"Wild Ones" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida from his fourth studio album of the same name. The song features vocals by Australian recording artist Sia Furler. It was produced by soFLY & Nius and Axwell, whilst the lyrical content was written by Rida, soFLY & Nius, Sia Furler, Axwell, Jacob Luttrell, Marcus Cooper and Niklaas Vogel-Kern. The engineering and recording of the record was handled by Skylar Mones. Lyrically, the song contracts themes including partying, love and dancing while the musical composition is an uptempo dance-pop song that is influenced by house music and electro house.
It was released as the album's second single and title track on January 9, 2012 in the United States. "Wild Ones" received favorable reviews from critics, which many praised the collaboration with Furler and the pop-vibe from the song. Some critics, however did dismiss the generic production, especially through the year's singles that had been influenced by heavy dance music. It did, however manage to be listed on some year-end lists of 2011. The song received excellent success through global charts, peaking at number one in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and Norway, whilst it peaked inside the top forty in every country chart it charted on. The song peaked at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.
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