After seducing his way across the galaxy as Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, Donald Glover once again taps into his alluring, sensual side with his latest Childish Gambino EP Summer Pack.
As opposed to his last single “This Is America,” whose politically laden music video is chockfull of hidden symbolism and references, Glover wears his easy, breezy laid back attitude on his sleeve with his latest drop. Comprised of two new singles entitled “Summertime Magic” and “Feels Like Summer,” Summertime Pack is for those hot and humid summer nights at the poolside by your boo’s side. The former song in particular calls to the heat of the night, with Glover’s swooning lyrics and sultry synth acting as a perfect soundtrack for those late night summer lovin’ sessions with your S.D. (Significant Droid). “Feels Like Summer” strays from this lustful attitude lyrically, with lyrics about growing discontent and dying bees putting a bit of a damper on the bird and the bees feels. Yet, the infectiously smooth vocals and light guitar strumming of the song will keep you and your bees in the mood.
Honing in on his Atlanta trap-based roots with “This Is America” and then returning to his Kauai-inspired chill summer vibes with Summer Pack, Glover seems to be once again straddling between trap and ballads as previously seen on his double mixtape STN MTN/Kauai. With his upcoming “This Is America” tour on the horizon, there is still no clear indication of what musical style Glover will choose for his last album. Will he return to rap, or will he surprise again with another new unpredictably stylistic album? What do you think? Let us know in the comments down below what you believe Childish Gambino’s swan song will sound like.
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