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Riff: will.i.am – “Great Times Are Coming”

Apr 23, 2013

I go out and party like I just don’t care/Put your drinks up Let’s make a toast up in here

from Great Times Are Coming lyrics by will.i.am

The Beatles-esque intro and orchestral interlude briefly suggests that will is still capable of the odd creative spark. But then he spoils it all by resorting to the usual array of speaker-blasting basslines and waspish synths. Ultimately, there’s little associaton with great times here; [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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