C O L D P I Z Z A artwork

C O L D P I Z Z A1) is a song by The Midnight. It was released exclusively on YouTube on February 9, 2021.2)

The song was written and produced by band member Tim McEwan. It has a running time of three minutes and thirty-one seconds and is in the key of E major.

Early in 2021, McEwan began streaming the creation of new songs on Twitch. The composition of C O L D P I Z Z A was shown over the course of a couple of weeks spanning the end of January into the beginning of February. He hinted during these streams that the song would release on February 9, a date which is commemorated in the US as National Pizza Day.3) The song premiered on YouTube that day and was accompanied by the publication of a website for Pizza Zone, a fictitious pizza chain seen throughout the artwork of several of The Midnight's singles and albums.4) The site included a form to enter one's name and street address, and three people in the Los Angeles area were chosen from the submitted names. The winners were delivered a pizza from Triple Beam Pizza and given a full set of The Midnight vinyl records by McEwan.5)6)7) The Pizza Zone website also advertised merchandise for sale and included a phone number, +1 (323) 553-1712, that people could call to hear an automated voice message advertising Pizza Zone and a snippet of C O L D P I Z Z A. The message can be listened to below:

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