This love song is the lead single for the Fifty Shades Freed movie, the last part of the Fifty Shades Trilogy.
In an interview with Kiss FM UK, Liam & Rita were asked about the picture they posted on Instagram before Christmas that they’re working together on a soundtrack, and how the song came about, Liam replied: “I had been in LA and I got the chance to record this song I Approached shades of grey “the film” with a couple of songs I had that I’d done and this was a song that I went in and recorded and it kind of was just all of a bit on one level because obviously it was.. well I got it was sung in a female vocal, and it was like alright ‘I would sing it like an octave down and then do the chorus simple.” Ora added: “I actually knew he recorded it after he recorded it before he knew that I knew, does that make sense?, I knew he recorded it and I didn’t tell him. So I went back Blog track then I was just like ‘I heard Liam has just recorded it and we just rapped on the movie And I was like look it’s the last movie of the trilogy like I really want to end this with a bang I heard the song as well. I was like it’s such a great record It’s so euphoric and like open And I just really would love to be a part of it.” Ora continued: “It wasn’t the lead single until I Got even more interested because he put his vocal now. I’m such a big fan of Liam. I was like I need to be a part of this with Liam, one: because it’s British Invasion and two: because it will be just lovely ending to such a great experience, and here we are.”
Release Date: January 5, 2018
Songwriter/s: Ali Payami – Ali Tamposi – Andrew Watt
Label: Universal Studios – Capitol – Atlantic
Chart Rankings: In the UK, the song peaked at number 8 on the Official Charts Company and was certified Silver by the British Phonographic Industry. In the US, it reached number 76 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 37 on the Mainstream Top 40 charts. Around the world the song topped the charts in Croatia, Germany, Latvia, Mexico and Slovenia. It reached the top 10 of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Lebanon, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia and Switzerland. ‘For You’ was certified Platinum in Australia, and Gold in Canada and Sweden.
Artist’s age on Release Date: Liam james Payne was 25 years old and Rita Sahatciu Ora was 28 years old when they released this song.
Cover Versions: Adam Christopher – Charlotte Hannah – Jenny Jones – Other Youtubers have covered this song.