January 25, 2013
Devlin feat Diane Birch - 'Rewind'
You can't copy a song that’s had over 20million views on YouTube and expect no-one to notice
This aims to land a meaningful blow right in the heart of the strange and poppy genre of emo-rap that the UK will, at some point, regret creating. Professor Green, Wretch 32, others – they’re all doing it. American singer Diane Birch is to English rapper Devlin on ‘Rewind’ what Emeli Sandé was to Pro Green on mega-hit ‘Read All About It’. What this song fails to understand is that it’s not really OK to copy a song that’s had over 20million views on YouTube and expect no-one to notice. Eyes on you, Devlin.
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