After years of indifferent singles that failed to catch anyone’s attention (I wasn’t fond of guest appearances on Fantasia and Janet Jackson singles either), Missy Elliott realizes that her strength is in minimalism. We rewarded her — and Pharrell’s not bad rap to a lesser extent. A shame my colleagues weren’t smitten with the title track from Eric Church’s surprise album. Much of my own initial interest stemmed from the realization that it was one of the album’s uptempo tunes. I still like the album though.
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Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell Williams – WTF (Where They From) (7)
Fleur East – Sax (7)
Eric Church – Mr. Misunderstood (7)
Oh My Girl – Closer (6)
WSTRN – In2 (5)
Coldplay – Adventure of a Lifetime (5)
Arca – EN (5)
The Chainsmokers ft. Rozes – Roses (4)
Daddy Yankee – Vaiven (3)
Rachel Platten – Stand By You (3)