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Background[ edit ] " "Paper Planes" is my underdog song and it's about the underdog and it's when I felt like an underdog, but it's become the biggest song. It was recorded at the artist's home in Bedford—Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and in London where it includes kids from Brixton singing on the chorus; the song was one of the last written for Kala, recorded soon after she regained entry to the US.
I was going to get patties at my local and just thinking that really the worst thing that anyone can say [to someone these days] is some shit like: So in the song I say "All I wanna do is [sound of gun shooting and reloading, cash register opening] and take your money.
It's up to you how you want to interpret. Gun sounds are a part of our culture as an everyday thing. If you have a problem with it, go and talk to the people who were shooting at me.
But, really, it could be a much bigger idea: Selling weapons and the companies that manufacture guns — that's probably the biggest moneymaker in the world. Davis of MTV in April that not talking about her experiences in her songs would disqualify her as an artist, noting that "the other point I was making referencing the violence I had seen in Sri Lanka is, if we're going to invest so much money in creating wars around the world, that's quite a given thing.
If you've seen somebody get shot and if you've seen a bomb go off, then you've given me total access to talk about it — because you've made that a part of my life. I didn't ask for nobody to bomb my schoolbut if they did, I would have the right to talk about it.
And if people are uncomfortable, then they should think twice before they go off and hit random buildings. A has expressed surprise at the song's wide commercial success, telling Rolling Stone in October"I always took pride in being a little underground — it really is a very unlikely record to cross over.
But not being so. Because, by the time you've finished working a hour shift, you're so tired you just want to get home to the family. She joked to Spin in December that the song "could be a rip-off of " Like a Virgin " but you'd never know because I'm that out of tune", adding that recording the song downtempo and departing from the denser compositions on the rest of the album was a risk she was willing to take.
Ben Thomson of The Guardian, citing Jon Hassell and cultural theorist Hillel Schwartz 's observations about the political implications of African folk music's genesis and sampling music in the urban west, comments on sampling in the context of the song and its aims, stating "sampling is what imperialists did when they colonised 'undeveloped' lands, calling theft 'development'.
Sampling is [also] what ghettoised colonies do in revolt against property laws wired around them. The single was released via 7digital on 11 February and on iTunes on 12 February. This remix was previously uploaded to M.
After dates in Asia,  she returned to America for a series of shows in October and November,  before ending the year with concerts in the UK.
Money Tour with further dates in North America, although the planned European leg of the tour was eventually cancelled. This led to a standoff with security. A responded to Eliscu in an interview that although the success of "Paper Planes" may have led to increased interest in her work contributing to the packed out tent, she did not think "any one song is my perfect moment" and of her performance at the festival she noted "I don't think I'd ever be able to do something like that again, because it was my moment.
The American rapper Kanye Westwho had wanted to collaborate with M. His interest in the song culminated in the recording of the track " Swagga Like Us ".
Let's never question her standing in hip-hop. Saya " at the 81st Academy Awards ceremony a few days later. Not bad going for a few minutes' work on a night when you'd planned to have a baby anyway. In a track-by-track review for Kala, Eric Grandy of The Stranger noted that the song contained more conceptual layers, musical information, and lyrical self-reference than seemingly possible in a three-and-a-half minute pop song, saying it was "the standout track" on an album full of contenders, Kala's "most exciting synthesis of the political and the pop" and its chorus, "a sly, funny acknowledgement of the economics behind M.
Describing the song as "soft, soaring", he added that the song's The Clash sample was the clearest indication of where M.
And when you do, and realise it's a dead-eyed skit on ruthless business practices, it just multiplies the queasy power of the song". The song placed number 17 on the Triple J Hottest of in Australia, becoming available for download and radio airplay in the country upon the release of Kala that year.
That gunfire-and-cash-registers hook was stuck in your head for weeks after seeing the Pineapple Express trailer or, uh, Slum-dog Millionaire in Singles", — The Top Singles of s decade. In Octoberthe magazine placed it at number 15 on its list " Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years". Covers and use in media[ edit ] The song has been covered by multiple artists including Rihanna leftand appeared in numerous media, including films by Danny Boyle and Michael Moore centre and right.
The song has been covered, sampled and remixed by various artists as well as being used by a range of media.
Canadian band Holy Fuckan opening act on the People vs.
Money Tour, created a remix of "Paper Planes" that leaked online on February Barbadian singer Rihanna has covered the song in live performances and "Paper Planes" has been performed by Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya as his own rendition "Tengazako".There are certain things every dad should pass on to their children - learning how to make paper airplanes is one of them.
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With (same kind and condition as green paper) Yellow paper I made paper airplane without wing flaps and with Green paper I made paper airplane with wing flaps. First, I test the Yellow airplane, which is without flaps and measure the distance (repeat this four times).
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You should, therefore, limit the length of your story to what is. To find out, we will talk about the science behind flying a paper plane and the different forces that get a paper plane to fly and land. These same forces apply to real airplanes, too. A force is something that pushes or pulls on something else.
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