I couldn't get the same enjoyment as most people out of her last few singles because of how unspecific they felt compared to Girlfriend. I know I have compared everything she released after her hit single to it, but I promise it comes from a sincere place. There's no denying Sever the Blight and Heavun are objectively good songs, but I don't ... read more
The single stands as her best-produced song yet and follows the same writing style as her two previous releases (meaning it doesn't have the introspective nature of her Bedroom Pop songs and comes off as more refined and open to interpretation.) I get the appeal of this style, but still, I find the broadness in theme and nostalgic aesthetic undermining ... read more
While Stranger Danger! also didn't have Udu's recognizable intimate production, she does a much better job at delivering a strong and engaging idea this time around. I love the contrast between the classical instrumentation and synthetic elements the chorus brings and the ... read more
Horror movies are a clear inspiration for this song (after all, it wasn't released on Friday the 13th for no reason), which, in theory, would be a great match with the artist's personality; yet, I found her delivery to be unimpressive, except for the chorus and some other moments where she doesn't stick to the ... read more
I felt like she didn't show off her personality enough in her first single, so having Girlfriend as this enthusiastic and focused follow-up was a pleasant surprise. I love how the instrumental matches the increasingly over-the-top lyrics, as the character Hemlocke is singing about tries to hide the fact that she feels unstable next to this person by playing this self-absorbed and nonchalant persona.
As for complaints, there's ... read more