Conan Gray - Overdrive

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  1. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    I had a listen to the top 40 tonight in an attempt to keep a fingernail on the pulse.

    In between all the identikit vocoder-heavy midtempo rap songs about how great pussy tastes ( :zombie: ) this guy really jumped out.

    His lyrics definitely lean towards late-teens/early 20s earnestness, but there's definitely something there. Maniac in particular is quite the bop :disco:


     
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  2. FetchFugly

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    I wasn't that mad about Heather but his new song dials down the vocal affectations and is quite a tune:

     
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  3. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    not been following him too closely and Maniac is a bit shit but Overdrive is pretty fantastique!

    let's put it in the thread title as it's the current single? @Moderator
     
  4. RJN

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    His album last year was a bit of guilty pleasure, not that I really believe in them. I have listened to Maniac, Wish You Were Sober, Fight or Flight, and Checkmate A LOT.

    I find Heather a bit much now, but if it had come out when I was in high school, I would have been obsessed.
     
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  5. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    is he ONE OF US?
     
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  6. RJN

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    Yes! The lyrics of heather are very clear about it
     
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  7. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    he seems like someone @dUb should be a fan of actually
     
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  8. dUb

    dUb EXCITING WEIRD

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    I’ll have to look that one up!
     
  9. dUb

    dUb EXCITING WEIRD

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    Oh I recognise Maniac from where else TIKTOK. Yeah I like it :)
     
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  10. FetchFugly

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    Proper video:



    Obviously the chorus is great but the yelpy AAAH-UUUH-OH parts are another highlight.
     
  11. Devil

    Devil I Need A House

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    OK gave this a go and what a BANGER
     
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