Hailee Steinfeld - Half Written Story (2020)

Reason for Listening:
I previously enjoyed music by Hailee Steinfeld.

Released 20200508.
5 songs. 17:17. Half Written Story (2020)

I have scrobbles for "Wrong Direction" (20200103, 20200124, 20200124, 20200208, 20200317)
I actively listened to "I Love You's" (20200510)
First listen.
Listened to this album while driving.
--20200522-- (AM Hours)
Second listen.
Thought about giving this song a "4" but ended up rating it a "3" ("I Love You's").
It's weird because the sample sounds like it came from a song I'm familiar with, but when I listened to "No More 'I Love You's'" by Annie Lennox, I didn't recognize it.
"End this (L.O.V.E.)" is a reasonably clever song based on "L-O-V-E."
I guess I like "Man Up" because it deviates from past works.

Songs in bold are the bonus tracks on the deluxe edition.
3: "I Love You's";
2: "Man Up";
1: "Your Name Hurts"; "End this (L.O.V.E.)"; "Wrong Direction";
0: None

Using my intuition and general feeling, I would say that I like this album more than HAIZ, which currently has a rating of 4.0 out of 5. With respect to the distribution of individual song ratings, this intuition seems to hold up. With that being said, "HAIZ" had "Love Myself" which I absolutely love while this album has "I Love You's" which I simply enjoy without that additional drive to listen on repeat.

Overall Rating: 4.4/5
Favorite Song: "I Love You's"

20200522 Comment:
I suppose "I Love You's" is growing on me. Note that I would currently consider "2002" (Anne-Marie) to be my primary obsession.

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