Russian Roulette Song

Other scenes include Rihanna in a woodland at night standing in the middle of a highway before a car speeds towards her, quickly cutting to another scene, giving the impression she is run over. Say a prayer, to yourself He says, close your eyes sometimes it helps And then I get, a scary thought That he's here, means he's never lost. Three men, dressed in black uniforms and wearing dark round glasses circulate around the singer, attempting to extort information from her.

Jessie Bonds played the guitars in the song. An Italian language version of the song was released by Italian performing duo Paola e Chiara in their album Milleluci.


The following week it climbed to its peak of number seven. The scene then moves to a dimly lit room in which Rihanna sits at a table with her love interest played by American actor Jesse Williams opposite. And you can see my heart, beating Now you can see it through my chest Said I'm terrified but I'm not leaving, no! Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Other scenes include Rihanna in the woods where she is run over by a car, in a gas chamber, in a padded cell, and shots being fired at her underwater.

Andy Kellman of AllMusic stated that in the song Rihanna had a sudden desire to provoke even if that is in metaphorical context. Independent Print Limited. Lyrically, 1009 forms the single is about an abusive romantic relationship that ended abruptly. She was busy saying her piece in the studio.

Take a breath, take it deep Calm yourself, he says to me If you play, you play the key Take the gun, and count to three I'm sweating now, I'm moving slow No time to think, my turn to go. Australian Recording Industry Association. So many won't get the chance to say goodbye But it's too late to think of the value of my life. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was just an interesting topic over a crazy beat and who else to pull that off than somebody like Rihanna?

The performance was similar to the one from the Nokia promotional concert and featured Rihanna sitting on a throne chair. Elements of blood and tears and vehicular assault dominate the video. The Huffington Post Media Group. Rihanna Superstars of Hip-Hop.

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Music critics noted the lyrical theme as a response to the domestic violence case between Rihanna and her then-boyfriend, singer Chris Brown. That's the coolest thing about our relationship. The Official Charts Company. After the release of the album in the United States, she embarked on some promotional performances. British Phonographic Industry.

The reception of the music video was mixed, with many critics noting its dark theme. And you can see my heart, beating You can see it through my chest I'm terrified but I'm not leaving I know that I must pass this test So just pull the trigger trigger, trigger, trigger. Shaffer Smith Charles Harmon. Our main thing was the entertainment factor of the whole thing. Romanian and international positions are rendered together by the number of plays before resulting an overall chart.

Contemporary hit rhythmic urban radio. Select singles in the Format field. The music video opens with shots of Rihanna hooded, lying on the floor of a gas chamber. It reached the top-ten in over twenty countries worldwide including number one in Czech Republic, Israel, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

GfK Entertainment in German. What does this song mean to you? Problems playing this file?

Russian Roulette (Rihanna song)

The video ends with her lover apparently committing suicide with the revolver placed between them. Bundesverband Musikindustrie. And you can see my heart, beating Now you can see it through my chest Said I'm terrified but I'm not leaving I know that I must pass this test So just pull the trigger.

Nobody is really going out and playing Russian roulette or thinking about killing themselves or nothing like that. Rihanna - Russian Roulette Lyrics Rihanna.

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Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Recording Industry Association of America. Select Gold in the Certification field.