“Battle Scars” is taken from Australian singer Guy Sebastian’s seventh studio album “Armageddon”. It was released on August 10, 2012 by Atlantic Records, Sony Music Entertainment, WEA International Inc. and 1st & 15th as the third single from his album. It was produced by Pro-Jay, and written by Lupe Fiasco, Guy Sebastian and David Ryan Harris. The song also features American rapper Lupe Fiasco. It was certified 6x Platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ).
Kate Winch of “Mosca Media” stated that “With this work , the mixture of Lupe Fiasco’s rap expertise with Guy’s powerful voice overs leads to an attractive pop , hip hop song that’s chorus will end up tightly entrenched in your mind after only one listen”.
“Battle Scars” peaked at number 73 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, at number 2 on the RIANZ Singles Chart and at number 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart.