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Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Locked Out of Heaven

Unorthodox Jukebox
pop Bruno Mars rnb 2012 10s


Locked Out of Heaven" is a song by American singer and songwriter Bruno Mars from his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox (2012). It was released as the lead single from the album on October 1, 2012. The song was written by Mars, Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine of The Smeezingtons, and produced by Mark Ronson, Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie and The Smeezingtons. "Locked Out of Heaven" is a reggae rock song influenced by new wave and funk. The song's lyrics are about the rapturous feelings brought about by a relationship infused with positive emotion as well as euphoria from sex. "Locked Out of Heaven" was well received by most critics, some of whom complimented Mars' different musical direction. His vocals were praised, being called "smooth" and "sweet", while its sound was lauded, with the song being called "interesting" and a "musical evolution". While some critics noted influences from various bands, Mars stated that The Police were the ones who influenced him the most to write the song. The single charted inside the top ten in over twenty countries, including the United States, where it became Mars' fourth number one single on the Billboard Hot 100, holding the spot for six consecutive weeks, and topping the Canadian Hot 100 for three consecutive weeks. "Locked Out of Heaven" was certified six and seven times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), respectively.


Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985 in Waikiki, Hawaii), better known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is a Filipino-Puerto Rican American singer-songwriter, producer and musician signed to Atlantic Records. He has released three studio albums: Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010, #3 USA), Unorthodox Jukebox (2012, #1 USA), and 24K Magic (2016, #2 USA). As of 2018, Mars has ten top 10 hits in the USA (and five more as a featured artist), including seven #1 singles combined : "Just the Way You Are" Show more ...

Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Oh yeah yeah
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh!
Oh yeah yeah
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh!
Never had much faith in love or miracles
Never wanna put my heart on the line
But swimming in your waters is something spiritual
I'm gonna get every time you spend the night
Cause your sex takes me to paradise
Yeah your sex takes me to paradise
And it shows, yeah, yeah, yeah
Cause you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Yeah you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh!
Oh yeah yeah
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh!
You bring me to my knees
You make me testify
You can make sinner change his ways
Open up your gates cause I can't wait to see the light
And right there is where I wanna stay
Cause your sex takes me to paradise
Yeah your sex takes me to paradise
And it shows, yeah, yeah, yeah
Cause you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Yeah you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Oh oh oh oh, yeah, yeah, yeah
Can't I just stay here
Spend the rest of my days here
Oh oh oh oh, yeah, yeah, yeah
Can't I just stay here
Spend the rest of my days here
Cause you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Yeah you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven
For too long, for too long
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh!
Oh yeah yeah
Oh yeah yeah yeah
Ooh



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