Bruno Mars Gets Funky On Single '24k Magic' From New Album
Bruno Mars has done it again. After four years without any new singles, the "Locked Out Of Heaven" singer has released a new song "24k Magic" and it was worth the wait. To make things even better, he has a video to go along with it. It is the first single taken from his upcoming album of the same name.
The new single is an upbeat, fun, funk-filled party starter. The 70's throwback beat infused with disco and funk is geared for the dance-floor and radio. Bruno Mars' voice works in this medium as we saw on "Treasure," "Uptown Funk" and again here.
He keeps the lyrical content light, playing the role of a stylish, rich playboy out for a good time.
"I'm a dangerous man with some money in my pocket / So many pretty girls around me and they waking up the rocket / Why you mad? Fix ya face / Ain't my fault y'all be jocking," he sings.
The video finds Bruno Mars, his crew and a large group of girls having a blast around Las Vegas. He takes a page out of DJ Khaled's book and puts a jet ski in one of the casino fountains. He also rides down the strip, parties in a large suite and outside with some incredible clothes.
Bruno Mars and his crews' smooth dancing adds to the stylish appeal of the video.
When somebody asks, "Why you mad?" All you have to respond with is "fix your face." Expect this to take off.
He will perform on Saturday Night Live on Oct. 15.
This is the first single to emerge from his upcoming album 24k Magic, which is due out on Nov. 18 via Atlantic Records. A pre-order is live now on iTunes. The nine-track LP will be his first album in four years since Unorthodox Jukebox.