Music video by Little Mix performing Change Your Life.
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"Change Your Life" is a song recorded by British girl group Little Mix for their debut studio album, DNA (2012).
It was written by Richard "Biff" Stannard, Tim Powell, Ash Howes and Little Mix, while its production was handled by Stannard and Powell. "Change Your Life" was written while the group were on The X Factor Tour and it was the first song composed for the album. It was written based on the group's experience on The X Factor and their fans. Syco serviced the song, the third single from DNA, to radio stations in the United Kingdom on 5 January 2013. It was released for digital download on 15 February 2013. The song has themes of girl power, perseverance and self-empowerment.
A mid-tempo pop power ballad, "Change Your Life" exhibits the influence of soul and urban contemporary music. Instrumentation includes tumbling R&B piano lines and a pulsating, driving backbeat. The contemporary sound provided by its instrumentation has similarities to several songs produced by Coldplay and Ryan Tedder. "Change Your Life" attracted mixed to positive reviews from critics, most of whom considered it a highlight on DNA, commending the group's harmonies and the song's inspirational lyrics.
"Change Your Life" reached number 12 in Ireland and the United Kingdom, becoming Little Mix's fourth consecutive top 20 hit in both countries. It also became their second top ten hit in Australia, peaking at number 8. "Change Your Life" was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
The accompanying music video was directed by Dominic O'Riordan and Warren Smith and released on 31 January 2013. Filmed backstage at the group's DNA Tour and on their tour bus, it shows the group bonding with each other. Met with mixed reviews, critics likened it to Spice Girls' 1997 music video, "Mama".