Gold Forever is a Dance-pop song by British-Irish boy band The Wanted. It was produced by Steve Mac, who also co-wrote the song with Wayne Hector and Claude Kelly. It is the bands fourth overall single, and was released as the lead single from their second studio album, Battleground, on March 13, 2011, and later as a promo single from the band's 2012 American debut release The Wanted (EP). It was also the official 2011 Comic Relief charity single. "Gold Forever" debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the band's third top-ten single.
"Gold Forever" was written by Steve Mac, Wayne Hector and Claude Kelly, and it was produced by Mac. Steve Mac and Wayne Hector previously wrote bands debut single "All Time Low (2010) which charted at number one in the UK. It was announced as the lead single of the bands upcoming second studio album and the 2011 Comic Relief single on February 10, 2011. It was described as " a ballad you can rave to". The song was scheduled to be the first single from The Wanted's second album, but was not originally intended to be released for Comic Relief until the charity's head Richard Curtis contacted the band and asked for it to be the official Comic Relief single of 2011. Band member Max George explained the meaning of the song: "This song is about a day in your life that you never forget. It's an upbeat, feel-good track and our favourite so far. We're really excited to get it our there and delighted that it's supporting such a great cause." Some of the music video was filmed on the same set of the film The King's Speech. The Wanted performed "Gold Forever" live on Red Nose Day 2011 on March 18, 2011. They also performed it live on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on March 16, 2011.