Like any year-old, he's obsessed with those "girls, girls, girls" that he sings about on his debut single, Can't Say No. But he's charming with it — because as slick as his music is, Maynard can still be a gauche British lad. Retrieved 2 August
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The music video premiered on September 10, and was released mahnard 8 October Archived from the original on However Conor disputes this claim, saying "I'm not like Justin Bieber. Find out more about our use of this data. Retrieved 2 August It's derivative, but in the best possible way; Maynard's contrawt do a good job of incorporating current dance cpntrast urban trends into some very catchy pop tunes. The Scotsman Publications Ltd.
Retrieved from " https: Indeed, there are strong echoes of Timberlake 's Justified throughout its 12 tracks, from his fondness for falsetto a cappella lines and suggestive lyrics, to the slick, spacey, disco-funk of "Lift Off" and the dramatic balladry of "Glass Girl," both of which are produced by former JT cohort Pharrell Williams.
Views Read Edit View history. But it's clearly Timberlake who's the touchstone; his presence is felt every time Maynard breaks into falsetto. This page was last edited on 23 Juneat Like cotrast year-old, he's obsessed with those "girls, girls, girls" that he sings about on his debut single, Can't Say No. The artists Maynard used to cover from his Brighton bedroom remain an influence on him: His tender years and his rather awkward stage presence mean his Lothario routine never truly convinces, but that doesn't detract from what is a consistently strong first half, whether it's the sparse, seductive lead single "Can't Say No," the elasticated synth pop of "Animal," or the pulsing Euro-dance of "Turn Around," the latter of which features the man who's helped to guide his fledgling career, Ne-Yo.
The second verse of Another One is a case of point: This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Stargate Benny Blanco Plan J.
If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page. It's rather frustrating, then, that for an artist who contrxst worked so hard to distance himself from the usual teen fodder, the rest of Contrast is as generic as they come. He may share a bizarrely similar backstory, but his debut album, Contrasthas more in common with the Justin that's since been lost to the big-screen rather than the Canadian teen idol. Streams Videos All Posts. Jazz Latin New Age.
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On 20 MayMaynard signed up to online video-sharing website YouTube and uploaded his very first video of him singing "Breathe" by fellow British musician Lee Carr.
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A confident strut of a debut from the 'British Bieber ' ". Like most of the album, it works.