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Versace On The Floor by Bruno Mars

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Versace On The Floor” is an impeccably written, artfully sung neo-R&B-pop sexy romantic ballad laden with sophisticated sensual imagery and memorable uplifting music.

Song: Versace On The Floor
Artist: Bruno Mars
Album: 24K Magic
Songwriter: Bruno Mars, P. Lawrence, C. Brown, J. Fauntleroy
Producer: Shampoo Press and Curl
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Concept
A sensual homage to a classy sexy woman who the singer is encouraging to join him in bed.

Lyric
Let's take our time tonight, girl Above us all the stars are watchin' There's no place I'd rather be in this world Your eyes are where I'm lost in Underneath the chandelier We're dancin' all alone There's no reason to hide What we're feelin' inside Right now! So baby let's just turn down the lights And close the door Oooh I love that dress But you won't need it anymore No you won't need it no more Let's just kiss 'til we're naked, baby Versace on the floor Oooh take it off for me, for me, for me, for me now, girl Versace on the floor Oooh take it off for me, for me, for me, for me now, girl

Groove
A rich laid back 16th R&B groove reminiscent of Luther Vandross and Boys To Men.

Melody
A well-crafted memorable melody with enough range and sweep to allow Mars to fully showcase his expressive voice.

Harmony
Rich with numerous 7TH, 9TH, and complex substitute chords.

Structure
Signature Verse Pre-chorus Chorus Verse Pre-chorus Chorus Instrumental Bridge Chorus Tag ABC ABC Solo D C Tag

Signature
A free floating synth piano figure over a pad of synth strings with some fancy chord work.

Production
Meticulously crafted R&B styling with a few Michael Jackson sounds as well as some sophisticated smooth jazz touches.

Performance
Mars is at the top form in this sexy emotive romantic genre.

Predicted Longevity
Versace On The Floor” is a delightfully enchanting recording that grows on the listener with repeated plays. It is so flawlessly written and delivered, the song should have appeal for years to come. A certain Grammy winner. 5 stars on the “Cat Scale” from 1 to 5.

Album Cover: 24K Magic

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