It has come to my attention that there’s a new dance pop single out, and while this may not seem overly interesting, it kind of is, and here’s why.  Havana Brown, hailing form Australia, is no newcomer to the music industry, as she’s been a DJ in Australia, and continues to be so.  Not only that, but she’s been a support act for the likes of Britney Spears and Lady GaGa, to name just two.  Needless to say, she’s not an amateur by any means.  However, I am sorry to say I only learned all of this today.  Though, it’s always better late than never, especially now that her new single, “We Run the Night” was only just uploaded to YouTube on March 7th of this year.

Now, the single itself isn’t really anything special, and that’s a shame, because she seems to be a lot more talented than what’s shown on the single.  That’s not to say it’s bad, but it doesn’t really do anything to distinguish itself from the crowd of other dance pop songs.  Not related to her, but Pitbull does guest appear on the song, and I don’t know about everyone else, but I’m getting tired of hearing him appear on songs for no apparent reason, and in this case all he does is point out that she’s Australian.  Regardless of this, if I heard this on the radio or in a club it would be suitable, but I just can’t help but think it will be forgotten.

Not to fear, as she has another song, and even though it does not have a music video to go along with it, “Get It” is definitely the better of the two songs.  The verses are substantially catchier, and Lil Jon, while never really useful, is always fun to hear on a song.  While the chorus isn’t anything special, it is surprisingly memorable, and will most likely not be forgotten anytime soon.  Also worth noting, the electronic parts without singing over them are actually really neat, as they don’t feel forced but are still able to offer diversity.  Plus, she has the catchy “we ride that boom boom, we ride it hard” hook going on (see how much more sense the article title makes now).

Ignoring the fact that her mixes and remixes are very well done, I’m looking forward to seeing what she does musically in the future.  Yes, it may seem like I was harsh with “We Run the Night,” but it was only because it’s obvious she has a lot of talent, and it would have been interesting to see her be more daring with the song.  Still, as it is it’s a solid dance tune, and with the bass turned up (as it does have some nice bass) it will definitely be fitting for the club.  Hopefully she will be doing some more touring in the near future, as I’d love to either see her perform or DJ live.

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