Whew! Okay, exceeding my expectations with this massive bop. Take my wig Ellie! I echo that the adlibs and final chorus vocals are just heavenly. I'm not even mad at the Big Sean verse because it actually works?
Oh wow, this a surprise. Not a masterpiece by any stretch, but probably one of her most solid singles in... almost a decade? Shockingly, I think the Big Sean feature works really well - it's dextrous, breaks the slight repetitiveness of the song, and sets up a nice little crescendo for the second chorus/bridge.
The video is :shrug:
But yeah, overall a lot better than it had any right to be. Her and Tove Lo are suddenly somehow operating in the same lane, let's hope she keeps that momentum going.
Actually no. I prefer the duet version of Hangin' On, despite almost always not liking features. I'm just picky, I suppose! It's not relevant to this thread, but I also prefer the duet version of Kylie's "All I See", Maroon 5's "If I Never See Your Face Again", the double feature version of Major Lazer's "All My Love" among others.
This is insanely catchy. Exactly what she needed right now. I also loved the last album so maybe I’m an anomaly but I agree with everything everyone has said. It’s refreshing to see, what would normally be the outro, in the middle. Great track.