Getting released from prison, signing Chief Keef to a deal, and appearing in Spring Breakers is no slow start to a summer – Gucci Mane’s lifestyle makes for great entertainment. And it’s a good thing too because if not for the hard sell, his lyrics, even when revealing, would buckle under the monotony.
Odd placement for a comedown track, following a dance-floor sentiment like “Give Life Back to Music.” But fitting blues realism, perhaps, as life can’t be one forever hot-step. Who knows, maybe the love game is an allegory for the music business. Still, though, why the heartache so early?; [LISTEN].
Dance-pop’s iconic knob-twiddlers ditch samples, hire a bevy of live talent on Columbia’s dime to “Give Life Back to Music.” Could have gone one of two ways. Thank the underground 80s disco Gods of LA yore that the two helmet-wearing French are the best nerds for the job. Queue the vocoder; [LISTEN].