It was produced by Tedder, with co-production by Kutzle and Zancanella. The song was released on November 19, as the album's third single in the United States, and as its overall fourth single. Its popularity was increased by its use in various films, television series and advertisements. The single was a commercial success, peaking at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot and eventually being certified multi-platinum, as well as reaching the top twenty of other music charts across Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The song has sold over 3 million copies in the US as of January Critical reception of "Good Life" was generally positive. This song is unique in that the band recorded various radio versions of this song for different cities and states.
It was released as the album's second single on June 14, The song has been one of the band's most successful singles, reaching number one in many countries including Canada and the United Kingdom, number two in the United States, and top ten in 20 countries. It has sold over 1 million copies in the United Kingdom. The song's accompanying music video, directed by James Lees, features the band performing in the ground floor of a building beneath an ongoing church congregation on the upper floor. Ryan Tedder stated that "'Counting Stars' came about [in August ] as an idea. It was probably the most versions of any song[ He also called it "one of [his] two favorite songs on the [ Native ] album". I was in the middle of working on my most recent album with OneRepublic, Native , and during that time I was determined not to work with any other artists.
My wife is living proof that they CAN be worth it. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier. Cool Nicknames for Guys. I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit. He is always going to be the vulnerable, tired, needy one in our relationship and I don't feel like a doormat for being the one who provides that support and love to him anymore.
Mormonism is a big thing for those who follow the faith, so Sundays and the occasional event depending on how much she does extra might distract her. And I learned how freeing that is. It hurts me the most when my kids ask me why they haven't see daddy in days.