ZAYN - Vibez & Nobody is Listening (3rd album)

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  1. Jark

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

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    the song is... quite good. but he's using such a narrow part of his range on both of these tracks. I want that FALSETTO for the CHILLS (#chillz).
     
  2. Suedey

    Suedey [Women yelling in background]

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    She called her album Nobody Is Listening?! Really girl?!
     
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  3. Jark

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

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    OK so the album seems to be largely samey and zzz (haven't/won't play in full) but god Sweat is fantastic



    how was this NOT THE SINGLE? @funky will be hot for this I'm sure
     
  4. funky

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    @Jark on the money - Sweat is amazing and so is the duet with Syd (but I mean it’s Syd and can do no wrong in my eyes)

    Need to give the album a proper listen but they are the immediate standouts
     
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  5. cwej

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    I adore the first album and agree with the consensus on the 2nd album - not sure I ever listened to it all, but I like the singles from this one so far.

    And yeah.... so fricking hot.

    And also Rearview is the best song he ever did.
     
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  6. cwej

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    Well three albums in a row unless you fancy him as a TWO YEAR OLD...
     
  7. dUb

    dUb EXCITING WEIRD

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    Addressed, pls read thread
     
  8. cwej

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    Oh :D Good.
     
  9. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    Sweat and Unfuckwithable ( :manson: ) are amazing songs. He (as in his team) really knows how to pick up producers that work wonders for his voice.
     
  10. FetchFugly

    FetchFugly closing in again

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    Sweat is better but the song that they pushed on New Music Friday this week was not good.
     
  11. Suedey

    Suedey [Women yelling in background]

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    This is dreadful and it's very obvious that he's got drug issues. So sad.
     
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  12. funky

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    Funnily enough and I'm not sure what it was but that's all I could think about when I was watching the video too.
     
  13. funky

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    Agreed. The album as a whole is not great but I'm keeping those 2 songs which are actually really good. Better than nothing I suppose but he's capable of so much more.
     
  14. Jark

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

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    there were rumours years back (around the time he left the group if memory serves) that he had major addiction issues, but unverified from what I can tell. what makes you say this?
     
  15. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    he does look rather unwell and sort of emaciated :(
     
  16. Jark

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

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    Pitchfork (5.6) dragged this to hell and back :D

    choice excerpts:

    These are billed as confessional songs, supposed windows into his breakup and reunion with Gigi Hadid, but Zayn’s plodding self-seriousness contaminates any sense of closeness. He agonizes over whether to keep his dog after a split, wailing that “when I look at him, I think of you”; he marvels that his “connexion” with a lover can be “digital, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, but physical, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh.”

    “We are who we are when we’re alone,” he hums on “Tightrope,” between trickles of guitar and accounts of wrapping his legs around someone’s torso. His words slosh together on “Windowsill,” an indistinct slush of vowels over hazy synths and bass. Then the British rapper Devlin barrels in and punctures the song’s trance, sputtering about Satan and mimicking Zayn’s ridiculous phrases.

    He remains desperate to remind you that he has sex, eager to insist that he smokes—well-trodden themes in Zayn’s solo music. But he’s never sounded like this much of an amateur, the shimmer and sheen of his earlier music reduced to the rumpled nonchalance of another stoned guy who thinks he can rap.
    ouch! the whole thing is afforded exactly 5 paragraphs, which is practically a blurb by Pitchfork standards. and both author and several other staff writers have had to block their Twitter accounts due to abuse from the (apparently still active, but not buying Zayn's record) 1D stans. :D
     
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  17. dUb

    dUb EXCITING WEIRD

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    Oh dear. In at #17 by the way :)
     
  18. Tisch

    Tisch One step forward. And zwei zurürck.

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    Ouch. I gave it one whole stream so I'm surprised!
     
  19. wurst

    wurst EVITA COLOLO

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    I used to think he was the most beautiful man alive, but whatever he's been smoking recently has really caused him to absolutely LOSE IT!
    I mean I obvs still would, but these days are LONG GONE now

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  20. Jark

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

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    he was GORGEOUS!

    not really you thirty whores

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    still, in me now!

    too twinky in those pics from wurst though
     
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  21. funky

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    OMG :D

    oh @Jark the SHADE :D
     
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  22. funky

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    The album is actually quite shit but "Sweat" is one of the best songs of the year already. So who knows where his head is.
     
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  23. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    have you given Unfuckwithable a chance? Despite the mansonable title, it's pretty good!
     

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