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But then after a few harmless follow-up singles, Urban’s singles abruptly grew a LOT more leering and objectionable: from “Blue Ain’t Your Color” and its emotional manipulation to “The Fighter” and its blatant aping of Shawn Mendes’s already uber-douchey “Treat You Better”, to the laughably awful attempt at “being woken” on “Female”. At the event, he took questions from fans and displayed murals created by five local artists inspired by songs from the album.
So, by going into this direction…he’ll probably last longer on country radio than most of his peers who have been around a while.
The intimate image on the Graffiti U album cover was taken by world-renowned photographer Mark Seliger. Trigger, your review simply affirmed what I already suspected from the radio singles I have heard off this album – I’m better off putting the money I might have wasted on this towards Ashley Monroe’s newest. The album was heavily influenced by experiences from Urban's youth, and includes the singles " Female", " Parallel Line", " Coming Home" (featuring Julia Michaels), and " Never Comin' Down".
he’s got the costume , – the tats , the work boots , the three day growth and the ripped construction site T-shirt -… but his superpowers only exist in the minds of the minions who actually BELIEVE in super-heroes. Not only do I find nothing remotely country, or even rootsy, about his music; the same empty lyrical themes and tropes continue ad-infinitum.
He must think a hell of a lot of himself if he thinks he can push the genre so much in an attempt to speak to a younger audience. Adult Contemporary-leaning country pop romeo next door who always wore his heart on his sleeve that you might not love, but couldn’t help but like. When I used to go to Springsteen concerts, I knew every word of every song, but they meant something!
Products shown, tagged or featured on YouTube by creators are sold by merchants and are subject to merchant's terms and conditions. When it comes to vinyl, I'm the type of person who likes to read the credits, look at the pictures or read the booklet (if it comes with one). He’s affable, funny, and more than willing to put unknown people in the spotlight (he had some sisters who came out for a couple of tunes. He pointed to the song "Gemini", questioning the narrator's solidarity due to the provocative lyrics. It shouldn’t be played on country radio, shouldn’t be on country charts, and shouldn’t be eligible to win country awards.This songs are lighter than fluff and here are these middle-aged drunks singing along like they are sharing a visceral experience. Starting with the stupid cover where he’s trying to portray some angsty 20-something club rat ripped on designer drugs, you can tell that Keith who recently turned 50 is far from ready to embrace the onset of maturing adulthood. The sheer dexterity it displays in this pursuit would be commendable itself if it weren’t so confusing and busy, with no respect for space, while refusing to deliver anything even resembling a cohesive style. In fact, It’s so bad, I can’t reconcile this album with the guy who played “To Love Somebody” in that BeeGees special.