On est là

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"On est là"
Single by M. Pokora
from the album "À la poursuite du bonheur"
Released May 18, 2012
Format Digital download
Genre Dance-pop
Length 3:06 (album version)
2:56 (radio version)
Label EMI Music France
Writer(s) Corneille, Matt Pokora, Matthieu Mendès, Fred Château
Producer(s) Asdorve
M. Pokora singles chronology
"Juste un instant"
(2012)
"On est là"
(2012)
"Merci d'être"
(2012)

"On est là" (English: Here we Are) is a song performed by French singer M. Pokora. It serves as the second single from Pokora's fifth studio album "À la poursuite du bonheur". It was written by Pokora, Corneille, Matthieu Mendès and Fred Château and produced by Asdorve. It is an uptempo song, with elements of dance and pop music. Lyrically, in the song, he suggests staying positive about the future. The song has charted on the French Singles Chart and on the Belgium Singles Chart.

Background[edit]

After releasing "Juste un instant" as the lead single from his fifth studio album "À la poursuite du bonheur", Pokora revealed that "On est là" was going to be the second single.[1]

"On est là" was written by Pokora, Corneille, Matthieu Mendès and Fred Château and produced by Asdorve.[2] It is a dance pop song, being different from the previous single and the album's soft songs.[1] It talks about staying positive about the future.[1] The song was slightly change for the single version. The version was uploaded on his YouTube account.[3]

Pokora commented about the song, saying:

"It has this side "as the World Cup" as "Waka Waka". It's catchy and there is a real positive message to get across. It's the right state of mind where I am right now. This one, among the "club songs" of the album is the one that I like the most.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[5]
  1. On est là (radio version) - 2:56

Music video[edit]

The video was shot on the weekend of April 11, 2012.[6] released on YouTube on May 1, 2012.[7][8] The video shows Pokora and a lot of people getting together and dancing.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"On est là" debuted on the French Singles Chart at number 164.[9][10] It later climbed to number 77.[11] It later, jumped to number 48.[10] The following week, it reached number 43. It has reached number 38, so far.[10]

It also debuted on the Belgian Tip Chart at number 23.[12] It later, climbed to number 18.[12] It has reached number 6.[12]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011-2012) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[12] 42
France (SNEP)[10] 38

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Vidéo M.Pokora : Un titre signé Corneille en second single". News de Stars. March 21, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ "LesCharts.com - M. Pokora - On est là". Les Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "M.POKORA - "On est là" (remix) - A LA POURSUITE DU BONHEUR". YouTube. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "M. Pokora danse pour son nouveau clip "On est là"". Charts in France. April 6, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - On est là (Version radio) - Single by M. Pokora". iTunes. Apple Inc. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "M Pokora - Site - Le tournage du clip à Barcelone !". M Pokora.com. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  7. ^ "M. Pokora - On est là - YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ ""On est là", le clip". M. Pokora.com. May 2, 2012. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  9. ^ "LesCharts.com - Les Charts Top 200". French Singles Chart. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b c d "M. Pokora - On est là (single)". Charts in France. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  11. ^ "LesCharts.com - Les Charts Top 200". French Singles Chart. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  12. ^ a b c d "Ultratop.be - M.Pokora - On est là". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 5, 2012.