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I have been looking forward to "G I R L"'s release for weeks, and it has finally dropped. Although it was slightly worse than I was expecting, it still was an excellent album with its ups and downs. My largest complaint about this album is that its songs sound a lot alike. However, this is still a very catchy album (at times). Let's begin this list with the first track, "Marilyn Monroe".
Track #1: Marilyn Monroe
The albums first track is very catchy, and displays Pharrell's vocal talents. My only complaint is that it is a little bit too long, as "Marilyn Monroe" is 5 minutes and 46 seconds long.
Track #2" Brand New (Featuring Justin Timberlake)
Both Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams are very talented artists, and they could have produced something a lot better than "Brand New". It was pretty boring, and both artists sang way too high. It sounded like a failed mash-up of a typical Justin Timberlake song, and "ABC" by the Jackson 5.
Track #3: Hunter
As a mild sex song, "Hunter" did very nicely. It is a pretty catchy song with a pretty cool beat.
Track #4: Gush
We peered into Pharell's dirty imagination in "Gush". Overall, it was an alright song, but the lyrics are just a little too nasty for my taste.
Track #5: Happy
Unless you have been living under a very thick rock, you have probably heard the song "Happy" overplayed on the radio. I will be the first to admit this: I didn't really like "Happy" at first, but the song grew on me. The thing I like about it, is that it its lyrics are pure and simple, and that is just that catchy.
Track #6: Come and get it Bae (Featuring Miley Cyrus)
"Come Get It Bae" was a nice collaboration between Pharrell and Miley. My only complaint was the "Hey!"s kind of threw off the vibe of the song.
Track #7: Gust of Wind (Featuring Daft Punk)
This song is on Pharrell's album, but Daft Punk was the star of this song. It is a nice song overall, with some cool beats.
Track #8: Lost Queen
"Lost Queen" was a pretty good song, even though there are better songs on this album.
Hidden Track: Freq (Featuring Jojo)
"Freq" was a hidden track located inside of "Lost Queen", and I originally thought it was the same song. It is actually a lot better than "Lost Queen".
Track #9: I Know Who You are (Featuring Alicia keys)
"Know Who You Are" was a nice collaboration between Pharrell and Alicia Keys. It was a good song, but it wasn't as unique as some of the other songs on the album.
Track #10: It Girl
"It Girl" was an average closer. Its outro drowned out the rest of the song, and didn't leave a good final impression on the album.
Here are the Top 5 songs from the album.
#5: Know Who You Are
"Know Who You Are" was an excellent collaboration between Williams and Keys, and it is likely to become a single one day.
#4: Marilyn Monroe
"Marilyn Monroe" was a standout on the album due to its catchiness and beats. It is probably poised to become a single too.
#3: Gust of Wind
Pharrell and Daft Punk ultimately came out victorious with "Gust of Wind", the third best song on the album.
#2: Come and Get It Bae
"Come and Get It Bae" is a great song reminiscent of "Blurred Lines". It is definitely a stand-out on the album.
There is a reason why "Happy" is the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100; it is just dope like that. It is a very catchy song about pure happiness. What is there not to like about it?
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