I sourced this single from alexis jordan
's eponymous album 'alexis
'. Here's what the CD booklet had to say:
Written by Autumn
Rowe, Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Sandy Vee, Espen Lind, Amund Bjorklund.
Produced by Stargate and Sandy Vee.
Recorded by Mikkel S. Eriksen.
Mastered by Tom Coyne
I had to laugh at the "you'd better
have some cake" lyric at 0:28 -- not since Desree's incomparable "piece of toast" have I
encountered such a random allusion to food for the sake of a rhyme scheme. And let us not
forget that she only sang "you appreciate my lean body, nice shape" about seven seconds
earlier. Maybe I'm just missing a bit of the latest R&B lingo...
all, I do find myself rather underwhelmed by this production. Yes, there's some nice
harmonic stuff going on, and some interesting section contrast too, but within many of the
sections everything seems very repetitive, and neither alexis jordan
melody ever seem charismatic enough to persuade me to listen through to the end. It can't
help that I also find the pre-chorus ("heart-breaker", first heard at 0:45) a lot more
engaging than the rather pedestrian 'good girl' chorus section, which mortally wounds the
song's long-term dynamics from my perspective. Anyone else prefer that section over the
chorus, or is it just me? (Or did no-one else persevere beyond that lyric?)
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Edited by Jennifer Jones (25/07/11 10:27 AM)