“Everything I’m Not” is the second single released in 2005 from The Veronicas’ album The Secret Life of…. It reached #7 on the ARIA Singles Charts and has been certified Gold (over 35,000 units shipped).
The song is also featured in the trailer to the 2007 live-action Bratz film.
The “Everything I’m Not” music video featured The Veronicas singing with their band while trashing a car of an ex-boyfriend, apparently named Ryan, for cheating on Lisa by painting and smashing the car with paint buckets while the ex-boyfriend looked on from a video camera. When it’s too much for the ex-boyfriend to handle, he drops his cell phone on the ground. In the end, it seems like the police catch them doing it and they slam down the camera, smashing the ex-boyfriend’s chances of seeing his car for the final time.
“You Ruin Me” is a song by Australian pop duo The Veronicas from their self-titled third studio album. Produced by DNA, the recording is the lead single from the album and their first musical release since “Lolita” in 2012. The track, which was released on 19 September 2014, was co-written by Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci along with The Veronicas’ twins Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso.
On 5 September 2014, the duo teased the release of “You Ruin Me” with a 50-second video clip of the twins wearing white and pink tutus, and performing a series of ballet inspired poses beneath a tunnel in Downtown Los Angeles. The song was sent to mainstream radio on 11 September 2014 and was released digitally and physically on 19 September 2014. The CD single contained a remix of the song by Josh Katz.
“When It All Falls Apart” is the third single released from The Veronicas’ debut album The Secret Life of… on 21 March 2006. It has been certified Gold for sales over 35,000 units in Australia. “When It All Falls Apart” charted within the ARIA Top 20 for 14 weeks. It was to be released in the UK as their first single in March 2007, but was later canceled. Their first official UK single is now to be “Untouched”. The song was recorded in Simlish and is featured in the The Sims 2 expansion pack Seasons.
The music video for “When It All Falls Apart” features The Veronicas waking up in their home to a party they had the night before. While cleaning they have flashbacks of the party to show their house got trashed, having a crocodile going around the house. At the end of their video they sit outside and sing the rest of their song. It appears like they’re sitting in Director chairs outside their house in the end.
“Untouched” is a song by Australian recording group The Veronicas, which is featured on their second studio album Hook Me Up (2007). The song was written by Jessica and Lisa Origliasso, and Toby Gad and was produced by Gad as well. It was released as the second single from the band’s album in Australia on 10 December 2007, and the first single in the UK and US.
“Untouched” received generally positive reviews from music critics, which applauded the departure from their previous music, with some highlighting it as the album’s standout track and comparing it to the work of Pink and Avril Lavigne. The song was commercially successful worldwide, as the song reached number seventeen on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group’s only top twenty there and was known as their breakthrough single. The song also peaked at number eight in the UK, number two in their native Australia, number nine in New Zealand and at number one in Ireland. The song was certified platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling over one million shipments there.
An accompanying music video was released for the single, directed by Anthony Rose, where it was shot in Sydney, Australia. The video starts with a lot of pictures in the hallway. The video received generally positive reviews, having over 37 million hits on YouTube, remaining the group’s highest viewing video. The song was featured in 90210 and then in Hellcats and also featured in EA Sports game, FIFA 09. The song has also been nominated for different awards, being nominated for Highest Selling Single at the ARIA Music Awards and nominated for Favorite Song at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards.
“This Love” is a dance-rock song written by Toby Gad and at that time-unknown pop singer Kesha, produced by Gad for The Veronicas second album Hook Me Up (2007). It was released as the album’s third single in Australia as a digital download on 30 March 2008 and CD single 14 April 2008.
Its lyrics describe a long distance relationship, and how they won’t give up on the relationship and love while they’re apart from each other. The song became a top ten hit in Australia and top twenty hit in New Zealand, peaking at number ten and fourteen respectively. Allmusic calls “This Love” “an utterly charming dance-rock confection that, in its last minute, abruptly unleashes a euphoric synthesizer countermelody whose nod to a-ha’s ‘Take on Me’ is unmissable.” The song is synth based with an 808 based drum beat.
“Take Me on the Floor” is a song by The Veronicas from their second album Hook Me Up. It was released to radio stations as their second single in the United States on 24 March 2009. The song was used in promotional ads for the 2008 season of Australia’s Dancing with the Stars. A remix of Take Me on the Floor has been made by Pitbull.
The song was written by Toby Gad, Jessica Origliasso and Lisa Origliasso. Several lines of “Take Me on the Floor”, specifically “I wanna kiss a girl, I wanna kiss a girl, I wanna kiss a boy”, caused some controversy for its portrayal of sexuality. The video also stirred up controversy, as it depicts kissing scenes between girls. Lisa states “Yeah, I reckon there’s a sexual undertone to that song, but when we were writing it we were thinking about having fun, going to a club, being on the dancefloor. You can interpret it how you like.”
“Revolution” is a pop rock song and the fourth single written and produced by Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida for The Veronicas’ debut album The Secret Life of… (2005). On 7 August 2006, in conjunction with their ‘The Revolution Tour’ of Australia, which commenced on 4 August 2006. It was a modest success in Australia, peaking at eighteen in the ARIA Charts. The “Revolution” video features footage from The Veronicas’ Brisbane concert in August, 2006, and also shows some footage shot backstage and of fans in the crowd.
“Popular” is a song recorded by Australian duo The Veronicas for their second studio album Hook Me Up (2007). Produced by Toby Gad, it was released as the album’s final single on October 11, 2008 as a digital download. Written by The Veronicas’ twin sisters, Lisa Origliasso and Jessica Origliasso, together with Beni Barca and Gad, it was recorded in Los Angeles, California. The electropop track pokes fun at people with privileged lifestyles.
“Popular” received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised the fun lyrics and named it a highlight of the album. The recording was released to radio in the week of 12 October 2008, and peaked at number eleven on the Australian Airplay Charts.
“Lolita” is a song recorded by Australian duo The Veronicas, released on 27 July 2012. It was written by The Veronicas’ Jessica Origliasso and Lisa Origliasso, together with Laura Pergolizzi and Toby Gad, while production was handled by Gad. The song was released as the lead single for what was meant to be their third studio album Life on Mars. However, due to complications with their label Warner Bros. Records the album was shelved. They were subsequently signed to Sony Music and the album was retitled The Veronicas, but “Lolita” did not appear on the record.
“Lolita” is inspired by the Vladimir Nabokov novel of the same name and explores the themes of power play in intimate relationships between people who differ in age and sex. The track was received positively by critics who praised the dark recording. “Lolita” charted in Australia at number twenty three on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold.
The accompanying music video for “Lolita” was directed by Spencer Susser and features Lisa and Jessica leading an army of masked individuals to attack an alien. To promote the track, The Veronicas performed on various television and radio programs in Australia.
“Leave Me Alone” is a pop rock song written by Josh Alexander, Jessica Origliasso, Lisa Origliasso and Billy Steinberg, produced by Alexander and Steinberg for The Veronicas’ debut album The Secret Life of… (2005).
The single debuted at number seventy on the ARIA charts. It eventually reached a higher position of number forty-one. “Leave Me Alone” was released as the fifth and final single from The Secret Life of… and coincided with the release of their live album, Exposed… The Secret Life of The Veronicas on 2 December. No music video was produced for the release of the single.