OneRepublic - All The Right Moves Music Video and Review

February 12, 2010
OneRepublic - All The Right Moves

"All the Right Moves" is the lead single of OneRepublic from their sophomore album Waking Up, released to mainstream radio on September 29, 2009. and released for digital download on October 6, 2009. It is the band's first single of the album for all countries except Austria and Germany, where "Secrets" serves as the first single from the new album. Frontman Ryan Tedder blogged on his MySpace page that before the song's release as a single, the band had already performed it live a lot. He added, "however the recorded version is quite another animal then what we performed live- it's better, we hope you like it- this might be the most fun energetic song we've ever tackled." A low quality version of the song was published by the band on September 6, 2009, while a higher quality version of the song can be found on their official Myspace page and official band website.

"All The Right Moves" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 58 on the week ending October 24, 2009. Within the next few weeks it fell to #85, but gradually moved back up and reached a new peak of #50 on the week ending January 30, 2010. On January 10, 2010, it entered the UK Singles Chart, reaching #68. After two weeks, on January 24, 2010, it climbed 4 places to reach a new current peak of #26. On January 14, 2010, the single entered the Irish Singles Chart peaking at #29 and on January 28, 2010 the single climbed to a new peak of #5.

"All The Right Moves" official music video was premiered on October 8, 2009 on & The music video, directed by Wayne Isham, features the band playing on a small stage for the performers of a masquerade ball. The band play "All The Right Moves" and the dancers perform to this song. Meanwhile, a small boy collects money (and steals) from the dancers as they move around the floor. Around the bridge of the song, Ryan Tedder plays the piano while singing. Although the song and its style are more modern-time, the dancers, background, and the dance they perform is Edwardian and it has also been described as being Baroque. The band has said that they like to have their music videos abstract so that the song is open to interpretation. You can watch the official music video below.

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