Riff: Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It”

Jun 18, 2013

Baby once I get it, I’m yours no take backs/Gon’ love you for life, ain’t leaving your side

from Come & Get It lyrics by Selena Gomez

The surprisingly epic intro of ambient tabla-beats gives way to dubstep drums and a rinky-dink melody to show Selena’s target demographic (your pre-teen daughters) a fresh way to advertise willingness to make bad decisions. The verse adds a more responsibly unrealistic ‘mated for life’ stipulation.

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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