Rehab (Rihanna song)
“Rehab” is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad. It is a mid-paced R&B song with an emotional, melancholy chorus. The song reached number 16 on the UK Singles Chart and number 18 on the US Billboard magazine’s Hot 100.
About Rehab (Rihanna song) in brief
\”Rehab\” is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad. It is a mid-paced R&B song with an emotional, melancholy chorus. The lyrics are about the protagonist’s painful memories of her former lover, who is portrayed metaphorically as a disease. The song reached number 16 on the UK Singles Chart and number 18 on the US Billboard magazine’s Hot 100. It was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The accompanying music video was shot in Vasquez Rocks Park, near Los Angeles. It won the Urban Music Award for Best Music Video. Rihanna performed the song on the Good Girl gone Bad Tour and occasionally on the Last Girl on Earth. Timbaland also produced two other songs on the album, \”Sell Me Candy\” and \”Lemme Get That\”, which were not released as singles. In early 2009, Timbal and signed a contract with Verizon Communications, under which he would create music exclusively for BlackBerry mobile phone owners. He was contracted to work with various artists and remix their songs, which would be available for Verizon customers to download at no extra cost. In May 2009, the song was remixed for the project and this version was released in Canada and the US on May 19, 2009, via iTunes via iTunes and 7digital in ten countries, including Australia, Italy, Zealand, Spain, and New Zealand.
In January 2009, it was released as a CD single in Germany with the same release as the same material as the release in the UK in the same month. It reached top-ten positions on the singles charts in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway. The single was released by Mercury Records on December 8, 2008, as aCD single containing both the album version and an instrumental version of \”Rehab\”. On the same date, itwas released as digital download in Ireland. A live performance of the song, recorded in Manchester during Rihanna’s Good Girls Gone Bad Tour, was released for download on theUK and Ireland iTunes Stores on December 12, 2008. The performance was featured on Rihanna’s DVD Good Girl Go Bad Live. Rihanna said, “Working with Justin in the studio is just great. He’s a fun guy and likes to make all the sessions enjoyable. He’s also such a genius when it comes to lyrics.’’ The song was written in collaboration with his producers, Hannon Lane and Timbalan, and provided additional vocals. It was the eighth and final single to be released from Rihanna ‘s third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad. The track was written by Timberlake and co-written by Lane and Castellon at Roc The Mic Studios in New York City.