Going Steady: New Singles Reviewed 7-7-17 – 7-13-17

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Skin – Alpha 9 – Russian prog-House trance guy, he is pretty good for about half the track but then gets dingley and loses me – C+

Turn Up The Love – AlunaGeorge – This sounds so like AlunaGeorge if it wasn’t the duo they could sue whoever it was, meaning it is pretty generic but their genre to be generic with – C+

Did It For The Party – Big And Rich – Whenever I read their name I expect a comedy duo… imagine my disappointment – C

Riot – Camino – Country guy signed to a major – C

Sweetie Little jean – Unpeeled – Cage The Elephant – These guys are getting buzzed as a live act, as a recorded they sound like Saint Motel without the glam chops – C+

All My Love – Cash Cash, Conor Maynard – Electro pop guys with soul singer, but it doesn’t add up – C

ALIENS – Coldplay – if Coldplay were U2, this would be a deep cut off No Line On The Horizon –an abysmal song that won’t get a smell of the charts – D

Airborne – Cut Copy – Cut copy are the always the bridesmaids of electronic house pop, etc, but this is a killer dance track that gets a little too weird at the end – B

Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato – catchy slice of modern pop but not really going anywhere – B-

Clearly – Dylan Hyde – This week’s next Justin Bieber is a fairly intelligent EDM guy, and this is an obtuse and catchy dance pop track – B-

Want Your Body – Falcons – Beats a plenty lead by a chipmunk – B-

Keep On Rising – Fedde Le Grand, Ian Carey – Dutch house, we’ve heard it before but we like it then as well – B

Higher – For All Seasons – Christian crappola – D+

Miss Me – Leikeli47 – Whatever you wanna say about this fine pop art rapper artist weirdo, her beats are fresh as a daisy – B

Surround Me – Leon – Another child of Robyn with another chewy little pop thrill – B

Man Of The Hour – Statik Selektah, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa – Wiz has a killer verse, best rap of the week? Statik manufactures beats all day long, these among them -B

Lit – Steve Aoki, Yellow Clas, Gucci Mane, T-Pain – Mix and match south meets EDM meets a buzz saw – B

Where’s My Love – Syml – Heavy ballad piano snoozer – C-

World to Me (feat. Luke James) – Tchami, Luke James – Another beat bland out – C

Close Your Eyes – The All American Rejects – This is brutal rock ballad crap – D+

Sweat – The All American Rejects – catchy punk pop – B-

South Of The River – Tom Misch – Americana goes EDM – C+

Get Low (with Liam Payne) – Zedd, Liam Payne – Very catchy potential hit from the last of 1D, this should do well for him even if it has zero on its mind but life in the club with that certain someone, the 1D DNA sprinkles a little dust on it – SINGLE OF THE WEEK – B+

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