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Riff: Maroon 5 – “Love Somebody”

Jul 1, 2013

I really wanna love somebody/I really wanna dance the night away/I know we’re only half way there/But you can take me all the way, you can take me all the way

from Love Somebody lyrics by Maroon 5

This rave-y fist-pumper shows Maroon 5 becoming more and more a production outfit for pop-house. Levine’s boilerplate “love” story fits this dance vibe predictably, but even David Guetta knows to include actual human guest vocalists – Levine’s “android castrato” just annoys

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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