If Desperate Housewives was still kicking around, this could be mistaken as a promo for the ABC show. The Saturdays could easily move into Wisteria Lane without skipping a beat. Even doing homely duties like garden chores and laundry, the British girl group are as glamorous as ever.
Once again, one of the ladies had to hid their baby bump for the video shoot. For “30 Days,” Una Healy was with child, this time it was Rochelle Humes‘ turn. Since filming, Rochelle has given birth to her baby girl Alaia-Mai.
Fans have been divided with “Gentleman.” It’s a different sound not previously done by the group. Personally, it’s grown on me, especially the celebrity name dropping rapping portion. Truth be told, the girls could drop anything and I’d love it. That’s how much I adore these ladies. Check out their latest clip below.
What is it with UK acts all of a sudden celebrity name dropping in their lyrics. First The Wanted with their “Walks Like Rihanna” and now my favorite girl group of the moment The Saturdays are listing off a litany of famous men like Kellan Lutz, Robert Pattinson, Ryan Gosling and even President Obama on their new cut. I guess it shouldn’t be too surprising. After all, both groups were put together after mass auditions held by Jayne Collins.
“Gentleman” debuted online a few days ago, but I waited til Saturday to share with you. Yes, super cheese but that’s me. Their new sound has divided their fans. While some like it, others think it’s one hot mess. With that kind of reception, the journey to score their second UK chart-topper doesn’t look promising.
Personally, I like the change of pace even though I much prefer their mid-tempo tracks like “Higher” and “What About Us” better. The track references the 90s as it talks about how difficult it is to find a good man these days. Preach sista. TGIF I have a good one (most of the time LOL) on my hands. Check out this snippet from the chorus. I think we all know what they’re referring to with the spitting portion.
A gentleman is so 1995, so hard for a girl to find
A real husband is so 1999, so hard for a girl to find, what
Cause most dudes just hit it and quit it
And then they wonder why most girls just spit it
Well that was fast. Within days of releasing his follow up to “Gangnam Style” Psy drops the music video for “Gentleman.” Even though the clip has already amassed over seven million views, I don’t think it’s going to be nearly as viral as “Gangnam Style” which to date has clocked in over 1.5 billion views. I broke out into hysterical laughter the first time I saw that clip. Sadly, I didn’t with “Gentleman.” It’s mediocre at best. The 35-year-old singer is very well on his way to becoming a one hit wonder in North America.
What made “Gangnam Style” amazing was all the insane dance moves. The slow hip swaying in this one is anti-climatic. Apparently, it’s an homage to Brown Eyed Girls‘ “Abracadabra” music video. Speaking of them, Ga, who’s a member of the K-Pop girl group, appears in the clip. She takes over Hyuna as Psy’s love interest. Watch the music video below where Psy is anything but a gentleman with His Billy Madison-type pranks.
At last count, the “Gangnam Style” music video surpassed 1.5 billion on YouTube. It’s the McDonald’s of online clips ;) As astonishing as that number is, the number keeps growing. Who’s still watching this? Hard as he may try, I don’t think Psy will ever come close to that total again, even if you combine his next ten singles. But it is K-pop and people are unpredictable that way. Just look at the “Harlem Shake phenomenon,” which I still don’t get.
The 35-year-old South Korean rapper just unveiled the follow up single to his gigantic hit, titled “Gentleman.” The track is another catchy ball of fun. It features a similar monotonous synth beat that’ll prove inescapable once it gets in your head. I have no idea what he’s saying in most of it, but there some wonderful misheard lyrics like, “I’m a mother-father gentleman.” It’s no “condom style”, but you get the gist.
In the end, it’s not the lyrics nor production of the song that will determine “Gentleman’s” success, but rather the music video. I can’t wait to see it. Psy was spotted filming it earlier this week in South Korea. Check out his new track below.