The Fighter (song)
|Single by Gym Class Heroes featuring Ryan Tedder|
|from the album The Papercut Chronicles II|
|Released||May 31, 2012|
|Genre||Pop rap, alternative hip hop, synthpop|
|Label||Fueled by Ramen|
|Writer(s)||Travie McCoy, Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo, Eric Roberts, Matt McGinley, Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella, Jamie Heffernan|
|Gym Class Heroes singles chronology|
"The Fighter" is a song by American rap rock band Gym Class Heroes, from their fifth studio album The Papercut Chronicles II. The song features vocals from American singer-songwriter and record producer Ryan Tedder of the band OneRepublic, and was released as the third single from the album in May 2012. It was featured in the season finale of 90210 season 4 and the Cathay Pacific Commercial for the 2013 Hong Kong Sevens 
The music video for "The Fighter" was filmed in April 2012. It was released to YouTube on May 24, 2012. The video features American gymnast John Orozco. It depicts Tedder playing at an upright piano, and the band members around him singing and playing their instruments. Shots of Orozco doing Olympic training in a gym, as well as clips of home video of him competing as a child are shown in between. The single was written by several writers, including all four Gym Class Heroes members, Tedder, Noel Zancanella and Jamie Heffernan.
|1.||"The Fighter" (featuring Ryan Tedder)||3:49|
|2.||"The Fighter" (featuring Ryan Tedder = Pitched Version)||3:43|
Charts and certifications
- "90210 Music - Season 4, Episode 24". The CW. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- "香港廣告 2013 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sevens". Cathay Pacific. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Australian-charts.com – Gym Class Heroes feat. Ryan Tedder – The Fighter". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
- "Ultratop.be – Gym Class Heroes feat. Ryan Tedder – The Fighter" (in French). Ultratip.
- "Gym Class Heroes Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Gym Class Heroes.
- "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
- "Charts.org.nz – Gym Class Heroes feat. Ryan Tedder – The Fighter". Top 40 Singles.
- Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update – 21.07.2012 (Week 28)". zobbel.de. Tobias Zywietz. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
- "Archive Chart" UK R&B Chart.
- "Gym Class Heroes Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Gym Class Heroes.
- "Illegal name entered Gymm Class Heroes/Gymm+Class+Heroes/chart?f=381 Gymm Class Heroes Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Gymm Class Heroes.
- "Gym Class Heroes Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Gym Class Heroes.
- "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
- "American single certifications – Gym Class Heroes – The Fighter". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
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