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The salacious single, “Problem,” is basically my/every bad girls' anthem. She better work! But, seriously, Trouble is all sorts of heel-strutting, hair-whipping, off-key-shower-belting amazingness. Which means, borrow the nearest ventilator because she's about to take your breath away.
Ok, so let’s talk more about “Problem.” Who’s this about? Is this your version of Girl Power albeit with an axe in your designer bag?
It's kind of a love letter to a boy I had met. I wrote it while he was sleeping... all wild haired and dreamy... He looked beautiful laying there -- I felt so inspired. He knew I was terrible before we even met each other, but he still came and talked to me that night.
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|Natalia Kills - Effect Music Tour, Russia|
|4 April||-||Fish Club, Moscow|
|5 April||-||Platinum Club, Kaliningrad|
|6 April||-||Sky Club, Sochi|
|11 April||-||Territory 44 Club, Perm|
|12 April||-||A2 Club, St. Petersburg|
|13 April||-||LOFT Club,…|
“We’re hell raising and we don’t need saving, ’cause there’s no salvation for a bad girl,” Kills warns above snarling, overdriven guitar and frantic yelps on “Problem,” the album’s lead single released today. Yep — definitely still a troublemaker.
As she explained before handing off a pair of earbuds to me to listen, half of Trouble is about being a troublemaker, and half is about being troubled. The songs that I heard yesterday were a shift sonically: Gone are the chilly synth-pop beats of “Love Is A Suicide” and “Mirrors.” In their place? Pounding Bhasker-produced drums, Emile Haynie yelps in the distance, sirens and overdriven guitars.
The songs I heard alternated between soldiering, anthemic midtempo tracks, including title track “Trouble” (think sort of Ryan Tedder meets fun., but with the…Continue