Halsey – “Now Or Never” New Single & Video

Published April 05th 2017
Filed under News,Videos

Halsey has released her first single Now Or Never from her upcoming second album hopeless fountain kingdom.

Now Or Never sounds like more of the same from Halsey’s debut Badlands. It was produced by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat and Happy Perez. It also sounds a bit too similar to I’m A Ruin by Marina And The Diamonds and Needed Me by Rihanna.

Now Or Never is not what I expected for the first single after the success of CloserHalsey’s massive collaboration with The Chainsmokers last year. At best Now Or Never is an album track. Hopefully hopeless fountain kingdom has more single worthy material on it.

As well as releasing the single, Halsey premiered the video too.

Check out the Now Or Never video below:

Ke$ha – “Crazy Kids” Video Premiere

Published May 29th 2013
Filed under Videos

crazykidsKe$ha’s video for Crazy Kids, the third single from Warrior, premiered last night on MTV.

The video features will.i.am but it’s unknown whether there’s another video featuring Pitbull for international markets.

The video is one of Ke$ha’s worst. Her miming to the track is edited badly so she’s out of sync with the track. will.i.am wasn’t available on the day of filming so his head is edited onto someone else’s body in an astronaut suit. Aside from that, not much happens in the video.

You can check the video out below:

Crazy Kids is available now on iTunes.

Maroon 5 – “Payphone”

Published April 16th 2012
Filed under Reviews

Maroon 5’s new single Payphone, from their upcoming studio album Overexposed, premiered today. The track features Wiz Khalifa and it’s produced by Shellback and Benny Blanco.

Payphone is definitely one of the poppiest Maroon 5 singles to date. The strong melody sung by Adam Levine and aided by the melancholic piano, makes the song ridiculously catchy on first listen. This is backed by a marching band style of drums. It’s so simple but so effective.

As a long time Maroon 5 fan, I’m very happy with the results of the band working with bigger producers. Even the rap by Wiz Khalifa fits the song and adds to it. This is going to be a huge hit.

You can listen to Payphone below:

Overexposed is out June 26th.

Maroon 5 Announce 4th Studio Album “Overexposed”

Published March 26th 2012
Filed under News

Maroon 5 have announced their fourth studio album, Overexposed, will be released this June 26th. The new album is said to be their most “pop” album yet. Like Moves Like Jagger, the band decided to collaborate with the writing process which is something they don’t usually do.

Overexposed is executively produced by Max Martin but also features tracks produced by Ryan Tedder and Benny Blanco.

The band announced the new album via their website. Adam Levine said:

Overexposed is definitely our most diverse and poppiest albums yet. We had a great time recording it. I can’t wait for our fans to hear the record, as well as hitting the road to play it live for everyone later this year.

James Valentine added:

Moves Like Jagger was the first time we ever worked with an outside writer, so we decided to try it some more on this record. At this point in our career I think it was a good thing to completely mix up our process and it yielded good results, as well as a more collaborative spirit within the band. We wanted to make something that sounded contemporary with the elements of a lot of early eras of pop music. This is our most “pop” record ever and we weren’t shy about really going for it.

Some of the tracks included on the album include Payphone featuring Wiz Khalifa, One More Night and Beautiful Goodbye.

I can’t imagine what Maroon 5 will sound like with songs by Max Martin, Ryan Tedder and Benny Blanco, but I’m excited to hear what they’ve come up with.