Single Review: Sia – Alive

Sia Alive

Sia unleashes single co-written by and for Adele
Before the huge success of Sia’s hit ‘Chandelier’ and the accompanying album 1000 Forms of Fear Sia focused more on songwriting for other artists for a while. She co-wrote wordwide hits like Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ and Ne-Yo’s ‘Let Me Love You (Until You Love Yourself)’ just to name a few. This inspired her to record an album full of songs co-written by herself, but which were intended for other artists. As the tracks are written from the perspective of someone else, Sia sees it as a form of acting to perform these tracks and that’s why the album is called This Is Acting. The first single, called ‘Alive’, was co-written with Adele and it was initially intended for her upcoming third album, but in the end Sia recorded this huge pop anthem herself.

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