The manipulation of the sample into a modern beatwork style is masterful and a theme for this album with most of the samples being used to great effect. Notify me of new posts via email. What saves this song from filler territory is the switch-up about halfway though where the beat drops and Bellinger releases the autotune a little. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Cuffing Season — The album opens with an extended intro, similar to Choose Up Season , that sets the tone for the rest of the project.
Choose Up Season was about living the single life and having fun. With its sexy lyrics and club-friendly production, its a nice follow-up to the slower tracks that have preceded it. Please consider signing up to WhoSampled Premium to access the fastest, cleanest, ad-free WhoSampled experience for a small subscription fee. Unlike the sister freelease, however, this intro is completely related to the title of the project. The melody has that romantic feel with its slow, lush undertones and tinkling piano. Adblock Plus Click the AdBlock Plus button on the top right of your browser’s toolbar addons and click Disabled on whosampled.
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The 2 Chainz verse is vibrant and probably one of his best features in recent memory. The end of the track serves as bridge between this track and the next, slowing things down and asking what made him turn down, the answer being the title of the next track. The production has a dark undertone but is still pretty bright. His adlibs would have been so much more crisp and the emotional resonance would have been stronger. Album by Eric Bellinger. The addition of the IamSu verse from the version that was released this year is nice and probably one of the rappers better verses.
The production has a jazzy, romantic feel to it that is enhanced by the background harmonies and bongo drums teamed with the acoustic piano.
We’ve detected that your browser isn’t showing ads. There realness of this sentiment cannot be understated and makes the lyrics ring true to a lot of people. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The manipulation of the sample into a modern beatwork cufing is masterful and a theme for belligner album with most of the samples being used to great effect.
I could easily see how someone could hate this song, but a turn-up track about monogamy is so incredibly rare that the concept alone makes it an interesting listen. This is signature Bellinger and it is wonderful.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Cuffing Season — The album opens with an extended intro, similar to Choose Up Seasonthat sets the tone for the rest of the project. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
The lyrics are solid with the lots of iconic images and names being used well to keep the feeling going. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This would have been the perfect track to not use it.
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If you are running an ad blocker, please disable it on whosampled. Unfortunately, the verses descend into the usual DJ Mustard sound and the sample seems out of place as a repeated background piece.
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The production to the track has a nice, pulsing feel with a the main melody sounding a little muted underneath the bass at times.
Thank you for supporting our work. There is a casualness to the lyrics that works really well. That feeling makes this track highly skippable. Gina — Starting of with a little Martin Lawrence comedy, Bellinger sings about how he loves his lady like Martin loved Gina. You are commenting using your WordPress.
The manipulation of the sample is well done and creates a unique sound that has a familiar feel. Despite having been out more than seven months at this point, it still feels as fresh as it did when it was released. Notify me of new posts via email. If ads still aren’t showing, look into tweaking your browser settings so that they start to show. The production is a nice touch as it feels like the playoff to a life show. Notify me of new comments via email. Bellinger sings about his lady keeping herself closed off from him and wanting to do whatever it takes to open her heart and teach [her] how to love.
The verses seem to connect to one another but feel disjointed from chorus and bridge. You are commenting using your Twitter account. This part has the singer sounding much better as there is far less autotune and his adlib, including his falsetto, are strong showing vocal improvement from his last album.
The lyrics are par for the course for this type of track and get their point across well. We reserve the right to call it shit and still like it! Eric Bellinger says that when he released his last album, Rebirthhis mind was all over the place and that it was reflected in his music. Despite the autotune, his vocals are engaging and energetic with the harmonies adding a lushness to what could have easily been a minimalist track.
Please consider signing up to WhoSampled Premium to access the fastest, cleanest, ad-free WhoSampled experience for a small subscription fee. Still the harmonies have a nice feel to them, especially teamed with the deeper Carey vocal.
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Here are the instructions on how to disable your ad blocker: Every subscription supports the running of our service. Again, the only complaint is that it feels too short. Learn how your comment data is processed. Refresh the page to see the result. The album is esason and gives something different than the money, cash, hoes shtick that has become exceedingly old in mainstream music.