Electrik Red – How To Be A Lady, Vol. 1 || Music Review
Four backup dancers trying to make it in the music industry. Heard that before. But four backup dancers trying to make it as singers in the music industry. Sounds headed for disaster. That is unless The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, and Los Da Mystro offer to produce the debut album. Electrik Red might have struck gold when they landed such an established production cast as those three, but it also gave them quite a difficult hurdle to pass over. As How To Be A Lady, Vol.1 sounds like a carbon copy of a record The-Dream would make for himself, it’s difficult to catch any of the girls’ personalities in their debut.
A second album will reveal if Electrik Red have any staying power and hopefully they get a mashup of different producers and styles so they have an opportunity to establish their personas on record. On How To Be A Lady, Vol.1 it nearly sounds like Terius “The-Dream” Nash is the one singing the songs half the time. As with all The-Dream/Tricky Stewart collaborations the beats are solid and the mood is fun, but without faces to the name, it wears out its welcome quickly. One of the inherent problems with the pop music industry is…
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