Conan Gray - Overdrive
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Based on 45 ratings
2021 Ratings: #99
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February 19, 2021 / Release Date
Single / Format
Republic Records / Label
Synthpop, Dance Pop / Genres
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If you know me, you'd know my heart's discontent with Conan Gray's previous work. Out of the blue, out of seemingly nowhere, I found the urge to put out an appreciative review of this. Just a random thought that pricked up my brain and onto the keyboard. Why, you may ask?

As much as I despise Kid Krow and the god-awful singles attached to it, most namely Wish You Were Sober, an overblown, poorly-written, and barebones 2014 Taylor Swift knock-off that didn't deserve a portion of the attention ... read more
Never been a huge fan of Conan Grey but I do not understand how the rating of this song is so low as 'Overdrive' is outstanding in all aspects, with the track being a tremendous refresh. Conan Grey sounds great, putting a perfect amount of effort into his vocals, coming out with some excellent melodies in the process. The production is groovy and the work done on the chorus is wonderful as it gives of a retro feeling that I know has been overused quite a bit in recent times, but is beautiful on ... read more
I haven't been a big fan of Conan's music up until now, but this song clicked with me in a different way.

Yeah, it's generic af and nothing special or original, but it's a pretty good tune that's executed well. The production isn't crazy but it's solid and the hook is really catchy.
I love this I don't care what you say
It’s good for what it’s trying to achieve. Overdrive is a feel good & care free synthpop tune that feels like a song that has potential to blow up closer to summer. i’m looking forward to a new conan grey LP whenever that may come; especially if he’s going for a brighter & sweeter pop sound.
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Added on: February 17, 2021