8.4.12 - New Music - Example
Over the past few years, British rapper/dance/pop artist (yes, all of those) Example has emerged as one of my favorites. I never have to worry about what he’s doing – I know it is going to be good. Sadly (I just realized this), I have only written about ONE of his songs, the very lovely <a href="http://popbangboom.blogspot.com/2010/08/new-music-example.html">“Kickstarts”</a>. I have mentioned him in a few other postings (like when he was nominated for a <a href="http://popbangboom.blogspot.com/2012/01/2012-brit-awards.html">Brit Award</a> last year for his even-better single “Changed The Way You Kiss Me” or that he is featured on the <a href="http://popbangboom.blogspot.com/2012/07/new-music-calvin-harris-and-example.html">new Calvin Harris single</a>, but I only actually wrote about one of his solo singles. This is a downright crime. Let’s fix that.
Example previews his fourth album (and third in three years – boy works hard!) the other day with the lead single “Say Nothing”.
Example – “Say Nothing”
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The song has just the right amount of hip-hop, covered mostly by pop. This is what Example does, and he does it perfectly. The music in that chorus is awesome. Partly rocking, partly dancehouse, all wonderful.
For those who don’t know Example well, this is a really good idea of who he is and what he does. This song will be on my personal playlist for quite some time, and I’m sure it will be on yours as well.
Of course, like most of the best music out there, “Say Nothing” is not available in the US, and no word on when it will (or <i>if</i> it will be). Saddd.