Usher And Diplo Reach “Climax” On New Song

Feb 14th, 2012 // 7 Comments

For those feeling more grumpy than googley-eyed on this day of love, Usher and Diplo have a breakup song that might make you feel just a little bit better. On the atmospheric “Climax”, Usher brings out his falsetto for a nice fusion of R&B and electro — which is basically how Diplo describes it. “It’s some next level electro-soul,” wrote the producer. “Seriously the best record I’ve been part of. Really proud of it.” Listen below.

Usher feat. Diplo — “Climax”

“I’m on my knees, we’re going nowhere fast, we’ve reached the climax,” delicately coons Usher.

We love how the song doesn’t need to explode by the end (or add an oh-so trendy dubstep breakdown in the middle) to make a strong impact. It’s a nice indication of what we can expect from Usher in the future, who hasn’t released an album since 2010′s Raymond V. Raymond.

[Via Rap-Up]

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  1. lola

    this song is HOT.

  2. Usher Maxwell

    2 parts Maxwell 1 part Imogen Heap no part of autenthicity. Great voice but this is swagger jagger. He really has ripped a page from the book of Maxwell.

  3. Mike Shakespeare

    Usher stole the show peeps…best part of the song,it’s got no climax!

  4. Stephanie

    Good job Diplo!

  5. Kim

    I love this song !! Hit

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