BY AMELIA ZAK
The trippy nature of the video doesn’t feel excessive; instead, it accentuates the emotion inspiring the lyrics and music. And so you leave pitying the poor little rich blonde girl. G’damnit, just stick around to hear Brian Wilson sing.
BY AMELIA ZAK
The steady clap, clap, clap and low bass voices lure the listener in before crescendoing into a spastic chorus of electronics that — while possessing the tenor to frighten a nearby dog — are delicious little Pop Rocks for the headphones.
BY DANIELLE RAYKHINSHTEYN
I started to see this song as a feminist anthem. While Juicy J’s part of “I Don’t Mind” is definitely belittling, the rest of the song, which Usher sings, is actually quite empowering.
BY BRIAN BURLAGE
These emotions and feelings, though grand, tall and overstretched in some places, are ultimately true. And above all, they're yours.
BY CARLY SNIDER
Your depth is undeniable; your appeal spans from Top 40 pop fans to self-proclaimed music elitists.
BY MELINA GLUSAC
The album is repetitive, melodically static and uninventive.
BY KENNETH SELANDER
Big Sean’s third album, Dark Sky Paradise is an odd mix of classic Big Sean explicitness and unexpectedly deep songs, presenting a collection of catchy club tunes and emotional tracks.
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