Counting Stars by OneRepublic
"Counting Stars" is a song by American pop rock band OneRepublic from their third studio album, Native. The song was written by lead singer Ryan Tedder, and it was produced by Tedder and Noel Zancanella. It was released as the album's third single on June 14, 2013 in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Show video tutorial!
About the Artist
OneRepublic is an American, self-proclaimed "genreless" band from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins, the band achieved success on MySpace, becoming the most prominent un-signed act on the website. They signed onto Mosley Music Group in 2006, and released their debut album, Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. OneRepublic made radio history when with their first single, "Apologize" received the largest amount of airplay in history with 10,331 plays in one week, the record only being broken again by Bleeding Love, a song Tedder also wrote himself. The remix version, featured on Timbaland's album Shock Value was a massive hit internationally, reaching number-one in sixteen countries and gaining 10 million downloads (the largest number of digital downloads for any song to date) subsequently earning them a Grammy nod. The band also achieved national success with their second single, "Stop and Stare". Dreaming Out Loud was certified gold in the United States, Austria, Australia and Canada. The band's second album, Waking Up, was released on November 17, 2009.