After offering up “Perfect Is The Word,” Zink cover guy Cudi tweeted, “So much love out there, thank you for all the supportive comments. i love you all, no bullshit. i work really hard on all i do, thank you!”
Of course, not everyone was impressed. An hour later he added, “If you want my old shit, buy my old albums….Im moving forward, all w/ me LETS GO! Life is about evolving, which is why im successful. P&L”
So what does “Perfect…” sound like? Well, as promised, it’s heavy on the guitars and pretty much devoid of rapping. The song kicks off with a slow, deliberate drum beat and fuzzy guitar riffs. Then in comes Cudi, singing about perfection and safety being the main things that lost souls want.
With hip hop being such a crowded genre, you can’t blame Cudder for wanting to try something different. If anything, it will be interesting to see if he can make waves in the also heavily-populated world of alt rock. We certainly applaud him for taking a completely unexpected path with his new material.
What do you think of “Perfect Is The Word”? Is it “wicked awesome,” or should Kid Cudi stick to rapping?