Released as the second single from her latest album, Unapologetic, Stay finds Rihanna teaming up with Mikky Ekko on this emotional tour de force of a ballad that to-date has hit #1 in 6 countries and landed in the top 5 on 28 charts.
As you’ll see within the report, not only is Stay exceptionally well crafted, but it also possesses that rare commodity, “raw human emotion,” that enables it to connect and resonate with the listener on a deep, emotional and personal level.
Stay Deconstructed explores what made this song a hit including:
- A comprehensive look at the inner workings of the song including melody, structure, lyrics, vocals, MTI, instrumentation and much more.
- Does Stay qualify as a “holy sh*t, you gotta hear this now!” song, and if so, why?
- How does Stay compare to other songs that are currently topping the charts?
- External factors that played a role in Stay’s widespread visibility and success.
- How important is the “human element” in fostering longevity?
- Songwriter/Producer takeaways culled from what made the song a hit
And much more!