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Discussion in 'Pop & Justice' started by Cathal, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Confident is like the song that plays in the background of a Bollywood film that’s set in an anonymous European country. So, naturally, it’s one of my favourite songs of the year.

    But actually, this EP is fucking brilliant. I love how she’s carving a niche for herself in the UK R&B scene; she really is one of the most talented songwriters out there (and she isn’t even 21!)
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  2. Um, what. Wow, that is wild. I don't know why I thought she was at least 22 but okay.
  3. It's still blocked here? Maybe it's just in my country?
  4. This EP really is something. The more I listen, the more I love.
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  5. Cigarette is back on Spotify’s UK top 50 at #46, we love a Smash hit
  6. Are they gonna push Confidence for real though? It’s by far her best track, and I could easily see it being the one to really go for her.
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    God how is Decline still so awful.
  8. I finally got around to checking this girl out this week after loving her collabs and I’m obsessed. I can’t believe she’s only 20.
    Beg pardon? It bops harder than a Whack-a-Mole, and I will take any and all Darkchild throwbacks wherever I can.
  9. She’s featured on Rudimental’s album out September 7th. The songs called 1X1 (1by1).
  10. Preditah remix of Confidence:

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  11. Slower (from Side Tape) is in a constant remove-from-streaming then upload-a-new-version cycle. What kind of Kanye West mess.
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  12. What do you mean? Can you elaborate??
  13. Every couple of days Slower gets greyed out, and when it's available again it's slightly different. One version had a different Avelino verse and other had one less Raye verse. I don't know if it's because they have to clear a sample or change 'stolen' lyrics but it's odd.
  14. Phew, for a moment I thought I was the only one having this problem (see previous page). I think I prefered the (now deleted) version, although Avelino's new verse that namechecks Sugababes and Little Mix is kinda funny.
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  15. Yup, you guys are right. I’m puzzled as to why the second verse was removed. Here’s the original version:

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  16. I feel like an idiot that I didn’t realize that whole 2nd verse was missing.
  17. It's not a particularly special song anyway so, they can do what they want with it.
  18. Must be a credit issue.
    I love Slower.
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