Locked Out of Heaven
Words and music by Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, and Ari Levine / arr. Patrick Moore
Percussion Ensemble Score & Parts
For Mallet Ensemble, Bass Guitar, Timpani, Congas, and Drumset
"Locked Out of Heaven" is the lead single off Unorthodox Jukebox (2012), the second studio album from American singer/songwriter Bruno Mars. A new wave, funk, and reggae rock song about the rapturous feelings brought about by a relationship infused with positive emotions, it was a huge commercial success quickly after its release on October 1, 2012. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks and the Canadian Hot 100 for three consecutive weeks, while also charting inside the Top 10 in 20 countries.