Going Steady: New Singles Reviewed 5-20-16 – 5-26-16

Written by | May 23, 2016 6:55 am | No Comments


Seal The Deal – Volbeat – I once saw these guys open for Motorhead, and here is why: this is a slower version with a rockabilly tinge Motorhead rip – B+

My P.Y.T. – Wale – Not a walley at all, this is a nice relatively speaking romantic speaking sex song – B

Don’t You Need Someone – Redone – The Moroccan Swedish DJ throws everything he has at this song,Enrique Iglesias, R. City… Shaggy!! It isn’t bad in a proto-Avicii sort of way – B-

Back 2 U – Steve Aoki – Just an FYI, go for the surf and turf – C

I Am A Nightmare – Brand New – Of course these guys are unbearable, so is most emo. But this is a pretty good little rocker with a singalong chorus – B-

Tokyo Narita Freestyle – Halsey – Really? This is improvised? Couldn’t fooled me – B+

yes girl – Bea Miller – A search for the top of the charts, she is cute but this isn’t much though the harmonies are nicely produced – C+

La Carretera – Prince Royce –  A little too sweet for salsa, more like mainstream Latin American – C+

DOPE – T.I., Marsha Ambrosius – Marsha sounds great but then she usually sounds great, this is a T.I. pop ballad, OK but nothing special – B-


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