Josh Xantus - CPR

Posted 7 years ago
Producer:
Trendsettaz
Album:
Can I Live

If relationships were simple, a whole lot of R&B singers would be out of a job.  In reality, of course, they’re often volatile and messy— great material for a hit record.  On his third Booth feature, the classically-trained up-and-comer tackles the uncomfortable situation of leaving a girl who did him wrong, only to realize that she may not be able to survive without him.  Asking somebody, anybody to provide her with emotional CPR, Xantus turns out a cut quite a bit darker than his sunny debut single, Let’s Ride.  With heavily-Autotuned vocals and a synth-driven instrumental by Trendsettaz, CPR may not showcase the unconventional musical stylings Xantus promised in his exclusive interview last December, but as a demonstration of the singer’s willingness to venture into heavy, emotional territory, it should have listeners wondering what else he has in store on his forthcoming debut LP, Can I Live.

Josh Xantus

Written by
Posted 7 years ago

More from Josh Xantus

Featured Video

New Features

2016-05-05-drake-views-numbers-vs-kanye-tlop

Drake’s Sales Numbers for “Views” Are Huge, Make Kanye’s “TLOP” Numbers Look Even Shadier

Drake's streaming numbers for "Views" are huge, but still make him less popular than Kanye. That can't be right - right? Read More
Posted one hour ago by Nathan S.
2016-05-05-afeni-shakur-new-tupac-music

Afeni Shakur’s Death May Mean a “Great Deal of Unearthed Tupac Music” is Coming

Afeni's passing puts a former heavyweight music exec in charge of Tupac's estate and confirms there's a huge vault of unreleased music. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by Nathan S.
2016-05-04-justin-timberlake-new-music

Justin Timberlake’s Comeback Starts in Two Days, Can He Conquer R&B Again?

JT's return to music is imminent, can he kick young guys like The Weeknd and Bryson Tiller off the R&B/Pop throne he once occupied? Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by Lucas G.
2016-05-04-manta-beat-stars-interview

The New Beat Selling Economy That’s Paying Producers Outside the Music Industry

The internet is enabling a new generation of producers to build lucrative careers without a single music industry connection. Read More
Posted 22 hours ago by Nathan S.
2016-05-04-the-weeknd-house-of-balloons-team

The Team That Took The Weeknd From “House of Balloons” to Pop Stardom

Breaking down the original "House of Balloons" team that The Weeknd has reunited with for his next album. Read More
Posted 23 hours ago by Lucas G.
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.