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Right Now (Na Na Na)




"Right Now (Na Na Na)"
Single by Akon
from the album Freedom
ReleasedSeptember 23, 2008
Format
Recorded2008
GenreDance-pop
Length4:01
3:24 (UK Radio Edit)
Label
Songwriter(s)A. Thiam
Producer(s)
Akon singles chronology
"Wake It Up"
(2008)
"Right Now (Na Na Na)"
(2008)
"I'm So Paid"
(2008)

"Right Now (Na Na Na)" is the lead single from Akon's third studio album, Freedom. The song contains elements from "Remember" by Summerlove and "Wouldn't It Be Good" by Nik Kershaw. The song was added to the U.S. Mainstream Top 40 radio airing on September 23, 2008, and also became available for digital download on iTunes that day.[1] The song was intended to have a Euro-club feel.[2]

Contents

Official versions


Several remixes of the track exist. The official remix of the track features additional vocals by Kat DeLuna. Further remixes include "Mañana (Na Na Na)", featuring vocals from Jayko, and an International Remix, featuring Canadian singer Danny Fernandes.

Music video


The official music video for the track was directed by Anthony Mandler and released on November 6, 2008. It premiered in Germany on the TV show Viva Live. In the video, Akon plays an agent that is on a mission, he has to find a girl (the same from his video "Don't Matter") that has secret information. He remembers the good times that he spent with his ex-girlfriend, played by Jamican model Cindy Wright, but he sleeps with the girl from "Don't Matter", gets the information and ends the video alone. The actual track begins one minute after the video begins, making the video over 5 minutes in length.

Charts


Certifications


Country Certification
Australia Gold[41]
United States 2x Platinum[42]
New Zealand Gold[43]

Asking Alexandria cover


"Right Now (Na Na Na)"
Single by Asking Alexandria
from the album Punk Goes Pop 3
ReleasedSeptember 29, 2010
FormatDigital download
Recorded2010
GenreElectronicore
Length4:20
LabelSumerian Records, distributed through Fearless Records
Songwriter(s)A. Thiam
Asking Alexandria singles chronology
"Final Episode (Let's Change the Channel)"
(2009)
"Right Now (Na Na Na)"
(2010)
"A Prophecy"
(2010)

British metalcore band Asking Alexandria covered the track for the compilation album Punk Goes Pop 3, which was released on November 2, 2010. It was available for digital download on September 29, 2010.[44]

Other versions


A Tagalog parody version, entitled "Banana (Ba Na Na)", was recorded by Filipino rapper Blank Tape. Another Malaysian parody or remake was also performed by Kelantanese singers Man Khan and Rosalinda, entitled "Dok Mano" released at the near end of 2012 sung in the Kelantanese dialect of the Malaysian language.

References


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Categories: 2008 singles | Akon songs | Music videos directed by Anthony Mandler | Songs written by Akon | Asking Alexandria songs | 2008 songs | Universal Motown Records singles | Songs written by Giorgio Tuinfort | Songs about sexuality








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