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Riff: Selena Gomez – “Slow Down”

Aug 19, 2013

Now that I have captured your attention/I want to steal you for a rhythm intervention

from Slow Down lyrics by Selena Gomez

Utilising her rhyming dictionary, Gomez contradicts herself by asking her dance partner to take things slow before revealing that mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is one of her best transferable skills on a generic trash-pop single which lacks the intrigue of its Bollywood dubstep predecessor; [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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