reach number one. A surprise was that for 20 days, it stood at the top of the Australian charts. In the United States, the song sold well over 4 million times in digital format.
A music video was created for the song, with the aid of director Hype Williams.
The filming took place in Los Angeles, the downtown area. The video presents a party somewhere underground, showing off Kesha with her sexy attitude, which has been praised by the critics. A remarkable live performance for the song took place at the American Music Awards from 2010. Then, the song was extensively played in the Get Sleazy Tour.
Thanks to the free We R Who We R piano sheets listed on this page, Kesha’s song can be played on the piano as well. Enjoy the music found on our website.