Scream (song)

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"Scream"
Single by Usher
from the album Looking 4 Myself
ReleasedApril 26, 2012
FormatCD single, digital download
GenreElectropop, dance-pop
Length3:54
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)Max Martin, Shellback, Savan Kotecha, Usher Raymond
Producer(s)Max Martin, Shellback
Usher singles chronology
"Climax"
(2012)
"Scream"
(2012)
"Lemme See"
(2012)

"Scream" is a song by American singer Usher. It was released from the album Looking 4 Myself (2012). The song was released on April 26, 2012 as a digital download.

It was written by Max Martin, Shellback, Savan Kotecha, and Usher. It was produced by Max Martin and Shellback. This was the same group who wrote and produced Usher's 2010 single "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love". "Scream" is an electropop song. It has dance-pop beats. The song talks about sexual situations. Many music critics called it a "club song". They also said that it is similar to Usher's older songs.

The song was given positive reviews from music critics. Many liked the musical instruments on the song. It debuted at number 70 on the US Hot 100 chart. It also debuted at number 32 on the Pop Songs chart. It then reached number 10 on the Hot 100. The song was very successful in Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Scotland, and Australia. Usher promoted the song by performing it live several times. He performed the song at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.

Track listing[change | change source]

  • US digital download[1]
  1. "Scream" – 3:54
  • Ireland and UK Digital download[2][3]
  1. "Scream" – 3:55
  2. "Climax" (Kaskade Remix) – 6:38
  1. "Scream" – 3:55
  2. "Climax" (Mike D Remix) - 4:20


Charts[change | change source]

Release history[change | change source]

Country Date Format
Worldwide April 27, 2012 Digital download[1]
United States May 1, 2012 Mainstream and rhythmic radio[53][54]
Germany June 1, 2012 CD single[4]
Ireland[2] June 1, 2012 Digital download
United Kingdom[55] June 3, 2012
United States June 18, 2012 Adult contemporary radio[56]

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