Robin Thicke - An Angel on Each Arm

Posted 4 years ago
Producer:
Robin Thicke and Pro-J
Album:
Love After War

With global population growth ever outpacing the rate at which souls return to their maker, a modern individual would be lucky to have a single winged benefactor watching his or her back. Robin Thicke, however, leads a charmed life—as the soul singer boasts on his latest feature, he’s got An Angel on Each Arm. A standout cut off the artist’s fifth studio album, Angel finds Thicke coming together with production partner Pro-J to craft a funky, brass-fortified backdrop as he pays tribute to the divine representatives who ensure he doesn’t become a casualty in the endless war that is love. And I do mean war—the Star Trak/Interscope singer laces his full-throated verses with imagery straight out of Call of Duty: Black Ops: “They in the bushes, look in the trees / they got their red laser sniper rifles stuck on me.” Considering what Thicke seems to be up against, it’s a damn good thing he’s got a couple members of the heavenly host on his side. That kind of protection doesn’t come cheap though; if you haven’t already, you can contribute to Robin Thicke’s fighting fund by copping Love After War, available in stores and online as of December 2011.

Robin Thicke Editors PicksHitmakerR And B Pop

Written by
Posted 4 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Robin Thicke

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Desiigner’s “Panda” is Now 3x Platinum, But “Tiimmy Turner” is Stalling

Somewhat predictably, Desiigner is having trouble following up the success of his smash hit “Panda.” Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Usher, Lloyd & The Difficulties of Growing Old In R&B

Usher, Lloyd, and countless R&B veterans are trying to grow older while their beloved genre gets younger. Read More
Posted 9 hours ago by Yoh

In 3 Days Frank Ocean’s “Blond” Became Second Highest-Rated Album of 2016

The ratings for "Blond" are huge, but can we fully digest Ocean’s latest work in less than a week? Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Chance, “Ultralight Beam” & How Music Gave Me Faith Without Religion

Thanks to Chance The Rapper, "Coloring Book" and Kanye, music has become my church. Read More
Posted 11 hours ago by Brendan V

Moosh & Twist Prove Two is Better Than One with Exclusive Bless The Booth Freestyle

The Philly duo shuts down Audiomack Studios with an explosive new freestyle. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by Brendan V

Light One, Tweet One: How Goodbye Tomorrow Balances Art and Twitter

The mysterious Chicago collective remain untouchable in person but furiously accessible on social media. Read More
Posted about 13 hours ago by Matteo Urella
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.