SINGLE REVIEW: Charlie Puth feat. Kehlani – Done For Me
Everyone is losing their mind about the new Charlie Puth single and I’m just a bit unsure as to why. Like, he’s delivered two very strong tracks so far in the lead up to his highly anticipated sophomore record “Voicenotes” so the standards have been set quite high. “Done For Me” hears him teaming up with RNB songstress Kehlani for this emotional duet which hears the storyline of the past 3 singles concluding with both parties apologising and moving forward. It’s a relationship that seems a little one sided and they can’t seem to agree on what to do except that it’s not working. “I lie for you baby, I die for you baby, cry for you baby but tell me what you’ve done for me”. The synth heavy ballad has it’s moments of pure strength and with the incorporation of Kehlani’s vocals she offers a smooth texture and NU-soul vibe. However the pulsating synth in the lead up to the chorus reminds me too much of “Attention” and “How Long” that its a little distracting from the emotive storyline. It’s not a bad song but it’s definitely not as good as the hype is claiming it is.