Riff: Jason Derulo – “The Other Side”

Jun 17, 2013

And I know we ain’t friends anymore/If we walk down this road/We’ll be lovers for sure

from The Other Side lyrics by Jason Derulo

Having previously sampled everything from “Bittersweet Symphony” to “The Banana Boat Song,” it’s disappointing to hear that Derulo’s latest is an ‘entirely original’ tale of two long–time friends becoming lovers which clings onto the dying embers of the EDM bandwagon for dear life; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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