Attention (Charlie Puth) String Quartet Arrangement
for Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello.
Key : E min (Original key in E flat minor is also available, email us if you need the original key)
Duration : 3’15”
“Attention” is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Charlie Puth. Written and produced by Puth, with additional songwriting by Jacob Kasher, the song was released on April 21, 2017 by Atlantic Records, as the lead single from Puth’s upcoming second studio album Voice Notes. It is a midtempo pop rock song with elements of ’80s soft-soul and funk. Throughout the song, the singer realizes that his partner only wants to be around him for attention and other ulterior motives instead of loving him for who he is. It is in the key of E♭ minor with a tempo of 100 beats per minute. Puth’s vocal span from E♭3 to B4.
The original idea of “Attention” began to develop in 2016 when Charlie started to record bits of the song while he was on tour in Japan Puth premiered the song in an immersive music exhibit in Los Angeles called The Attention Room on April 19 The pop-up installation features an LED infinity tunnel and is designed to replicate the brain’s reaction to receiving attention. Two days later, “Attention” was officially released as the lead single of Puth’s second studio album.
The song’s music video was released on April 24. The single has since attained top 10 peaks in more than ten countries, including France, Lebanon, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the Philippines, and the United States.
The music video has over 310 million views on YouTube as of August 6, 2017. The song has been used on its first day of release in a popular Snapchat filter. Puth performed “Attention” live for the first time on The Voice on May 10, 2017. He also performed it on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on May 18, 2017.