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4.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

bob.the..builder. ,

BEAUTIFUL

i cant even explain how much i love this version of the song. charlie did incredibly and his voice is just perfection. thank you charlie for blessing our ears haha!!!

alt columnist ,

huh

wait, so charlie made a remix of his own song?

jokes aside, I have a sinking feeling this was probably the original version of this song and 5sos somehow managed to get their hands on it as the primary artist after writing some of their own parts. I like the tune; the live version is more “5sos” to me than the original, but that’s because the original is so achingly overpolished. and charlie’s backing vocals are so apparent on it! come on, guys, we know how to read songwriting credits. this is just “easier” turned up to 11 in the puth department. same song, just some different lyrics.

look, I love 5sos. they’re my favorite band. and like I said, I like “easier.” I have the flexidisc and all. but they’re milking this whole collab with charlie so hard. (as in, the song itself, remix aside.) the original version was enough, it was essentially a charlie puth b-side. the live version was what should’ve been released as the original. and this “remix” as well as the other remix is just filler to get more streams and radio attention.

it seems a bit disingenuous in my opinion, and I say this as someone who has been a fan of 5sos for nearly five years now. I even liked charlie puth’s last album voicenotes. A LOT. but this whole drawn-out shebang with “easier” ain’t it, chief. too overly pristine. too squeaky clean. too charlie. I’m specifically leaving this review on this remix and not the original because I enjoy the original and didn’t wanna take out all my gripes on it. this is just over-the-top

RockNRolll4Ever ,

No

Keep it only 5sos plz&THX

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