"Wide Awake" is a Katy Perry single released in 2012. The single was released May 22, 2012 via Capitol Records as the second and final single from Teenage Dream: The Complete Connection, a re-release of Perry's third studio album, Teenage Dream. The song was well acclaimed by music critics, many of whom gave the maturity of Perry as a reason for citing. The song hit number 1 in several countries, including Canada, Poland, New Zealand, and Australia, while it peaked at number 2 in the United States. The single is among a string of hits by Perry. It is an electronic song about moving on and taking hardships when breaking up.