LMFAO, "Party Rock Anthem"

While LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" contains no traditional rock components whatsoever, the latest single from this hard-partying California group is an intense, well-balanced club song. Some of the track's elements, such as the opening synth line, lack originality and sound dated, and its heavy basslines, stomping beats and generous helping of Auto-Tune are all reminiscent of the Black Eyed Peas' formula. However, "Party Rock Anthem" differs from LMFAO's earlier singles ("I'm in Miami Trick," "Shots") by offering more than a basic chord progression that repeats throughout the entire song. Lyrics like "I'm runnin' through these hoes like Drano" aren't exactly enlightening, but serve the purpose of the genre. Even if the track doesn't flourish with harmonic richness, "Party Rock Anthem" contains contrasting sections that help keep the listener's attention.

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