Sia fans have another reason to be thankful: “One Million Bullets,” a soaring new love song from the Australian singer-songwriter off her upcoming album This Is Acting.
Coming on the heels of “Alive” and “Bird Set Free,” “Bullets” starts with a slow burn of piano, drums, and hushed vocals and builds into a sweeping ballad. “I know that I’d take 1 million bullets, babe,” Sia sings. “How many would you take?”
Sia’s next album, her seventh, consists of songs originally penned for other artists.”I’m calling it This Is Acting because they are songs I was writing for other people, so I didn’t go in thinking ‘This is something I would say,’” she told NME in February. “It’s more like play-acting. It’s fun.”
This Is Acting will be released Jan. 29. Listen to “One Million Bullets” below.