Album Review: Pharrell – Girl

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Pharrell

 

Girl

 

Columbia Records, March 03 2014

 
 
 
 
 

by Adam Weidemann

Pharrell had his hands on two of the biggest pop songs of 2013, but he has had a long and accomplished musical career. Girl is a departure from his hip hop production with The Neptunes, yet Pharrell has never been too distant from pop. He’s sung choruses in a pleasant falsetto (“Beautiful”, “Frontin”) and rapped on pop songs (“Drop It Like It’s Hot”), he even released a mixtape before his first album In My Mind. Girl capitalizes on his recent success as a pop singer with some very catchy tunes, including the biggest song in America right now and the album’s first single, “Happy”.

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