Conor Maynard made a minor splash on the Hot 100 with “Turn Around” from debut album Contrast but he’s aiming higher with the first taste of his sophomore set. “R U Crazy” represents a rather large shift in sound for the 20-year-old Brit.
The beats are heavier, Conor sings about adult things like smoking (and middle fingers) and, most interestingly, he seems to have spent a lot of time listening to Justin Timberlake‘s FutureSex/LoveSounds. The influence is JT is undeniable — particularly when the beat slows down and he hits the high notes — but there’s no denying his vocal prowess or the fact that this is rather catchy.
Listen to the Popping Up artist’s new jam (and read the lyrics) up top.
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