The song serves as the album's official first single second overall internationally on June 20, Musically, "San Francisco" is an uptempo pop song which relies on electropop and dance-pop styles with influences of music from the s. The song's lyrics are an ode to the city of San Francisco in Northern California. The song was officially released in the UK for download on July 4, The song reached the top fifteen in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.
Unlike previous singles from the group, it failed to make any impact on the pop charts in the United Kingdom, peaking at number sixty-four. The song's accompanying music video sees Horler leading a group of dancers Dont Stop Me Now - Queen - Greatest Hits I II & III (The Platinum Collection) as modern-day hippies to an underground party.
The song also has influences from s music - in particular, it makes reference to Scott McKenzie's song by the same namein one lyric that says, "where you've got flowers in your hair". The song is set in common timeand has a moderate tempo of beats per minute.
The song's composition has received notability from critics for its similar composition to Katy Perry's song " California Gurls ". Jon O'Brien of AllMusic Guide seemed unimpressed with the song, noting "that their ability to borrow from the biggest pop songs of the year remains as shameless as ever.
The song peaked at number eleven seven weeks later, and remained on the charts for seven more weeks after that. The single was less successful in other countries, peaking at number sixteen in Bulgaria,  number forty in Slovakia, and number sixty-four in the United Kingdom. Cascada shot the video for the song on March 26 thalong with the video for " Au Revoir ". Both videos were directed by Lisa Mann and choreographed by Luther Brown.
The video for the song premiered on May 6, one month before its official release. It was shot in Toronto, Canada, and was, according to their YouTube description of the music video, an expensive production. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Who Sampled. Retrieved 10 July Retrieved GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 20 March Dutch San Francisco (Frisco Remix) - Cascada - San Francisco Single Top Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry.
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