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Selena Gomez & the Scene - When the Sun Goes Down

2011-07-19 14:19
There comes a point when a Disney or Nickelodeon star tries to make the transition to official recording artist. This is Selena Gomez's moment.

Musically speaking, Gomez is no Miley Cyrus or Vanessa Hudgens - that's because she's better. She's got a decent voice, and showcased that on last year's "A Year Without Rain," a pop ballad that still sounds good.

There's nothing as good as that on When the Sun Goes Down, Gomez's third album with her band the Scene.

"Who Says," a song about self-worth, is the best track. It's the lead single, but there aren't any other songs like it. For the rest of the disc Gomez is typical, offering radio-friendly tunes about "dancing forever" and partying till "the sun goes down." How original.

Gomez gets help from some heavyweights: She has writing credits from Britney Spears and Katy Perry, but those tunes sounds like leftovers.

She's better off collaborating with singers who have yet to reach diva stardom: Singer-songwriter Priscilla Renea co-wrote "Who Says," and English singer Pixie Lott lends a hand on the enjoyable groove "We Own the Night."

Mesfin Fekadu covers entertainment for the Associated Press. Follow him at http://twitter.com/musicmesfin
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Comeau 2011-07-19 10:10 PM
I'm sorry, but "Whiplash" is one of the most unique and original songs she's done. It sounds nothing like the rest of her album, or her work on A Year Without Rain. It doesn't remotely sound like a leftover. It's easily the best on the album, and it's perplexing why Britney didn't use it herself.

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