As the world searches for the next “King of R&B”, Usher has returned to remind y’all that he is still in the running and despite his last album’s proffers, he ain’t going nowhere.
“Good Kisser” is a minimalist affair — it gets rid of Usher’s latest fervor for synth wave silliness (but crossover success) and drops the sappy strings and musings of his earlier blockbuster work. It’s somewhat of a return to form in that the essence of the song is a solid, soulful vocal, weaved around radio’s current favoring of the most simplest beats which are catchy but numbing after a few plays.
Is it Usher’s greatest work? Heavens no. But after the “OMG” era, I for one am here for it. Here’s 5 reasons why.