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Nick Mery: 'Gentlemen Streets'

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The first official release by Merykid under his own name is a slick neo-R&B affair replete with electro skittishness and auto-tuned croons. And though this record is easy to listen to, it’s rarely as captivating as it could be. However, the album’s bright spots, including opener “Countdown (To the End of the World)” featuring rapper Carlton Zeus, “Give it Up” featuring Carly Garza, and closer “Dreamer,” provide strong arguments for Mery’s ultimate promise and save this effort from being as weak as it otherwise would.

 

 

 

 

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