David Sides playing a piano cover of “Umbrella” by Rihanna & Jay-Z. This song is available on iTunes: itunes.apple.com Song Description: “Umbrella” is a song by Barbadian R&B singer Rihanna, featuring a rap verse by rapper Jay-Z. The song was written by The-Dream, Christopher Stewart, Kuk Harrell and Jay-Z, and was produced by Stewart. It was released as the lead single for Rihanna’s third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad. The track was released worldwide on March 29, 2007, and since its release, “Umbrella” has been covered by many artists worldwide and became a zeitgeist hit in pop culture. The song has also achieved commercial success by topping charts in Australia, Canada, Germany, France, the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as reaching the top ten in many other countries. Following a successful chart performance worldwide and a positive reception from critics, the song is listed number three on the 100 Best Songs of 2007 published by Rolling Stone magazine. In 2008, “Umbrella” earned Rihanna and Jay-Z a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in addition to receiving nominations for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. In the United Kingdom it is deemed an iconic song and was one of the most played songs on radio in the 2000s. It managed to stay at number one in the UK for 10 weeks, the longest run at number one for any single of that decade. Lyrics: Ahuh Ahuh (Yea Rihanna) Ahuh Ahuh (Good girl gone …
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