Label: Capitol Records - 509992 29139 2 0 • Format: CD Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Pop • Style: Pop Rock
It was produced by Butch Walkerand released on January 12, as the album's third single. The song peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot chart, becoming the album's only single to fail to reach the Top 20 in the United States, and peaked at number 27 in the United Kingdom.
There are two music videos released for the song. The first was released in and featured Perry in two different rooms, black and white, and was directed by a friend of hers.
The second was the commercial release in which was set in the s and featured Perry playing a woman who lost her lover, a soldier played by Matt Dallasin battle during World War II. The song was included in the international soundtrack to India, a Love Storya Brazilian telenovela, and became most successful in Brazil. According to digital 9 Milli Brothers - Ghostface Killah - Fishscale music published at Musicnotes.
Perry describes her former lover as "perfection" and feels disgusted with herself when she kisses her current boyfriend, calling him second best in comparison. Writing for BBC MusicLizzie Ennever exalted her vocal performance while commenting that the song possesses "edge" and "rawness" that, according to Ennever, are characteristic of the "real [Perry]".
Giving it three stars out of five, he wrote: "So does she succeed? Well, certainly not for want of trying. Jon Caramanica of The New York Times favored the song's production, God Save The Queen (Symphony) - Sex Pistols - The Great Rock N Roll Swindle that Perry works better with melody and emotion.
He contrasted the song—which he described as "gently and compellingly angry"—with Perry's singles of sexual themes, and concluded that "feeling deeply is shocking enough". In the United States, "Thinking of You" attained moderate success. Three weeks later,  it entered the primary Hot chart at number 79;  having climbed to number 50 in the following week. It rose fifteen spots one week after, giving the track the title of "Greatest Digital Gainer" for that chart issue.
Following a chart progression of 34—  44—  51—  55—  67—  68—  84,  it left the chart at number 91 on the May 9 chart issue.
Internationally, commercial outcomes for "Thinking of You" were likewise modest. In Europe, the song received moderate success. The song debuted at number 63 on the UK Singles Chart. After seven weeks on the chart, the song peaked at number The song peaked at 38 on the Irish Singles Chart. In France, the song was much more successful, debuting at number 11 on the singles Silly Girl - Caviar Featuring Ronnie Canada - Never Stop Loving You, and stayed in the charts for 32 weeks.
In Brazil the song peaked at number 1 and stayed there Thinking Of You - Katy Perry - One Of The Boys several weeks, partly due to the use of the song in the Emmy -winning soap opera India — A Love Story. The single stayed in the charts for six weeks. The Thinking Of You - Katy Perry - One Of The Boys did not chart in New Zealand, becoming Perry's only single not to chart there.
The first music video was released in and surfaced on YouTube in May The video features Perry Thinking Of You - Katy Perry - One Of The Boys two rooms: a white room in which Perry is happily in a relationship and a dark room with an unhappy Perry showing signs of regret.
In the dark room, Perry smokes a cigarette as a man dressed in a suit sits beside her. Soon after, another woman enters and pushes Perry off to the side. Back in the white room, Perry sips red wine as her lover undresses beside her, while Perry's hands are wet with blood and there is blood on the bedsheets. The video ends with the revelation that Perry stabbed her lover in the white room in the back, as she sings tearfully while covered in blood before the shot spans to the side, showing the knife on the floor.
The video uses a cross-cutting technique that compares Waltz No. 7 In C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2 - Van Cliburn, Chopin* - My Favorite Chopin two relationships.
Perry stated that the aim of Tasha Thomas - The Unexpected Experience Of Michael D.
Tippet In An Unspecified Part Of San Francisc video was never to get a commercial releasebut that it is just a simple video "made by a friend". Perry revealed on her blog that she had already started filming a second and official music video in the first week of Decemberdirected by Melina Matsoukas.
The video premiered exclusively on iTunes on December 23, Perry is clearly unhappy with her new partner and longs for her deceased lover as she looks at a photograph of him. Perry reminisces back to a bicycle ride with him, and looks out of her window to see a vision of the two of Thinking Of You - Katy Perry - One Of The Boys laughing outside.
Perry's current boyfriend approaches her and kisses her while she remembers a picnic with her former lover, as well as a trip to a lake. In another flashback, Perry slow dances with her former lover at a bar before emotionally waving goodbye to him before he goes to war.
While Perry's new love kisses her, she imagines her old lover at a battlefield, being shot and clutching his chest. In another scene, Perry is tearfully applying makeup and putting on a funeral veil, and in another she is opening a letter informing her that her boyfriend has died in battle.
After applying dark makeup and dressed in funeral attire, Perry walks out of her house to attend her dead lover's funeral. Credits adapted from One of the Boys album liner notes.
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