Secrets (Mary Lambert song)

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"Secrets"
Secrets by Mary Lambert.jpg
Single by Mary Lambert
from the album Heart on My Sleeve
ReleasedJuly 15, 2014 (2014-07-15)
FormatDigital download
GenrePop
Length3:43
LabelCapitol
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Eric Rosse
  • Benny Cassette
Mary Lambert singles chronology
"She Keeps Me Warm"
(2013)
"Secrets"
(2014)
"Hang out With You"
(2016)

"Secrets" is a song recorded by American recording artist Mary Lambert. Lambert co-wrote the song with MoZella and the song's producers, Eric Rosse and Benny Cassette; B.o.B contributed his own verse to the featured version. It was released July 15, 2014 through Capitol Records as the lead single from Lambert's debut major-label album, Heart on My Sleeve (2014).[1] A remix featuring American hip hop artist B.o.B was released August 19, 2014.[2]

Content[edit]

"Secrets" is primarily a pop song, but also draws on elements of hip hop in Lambert's "sing-talk" delivery and B.o.B's rap verse.[3] It is composed in the key of C major and is set to a moderate tempo of approximately 93 BPM.[4] The song features confessional lyrics based on Lambert's real-life insecurities, ranging from dysfunctional family situations to her homosexuality, with an overarching message of acceptance and self-empowerment.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

"Secrets" debuted at number 39 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs chart dated August 2, 2014.[6] It debuted at number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending September 20, 2014.[7]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[8] 39
Iceland (Tonlist)[9] 17
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 40
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 66
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[12] 18
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[13] 12
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[14] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[15] 26

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format(s) Ref.
United States July 10, 2014 Hot adult contemporary
Canada July 15, 2014 Digital download [1]
United States
Canada August 19, 2014 Digital download
(Remix featuring B.o.B)
[16]
United States [2]
Contemporary hit radio [17]
Australia September 18, 2014 Digital download [18]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mary Lambert: Secrets". Google Play. Google. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Secrets (feat. B.o.B) - Single by Mary Lambert". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  3. ^ Wass, Mike. "Mary Lambert's "Secrets" Now Has A Rap Verse Courtesy of B.o.B: Listen To The Rising Hit". Idolator. Spin Media. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Mary Lambert "Secrets" Sheet Music". Musicnotes. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  5. ^ Newman, Melinda. "Mary Lambert confesses in fun lyric video for new song, Secrets". HitFix. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Chart Search > "Secrets" on Adult Top 40". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  7. ^ Trust, Gary. "Hot 100 Chart Moves: Jeremih Jumps With 'Don't Tell 'Em,' Mary Lambert Shares 'Secrets'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Mary Lambert – Secrets". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved October 4, 2014.
  9. ^ "Lagalistinn". Archived from the original on January 11, 2012. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  10. ^ "Charts.nz – Mary Lambert – Secrets". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved October 3, 2014.
  11. ^ "Mary Lambert Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  12. ^ "Mary Lambert Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  13. ^ "Mary Lambert Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  14. ^ "Mary Lambert Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  15. ^ "Mary Lambert Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  16. ^ "Secrets (feat. B.o.B) - Single by Mary Lambert". iTunes Store (CA). Apple Inc. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  17. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: CHR/Top 40". Radio & Records. Archived from the original on August 11, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  18. ^ "Mary Lambert Secrets Single". iTunes Australia. Retrieved September 26, 2014.