This terrific dance song is, arguably, an infectious “love-it-or-hate-it” piece of music, especially if your taste runs on the traditional side. But I do love it! For starters, when was the last time you heard a real piano on a pop dance hit? Let alone a really, really funky piano on a pop dance hit? Add a great jazz “walking” bass line, “gospel” drums and genuinely funny lyrics? For me and a lot of my clients, it’s a song that makes you want to get up and dance. The catchy, repetitive chorus is so beautifully simple that people can sing along before they’ve heard it for the first time.
Here are the lyrics:
I got bills I gotta pay
So I’m gon’ work, work, work every day
I got mouths I gotta feed,
So I’m gon’ make sure everybody eats
I got bills!
At the very least, “Bills” is an incredibly fresh sounding song, using real instruments instead of simple layering synthesizers on top of synthesized drums. I love the “feel” of this song.
Check it out, and let me know if you don’t at least have a smile on your face.
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