After denial comes anger. Then, bargaining.
It seems that Cee Lo Green‘s moving right along the five stages of grief with “It’s Ok,” the follow-up to the blisteringly bitter lead single from the singer’s third studio album The Lady Killer, “Fuck You.” (LISTEN)
“Please baby, please lover / Let’s find a way to forgive each other,” Cee Lo pleads in the swinging, Motown-infused up-tempo co-produced by up-and-coming Norwegian production duo ELEMENT and Paul Epworth (Florence + The Machine‘s Lungs; Annie‘s Don’t Stop). I guess someone’s not so bothered to be considered an Atari anymore.
Every lick as catchy as “Fuck You,” “It’s Ok” is almost destined to receive the same radio lovin’ upon its release (if not more!)–and deservedly so: This man’s got some serious hits on his hands.
Oh, by the way–NPR is currently streaming The Lady Killer in full. (LISTEN)
The Lady Killer will be released on November 9. (iTunes)