Commercially, it became the singer's breakthrough single, reaching the top ten of the charts in more than 20 countries and being awarded various certifications.As of June 2013, the track sold almost one million units worldwide in less than a year.
Music reviewers praised the record for approaching a danceable style, but also criticized its formulaic production.
Commercially, Saxobeats was moderately successful on European album charts, while reaching number 15 in Japan.
For promotion, an accompanying music video was shot by Iulian Moga in Buftea, Romania.
Uploaded on You Tube on 14 November 2010, it depicts Stan and two friends being arrested, interviewed by the police, put in jail and then escaping from the station.
In 2009 she released her debut single "Lollipop," but it was the follow-up "Mr.
Saxobeat," which really ignited her career, becoming Stan's first number one single in her home country and entering the singles charts all over Europe.The lyrics echo the singer's vision of a perfect man; her vocal delivery has been likened to Barbadian singer Rihanna by a music critic.Reviewers were positive towards the recording, with them praising its catchiness, the saxophone sequences and Stan's voice. Saxobeat" received award nominations at the 2011 Romanian Music Awards and Los Premios 40 Principales 2011.You make me dance, bring me up, bring me down, play it sweet Make me move like a freak, Mr.Saxobeat Makes me dance, brings me up, brings me down, plays it sweet Makes me move like a freak, Mr.SAXOBEAT= A man's name invented for this song which means "the beat (=rhythm) of the saxophone".