Vegas Girl

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"Vegas Girl"
VegasGirlConorMaynard.jpg
Single by Conor Maynard
from the album Contrast
Released 22 July 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Synthpop
Length 2:49
Label Parlophone
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Conor Maynard singles chronology
"Can't Say No"
(2012)
"Vegas Girl"
(2012)
"Turn Around"
(2012)
"Can't Say No"
(2012)
"Vegas Girl"
(2012)
"Turn Around"
(2012)

"Vegas Girl" is a song by British singer Conor Maynard from his debut studio album, Contrast. It was released as the album's second single as a digital download on 22 July 2012. The song was written and produced by The Invisible Men with additional production from Parker & James and was also written by Conor Maynard, Dion Wardle and Scott Thomas. It was also viewed on MTV Push.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Vegas Girl" was first released onto YouTube on 24 June 2012 at a total length of three minutes and forty seconds. Filmed in New York, the video was directed by Travis Kopach.

It begins with Maynard meeting a girl who is wearing a T-shirt that reads "Vegas Girl" he takes a picture of her and tweets it asking his followers if they have seen her throughout the videos various females wearing the same Tshirt are shown.[1]

The song also features a sampling of A.R. Rahman’s track ‘Urvasi Urvasi’ from the 1994 hit Tamil movie ‘Kadhalan’.

Critical reception[edit]

Robert Copsey of Digital Spy gave the song a positive review stating:

"I'll knock you down like you're Keri/ Forget your name like Rihanna," he insists over slick urban-light beats with a voice that will undoubtedly draw comparisons to Justin Timberlake. The obvious clichés are all present and correct ("Roll the dice, I've got your number/ Hit the jackpot underneath the cover"), but he gets away with it, if only for his homage halfway through to Tequila, Tequila Tequila... 3/5 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Vegas Girl" 2:51
2. "Vegas Girl" (Wideboys Edit) 3:54
3. "Vegas Girl" (Tortuga Remix) 4:07
4. "Marvins Room" 3:32

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 75
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 7
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 63
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 22
Japan (Billboard Japan Hot 100)[7] 17
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 55
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 5
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 4
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 11
US Pop Songs (Billboard) [11] 27

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[12] 199

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 22 July 2012 Digital Download Parlophone

References[edit]

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