1. Cant Feel My Face by The Weeknd

The drug metaphor this works through
Is not fundamentally new.
But while it never thrills,
Between this and The Hills,
Its by far the better of the two.


2. Cheerleader by OMI


I still like this nice, mellow brew.
Beyond that, not much I can do.
It doesnt fall short.
For a fuller report,
Please refer to my prior review.

3. Watch Me by Silento
Its greed is but lightly disguised,
But its still to slight to be despised.
Suffice it to say,
The songs a replay,
And the dances are all plagiarized.

4. The Hills by The Weeknd

A tone of dark menace is courted,
But all its attempts are still thwarted.
Its dreary and gray,
And at the end of day,
The vocals are just too distorted.

5. Lean On by Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. M0

Though theres quality – thats understood – 
It repeats itself more than it should.
To which some will say
Its intended that way,
But that doesnt make the song good.

6. Good For You by Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky




The original wasn‘t that great,
And that looks unlikely to abate,
All they did was inject
A crackle sound effect
And a rapper who‘s firmly third rate.

7. 679 by Fetty Wap feat. Remy Boyz




Another song that takes a frolic,
Hedonistic and alcoholic.
I dont know what to say,
The songs not worth a play,
And the videos weirdly shambolic.

8. Locked Away by R. City feat. Adam Levine


R. City now hopes to endear
Themselves to our collective ear.
But here is my thing:
Its quite clear they can sing,
So why is Levine even here?

9. Trap Queen by Fetty Wap




I dont know how this could contrive
To get here, then go on to thrive.
Its weird as a hit
When the one catchy bit
Is the hook he cant even sing live.

10. Fight Song by Rachel Platten

The older songs from which this pours
Were almost universally bores.
Though its got good intent,
Its a tired sentiment
With deeply uninspired metaphors.

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