“Chandelier” is the lead music video and single by Australian singer-songwriter Sia, released on March 17th 2014 as the first single from her upcoming sixth studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear.
The official music video for “Chandelier” was released on May 6, 2014, and features Maddie Ziegler, who was personally asked to be in the video by Sia. Maddie Ziegler is a part of the hit Lifetime show, Dance Moms. The video was directed by both Sia and Daniel Askell. A teaser trailer of the video was released on May 1, 2014.
“Chandelier” is the first solo single by Sia in four years, following the release of her fifth studio album We Are Born (2010).
Between We Are Born and her upcoming album, Sia “retired” and began co-writing songs for other artists, including Beyoncé (“Pretty Hurts”), Celine Dion (“Loved Me Back to Life”), Flo Rida (“Wild Ones”), David Guetta (“Titanium”), Katy Perry (“Double Rainbow”), Rihanna (“Diamonds”), and Britney Spears (“Perfume”).