Friday, 8 July 2011
Dev: Love or Hate her?
Finding worldwide recognition when the Far East Project sampled her song Booty Bounce on their hit Like a G6, the robotic sounding Dev has now embarked on fortifying her own solo career with a number of stylistically savvy releases.
There’s no arguing that Dev is going to be a divisive figure: with her simplistic “raps”, sparse singing voice, and shallow lyrics no doubt being an easy target for criticism. But how do you see her; posing hipster or cool new talent? Despite her songs sounding all sort of similar, I have to admit I’ve succumbed to the brand of electro-pop she's peddling. I’ll reserve full judgement till her album, The Night the Sun Came Up, drops in September.
In the Dark (Personal favourite):
Like a G6: