The song “The Lazy Song” is taken from Bruno Mars’ debut album “Doo-Wops & Holligans” that was released on 15 February, 2011 under the label of Atlantic Records and Elektra Records. It was produced by The Smeezingtons, and written by Phillip Lawrence, K’naan, Ari Levine and Bruno Mars. Some music critics thought that the song is influenced by reggae music.
Official music video was premiered on 27 May, 2011, was directed by Nez in which Bruno features Leonard Nimoy and William Shartner. The song was debuted at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number 1 on the UK Singles chart.