Victorious (Panic! at the Disco song)

"Victorious" is a song by American rock band Panic! at the Disco released as the second single from the band's fifth studio album, Death of a Bachelor, on September 29, 2015 by Fueled by Ramen and DCD2.[7] The song was written by Brendon Urie, Christopher J Baran, Mike Viola, White Sea, Jake Sinclair, Alex DeLeon, and Rivers Cuomo and was produced by Urie and Sinclair. A music video for the song was released on YouTube on November 13, 2015.[8] Notably, "Victorious" was the band's first single in almost 10 years to chart on Billboard Pop Songs chart, since 2006's "I Write Sins Not Tragedies".

"Victorious"
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Single by Panic! at the Disco
from the album Death of a Bachelor
ReleasedSeptember 29, 2015
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length2:59
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Jake Sinclair
  • Brendon Urie[6]
Panic! at the Disco singles chronology
"Hallelujah"
(2015)
"Victorious"
(2015)
"Emperor's New Clothes"
(2015)
Death of a Bachelor track listing
11 tracks
  1. "Victorious"
  2. "Don't Threaten Me with a Good Time"
  3. "Hallelujah"
  4. "Emperor's New Clothes"
  5. "Death of a Bachelor"
  6. "Crazy=Genius"
  7. "LA Devotee"
  8. "Golden Days"
  9. "The Good, the Bad and the Dirty"
  10. "House of Memories"
  11. "Impossible Year"

Music videoEdit

The music video for "Victorious" was released onto Fueled by Ramen's official YouTube page on November 13, 2015. It was directed by Brandon Dermer. The video depicts Panic! at the Disco's lead vocalist Brendon Urie in a boxing match against a large brute, and winning. Having lost his self-esteem, he becomes the victor in a number of situations including not calling his ex-girlfriend, helping an elderly lady across the street, and despite losing a dodgeball game, taking home a young lady. As of July 2019, the music video has surpassed 64 million views.[9]

In pop cultureEdit

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Brendon Urie, Christopher J. Baran, Mike Viola, White Sea, Jake Sinclair, Alex DeLeon, Rivers Cuomo[10].

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Victorious"2:59

ChartsEdit

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[11] 11
US Alternative Digital Songs (Billboard)[12] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 89
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[14] 30
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[15] 31
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[16] 7
US Rock Digital Songs (Billboard)[17] 3

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[18] Gold 40,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[19] Silver 200,000 
United States (RIAA)[20] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release historyEdit

United States October 1, 2015 Alternative radio Fueled by Ramen
February 2, 2016 Mainstream radio

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Panic! At the Disco Releases New Record".
  2. ^ Graff, Gary (January 14, 2016). "Listening Room: Panic! at the Disco, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Brothers Osborne, Hank Williams Jr. and more..." The Oakland Press. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  3. ^ Goodman, Jessica (January 15, 2016). "Panic! At The Disco's 'Death of a Bachelor'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  4. ^ Gardner, Elysa (January 15, 2016). "Panic! At The Disco!'s Urie does it his way on 'Death Of A Bachelor'". USA Today. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  5. ^ Story, Hannah (January 11, 2016). "Panic At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor". theMusic.com.au. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  6. ^ 89x Detroit Interview with Brendon Urie. YouTube. September 19, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  7. ^ "Panic! at the Disco Announce "Victorious" and Tease Release Date - Fuse". Fuse.tv. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  8. ^ Spanos, Brittany (2015-11-13). "Watch Panic! at the Disco's Celebratory 'Victorious' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  9. ^ "Panic! At The Disco: Victorious [OFFICIAL VIDEO". YouTube. 2015-11-13. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  10. ^ Death of a Bachelor (Booklet). Panic! at the Disco. Fueled by Ramen/DCD2. 2016. 7567-86667-3.CS1 maint: others (link)
  11. ^ "Panic at the Disco Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard.
  12. ^ "Billboard Rock Digital Songs : October 17, 2015". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  13. ^ "Panic at the Disco Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  14. ^ "Panic at the Disco Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Panic at the Disco Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  16. ^ "Panic at the Disco Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard.
  17. ^ "Billboard Rock Digital Songs : October 17, 2015". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  18. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Panic! At the Disco – Victorious". Music Canada.
  19. ^ "British single certifications – Panic! At the Disco – Victorious". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved March 1, 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Victorious in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  20. ^ "American single certifications – Panic! At the Disco – Victorious". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 5, 2017. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.