Wide Awake by Katy Perry is the article we present to you today, at this wonderful end of the week, preparing for a great weekend.
Katy Perry, by her real name Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, is a great American artist, acting as a singer and songwriter.
During her childhood, Katy Perry sang in church and pursued a career in gospel music in her teenage period.
She has been active in the music world since 2001 when she released her debut studio album under her birth name – Katy Hudson, and she sings pop, disco and rock music genres.
The free Wide Awake piano sheet music is the song we chose for our article today, belonging to Katy Perry repertory.
The song was released in May 2012 as part of Katy Perry’s album named Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection.
The authors of the free Wide Awake piano sheets are Katy Perry, Henry Walter, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin and Bonnie McKee, and the producers are Dr Luke and Cirkuit.
The song was released as a dance-pop and power ballad music genres song, through Capitol records, specifically composed for the artist’s autobiographical movie – Katy Perry: Part of Me.
Once released, the song peaked at number 1 in Canada, New Zealand and the US, 4 in Australia, 6 in Scotland and in many other countries.
With a length of 3:41 minutes, the song is a midtempo dance-pop ballad, written in the key of F major, with a tempo of 80 beats per minute.
The story behind the lyrics of Wide Awake is about the reality of a break-up and how to move on.
The song is believed to be about the artist’s ex-husband – Russel Brand because it was composed after their divorce.
The music video made for Wide Awake was released in 2012 and it was directed by Tony T. Datis and it features parts of the autobiographical movie – Katy Perry: Part of Me.