Usher, Bad Habits
Derrick Dunn

Derrick Dunn

Single Review: Usher, Bad Habits

Following his spring 2020 ditty ” Don’t Waste My Time, “R&B singer Usher returns to the scene with his latest song “Bad Habits.” A midtempo number Bad Habits, is better than anything on Usher’s A EP and his last album Hard II Love. Pierre Medor and Theron (of Rock City) handle production on the song, which finds Usher admitting to his current flame that he can’t stay faithful. 

The lyrics which include “If you knew how bad I wish that I could love you, baby I keep messin’ up my love life If you knew how bad I wish that I could love you, baby I keep messin’ up my love life” are very brash and almost toxic.

However, if anyone can sell a song about doing your lover wrong, it’s Usher, and if this is the vibe he’s going for with his next album, I’m looking forward to it. 

 

Final Grade A

“Bad Habits” is available to stream on all platforms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_h1lzllyJc&feature=emb_title

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