Tag: single review

Nick Jonas Finds a Fresh, Classy Sound for New Single “Find You”

Nick Jonas has never gotten his fair shake at pop domination. The former Jonas Brother seemed bound for solo superstardom when he released the truly great hit single “Jealous” back in 2014, but some creative missteps and a fresh crop of guitar-plucking heartthrobs (and Ed Sheeran) kicked him down to the mid-to-lower tier of pop.

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SZA Helps Slow Maroon 5’s Descent Into Generic Irrelevance with “What Lovers Do”

I wouldn’t consider myself a pop music snob by any stretch, but Lord, Maroon 5’s slide into mediocrity is sad. The angsty, lusty pop-rock band that helped define a generation with songs like “She Will Be Loved”, “Harder to Breathe”, and “Makes Me Wonder” has been in a creative tailspin lately. Ever since 2011’s monster

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Lady Gaga’s Generic “Cure” is Her Most Listenable Single in Years

If there’s one word that very few associate with Lady Gaga, it’s “safe”. Since her 2008 debut album, The Fame, the superstar has flown in the face of every conceivable pop convention, and was rewarded with reverence akin to the likes of Michael Jackson and Madonna. Her combination of barn-storming pop smashes and meticulously thoughtful visuals

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