success of “Crazy” and other
cuts on the platinum LP St. Elsewhere made Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse teaming
up as Gnarls Barkley once again a no
brainer. This LP called appropriately
The Odd Couple, has the same feel as
the first one with new some new sounds
with more poignant lyrics courtesy of
“Whose Gonna Save My Soul” (a
album single) is one of those new sounds
with the gripping introspective lyrics
over a slow beat.
the workout, club or roller-skating rink
there are songs like “Going On”, “Charity
Case”, and “Run” (a
those into some rock there is “Blind Mary”, a
track that sounds like a theme park, “She
Knows” and “No Time Soon”.
This album isn’t too different
from the first but the fact that it isn’t
a popular format makes it stand out in
today’s society. This LP is short
and sweet with different sounds throughout
the album showing the genres of rock,
pop, rap, electronica, hip hop and soul.
Cee-Lo’s lyrics are always passionate
and he’s a good storyteller.The
group looks like they have fun and yet
don’t go overboard, still being
willing to talk about topics that don’t
make them true sellouts to the music
business. Danger Mouse’s skill
on a lot of instruments makes this collaboration
possible and needs a lot of credit served.
I’ll give it 4 GeoGlobes.
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