Don't Forget About Us vs. Angels Cry

Better rip off?

  • Don't Forget About Us

    Votes: 6 46.2%
  • Angels Cry

    Votes: 7 53.8%

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RJN

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2 attempts to recreate the success of We Belong Together (1 kind of worked, 1 DEFINITELY didn't work)
2 Mariah classics (debatably)

But which is better?



I love both dearly, but I think I have to give the edge to Don't Forget About Us. It may be derivative but it is relatable and emotional
 
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SDF

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Don’t forget about us reminds me of @Slave

He was a big fan
 

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CONTROVERSIALLY I like the Ne-Yo duet version of Angels Cry much more than this one. As it is, it's one of her worst songs for me.

While I don't love it, Don't Forget About Us was a Billboard Hot 100 #1 song which is difficult to get - not everybody has that to their credit - so it's my choix.
 

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I Stay In Love is another WBT-alike too, isn't it? That's my favourite, I think.
 
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DFAU to be officially recognised as soccer anthem by @SDF
 
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I Stay In Love is another WBT-alike too, isn't it? That's my favourite, I think.

I forgot that one. This is going to make such a good playlist.

I've never heard the Ne-yo version, but it sounds kind of pointless.
 
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I've never heard the Ne-yo version, but it sounds kind of pointless.
I enjoy the vocal arrangement and harmonies in that one. He has a different verse too. It did ok on YouTube actually, 142m compared to Bye Bye's 93m for example.

Streaming SMASH
 

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both are STEAMING PILES OF CRAP. One of them though is the one you take after eating your fave food so I would vote Angels Cry.

DFAU was a shameless attempt at getting another #1, hot of the heels of WBT and subsequent lesser singles anything she released from the re-release of the album would go to #1 and it pisses me to no end that instead of making an effort and actually trying it with a decent song she went with.....this.

It's all very Tik Tok-California Gurls-Permanent December for me :gross:
 

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Several singles from The Emancipation were released and didn't go to #1 though! Radio was fleetingly eager for more of the same and she SERVED IT RIGHT ON UP
 

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Several singles from The Emancipation were released and didn't go to #1 though! Radio was fleetingly eager for more of the same and she SERVED IT RIGHT ON UP

but she didn't spend the same energy that she did with this :( If she had only done the same for Fly Like A Bird or pushed for Stay The Night :disco: GOODNESS, what additions to her #1s those would have been
 

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Agree Angels Cry with Ne-Yo is a very good song, could’ve been a hit.
 
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I remember thinking Memoirs was her jazz album :)

Anyway, Angels Cry has the better flow and has it's own genuine spiral that just doesn't happen on the other one. It's only the ropey soar tacked on at the end that permits its access to the WBT-a-like tag though (I Stay In Love was much more blatant overall for me)
 

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I enjoy the vocal arrangement and harmonies in that one. He has a different verse too. It did ok on YouTube actually, 142m compared to Bye Bye's 93m for example.

Streaming SMASH

Well I actually really liked this! I'm so used to the original, but it was a nice alternative
 
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I quite like DFAU. I mean, it's a whole lot of nothing, and a #1 it is NOT (well...it is), but it's perfectly fine for what it is.
 

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