From an appearance on one of the most widely watched day time television shows, to landing a spot on Ellen Degeneres’ record label to a major record label, the New Jersey native has certainly made big waves in the pop charts in the last few years. Charlie Puth, better known to many fans for his acoustic renditions of Adele’s “Someone Like You,” and Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now,” has become the new face of the cell phone wall papers and ringtones to every teenager around the world.
The Youtube sensation and song writer first got his large media splash when he co-wrote what would become the anthem of the late actor Paul Walker as well as the featured song on his last movie in the franchise of the Fast series, “See You Again” with Wiz Khalifa.
It did not take Puth long to start making a bigger name for himself by starring alongside the “All About That Bass” singer, Meghan Trainor on her album. Sparking the interest of many with the release of his extremely catchy tune, “Marvin Gaye,” his once peers as well as stars among the YouTube world have shared their renditions of the hit like Marie Digby and Jason Chen .
Many would be surprised to know that an eclectic balance exists in the featured 12 tracks that you can purchase here: on its release date January 29th.
Catchy beats and a repetitive verse that gives the perfect recipe for the next hit in “One Call Away” will have you drumming to the beat while walking through your day. Followed by a breathy non technical melody introduced by an acoustic guitar in “We Don’t Talk Anymore” will have nuances of a stripped down version of Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean” without compromising the influence of a danceable beat. And it is important to not forget the unmistakable and undeniable allusion of r&b in “Then There’s You.”
A personal favorite, “Suffer” has bright beautiful elements of blues that taps right into your soul. Something unheard from such a young musician. A ping on The Weekend’s “Earned It,” it is refreshing with just the perfect amount of melancholy.
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