Friday, 13 July 2012

Frank Ocean: The future of R&B

The Guardian reckons that Frank Ocean is a “wildly original talent” and praised that, “in a formulaic era, his production is impressively idiosyncratic, heavy on hazy electronics and cavernous, dubby reverb, and packed with weird touches: the melodies never quite pan out as you expect them to, while the backing shifts and changes unpredictably.” Pitchfork said that Ocean has "quickly proven himself to be among the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation; he’s got the type of voice, wit, charm, smarts, and ineffable humanity that’s always hoped for, but never promised.”

They're both right - Ocean is seriously talented. Here's him singing Bad Religion on the US tellybox:

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