Vincent (Sarah Connor song)

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"Vincent"
Sarah Connor - Vincent.png
Single by Sarah Connor
from the album Herz Kraft Werke
Released5 April 2019 (2019-04-05)
Format
GenrePop
Length4:43
LabelPolydor
Songwriter(s)
Sarah Connor singles chronology
"Augen auf"
(2016)
"Vincent"
(2019)

"Vincent" is a song by German singer Sarah Connor, released on 5 April 2019 by Polydor Records as the lead single from her upcoming tenth studio album Herz Kraft Werke.[1][2] It was released along with the album announcement. Connor co-wrote the song with Peter Plate and Ulf Sommer.

Background[edit]

Connor wrote the track after hearing from a mother that her teenage son had come out as gay.[3] She said that the song "stands symbolically for all boys and girls in puberty, in search of orientation and identity".[3] The name is fictitious.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Idolator called the track a "soaring pop anthem".[5]

Promotion[edit]

Connor announced the track on her Instagram in early April.[6]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 2
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 9
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarah Connor ist mit neuer Single zurück". 20 Minuten (in German). 6 April 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Sarah Connor verrät Albumtitel". mix1.de (in German). 15 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Sarah Connor – Vincent (Album "Kraftwerk" erscheint am 31.05.2019)". Radio VHR (in German). 6 April 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Die emotionale Botschaft hinter ihrem neuen Song 'Vincent'". Gala (in German). 5 April 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  5. ^ Wass, Mike (5 April 2019). "The Drop: Your Guide To New Music Friday Featuring CYN, Yuna & MAX". Idolator. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Sarah Connor singt neuen Song unter der Dusche". Bild (in German). 4 April 2019. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Sarah Connor – Vincent" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Sarah Connor – Vincent". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Sarah Connor – Vincent". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 17 June 2019.