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Introducing Holden Nowell… I Mean, “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

What have I been listening to lately? Besides “We Are Young” by Fun, I’ve been constantly replaying “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen. You can watch the music video here.

In the video, Jepsen kind of creepily stalks, er, watches her next-door neighbor... but it's in the name of love, so it's okay.

“Call Me Maybe” doesn’t possess much depth, but it is an extraordinarily cute song about a girl who is head-over-heels in love with a guy and is waiting for him to call her. Compared to all the other club/drugs/sex-centered songs on the radio nowadays, “Call Me Maybe” offers a refreshing respite coupled with a catchy chorus and well-written verses. It’s the antithesis of trashy and meretricious – it’s fun and lighthearted, sort of like a love at first sight type of thing. Continue reading

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