By Evan Minske r. September 24, 2015 Dr. Luke and Max Martin originally wrote Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" with Pink in mind but she turned it down. Sia originally did Satisfied, Under the Milky Way, Blackbird, Paranoid Android and other songs. 1 on Billboard Japan Hot 100 on 21 March 2016. If you thought “Chandelier” was Sia’s most powerful anthem, you need to hear her new song, “Alive.” The track is the first single from the Australian singer’s forthcoming album, “This Is … The English star replied: "Yeah, but can you take my vocal off it because I don't want my vocal floating around out there on a demo. The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry. The pop star has released "Alive," the lead single from her upcoming album "This is Acting," which she originally wrote for the Grammy winner. It's fun. It's more like play-acting. [7], On 22 September 2015, Sia posted a tweet on Twitter which hinted that the single would be released on 25 September. She said, "This beautiful young man … had said that he had had a tough life, but he was like, 'I'm still breathing.' In September 2015, Sia confirmed that This Is Acting's lead single "Alive" would be released later that month and was originally written for Adele. 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Sia shares a co-writing credit with producer Greg Kurstin on the track. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, The song works perfectly with the theme of the album, as the title stems from Sia creating songs not necessarily meant for herself. Sia releases Alive, Adele's co-written track Sia releases Alive, Adele's co-written track. Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are? In addition to Shatkin, Sia also worked with longtime collaborator/producer Greg Kurstin on … "Alive" was released on 25 September 2015. "It's about [Adele's] life, so I now sing a song from [Adele's] perspective," she told Slovenian news outlet. "Her manager said, 'We want 'Diamonds.'" Sia has performed the song multiple times on camera, including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Saturday Night Live, and The X Factor. Sia revealed in an interview with Ryan Seacrest that she wrote down that line after hearing it from Heverly. 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