Sia today premieres the music video for her single “Chandelier” on Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show on ElvisDuran.com and VEVO globally. Click here to watch it now. The video stars an incredibly compelling dance performance by Maddie Zeigler (age 11) of the Lifetime Television show “Dance Moms.” The video was directed by Sia and Daniel Askill and shot in Los Angeles at the old Herald Examiner building in downtown LA.
Comments Sia on the video: “Very proud of the gifted Maddie Ziegler, an incredible crew, choreographer Ryan Heffington, cinematographer Sebastian Wintero and my brilliant co-director Daniel Askill. Together we shared a beautiful day, and created something we are all very proud of. Here are the fruits.”
“Chandelier” is the first song released from Sia’s forthcoming sixth studio album, 1000 FORMS OF FEAR, due out this summer. “Chandelier” was written by Sia and Jesse Shatkin and produced by her longtime collaborator Greg Kurstin, along with Shatkin.
Sia recently launched her #siaselfie campaign where fans can upload their own photo and have their face within Sia’s iconic blonde bob. Visit http://www.siaselfie.com.
An astonishingly prolific hit maker and songwriter, Sia has penned several monster hits over the last few years. In 2013 alone, she’s crafted songs for pop icons including Rihanna (“Diamonds”), Katy Perry (“Double Rainbow”), Britney Spears (“Perfume”), Beyoncé (“Pretty Hurts”) and Celine Dion, as well as working with Diplo, The Weeknd, Kylie Minogue, Angel Haze, and executive producing label mate Brooke Candy’s forthcoming album. Sia is also the featured vocalist on some of the most massive hits she has written for others including “Titanium” with David Guetta, “Beautiful Pain” with Eminem, and “Wild Ones” with Flo Rida. Her most recent release is her hit single “Elastic Heart” from “The Hunger Games Soundtrack” written by Sia featuring The Weeknd and Diplo. She also served as executive producer of Brooke Candy’s EP entitled Opulence.