It’s been five years since Post Malone dropped an absolute banger on us. Congratulations is the 5thsingle number from his debut studio album named Stoney (2016). This jumpy song conveys a beautiful message about personal success. Congratulations was released on January 23, 2017, on YouTube. As of March 2022, the video has over 1.4 billion views.
The song revolves around the topic of success and reminds people who doubt you in the beginning but come around when you actually make it. Congratulations was released as the 5th single number from rapper Malone’s debut studio album “Stoney”.
How to Download Post Malone – Congratulations ft. Quavo
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The Song Review
The song was a major commercial success. It peaked at number eight on Billboard Hot 100. The song was Post Malone’s second major hit following “White Iverson”. The song was also certified Diamond by RIAA with all combined sales and streaming sales of about 11 million units in the United States. It was a major breakthrough for Post Malone. Furthermore, the song was top 10 in several countries.
The song was certified Gold in France and Germany. Moreover, it was certified Platinum in Australia, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Critics at Medium said that; “Variation is the spice of life and Post Malone uses a lot of it”. Washington post added; “Post Malone ends Posty fest with the trio of his biggest hits “Rock Star”, “White Iverson”, and “Congratulations”. Post Malone, for sure can nail any song. These songs are the paramount pieces of his career.
Congratulations – the Music Video
The music video is exactly what you would expect from a song titled “Congratulations”. The music video starts with Post Malone and Quavo hanging out in the Studio, then the beat kicks in. The song features some producers of the song and a lot of lovely people having the best time of their life. The music video is a total confetti fest and Champagne overload. However, most of all, it is an absolute joy to watch. Both Post Malone and Quavo deliver with their verses.
The video gives a very joyous and festive kind of vibe. This vibe can easily light up your day and mind. It can inspire you to be triumphant in all facets of life.
The Song Composition
This lively song is written in the key of F major. The song has a tempo of 110 beats per minute.
Post Malone was severely struggling during his initial music career. He had discovered that people he knew did not believe in him or his achievements. Whereas Post Malone considered music his passion, his acquaintances believed it as a hobby. It was not until he became successful and mainstream the same contacts started returning to him. They would ask for favors and financial loans, forgetting they turned now Post Malone when he needed their help.
The rap about his cars, money boost the wealth that he earned himself. Only he is responsible for Post Malone’s success. The song implies the hurt actions become motivators for the artist to push himself to become where he is now.
Believe in Yourself!
If you believe you have a true talent for art, do not doubt yourself. The road to success is paved with challenges that can be easily mounted if you persevere. Similar to the artist, you will notice the behavioral changes and realize who truly believes in you.