Such an important contemporary artist and song for today’s article - When I Was Your Man, by Bruno Mars.
Peter Gene Hernandez, also known as Bruno Mars, is one of the most loved American singers of our times.
He is also a songwriter, musician, record producer, and dancer, and his work is highly appreciated by the critics and public.
Bruno Mars sings pop, R&B, funk, and soul and he is famous for his live performances, retro showmanship, and the wide range of musical styles he sings and composes.
For today’s article, we chose one of his beautiful songs – the free When I Was Your Man piano sheets.
Released in January 2013 through Atlantic Records, When I Was Your Man is part of the artist’s second studio album named Unorthodox Jukebox.
The song was written by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, and Andrew Wyatt, with the wonderful production of The Smeezingtons.
The story behind the lyrics of the free When I Was Your Man piano sheet music is regarding the period when Bruno Mars was afraid about losing his girlfriend at that time – Jessica Caban.
In the song, the artist mentions that he hopes that the new man who will be by her side will give her all the love and attention that he didn’t manage to express.
With a length of 3:34 minutes, the song was written in the key of C major and it was released as part of the pop music genre, and composed as an emotional piano ballad.
When released, the song embraced unexpected success, topping the charts in many countries, such as the US, Canada, Australia, Denmark, and so on and it was certified eleven times platinum by the RIAA and six times platinum by the ARIA.
In 2013, the song was the world’s eighth best-selling digital single of the year, selling 8.3 million copies.