New Release: The Saturdays - Gentleman

01 July Critic Jonni 0 Comments

The Saturdays! And this is their third single to be released off their new album, which hasn't been released yet. The girls, who consists of Rochelle Humes, Frankie Sandford, Una Healy, Mollie King, and Vanessa White, recently created a show called 'Chasing The Saturdays' where the cameras follow their attempt at hitting the American market. And they have managed to chart on the US Hot Dance Club Songs at number 27 and the US Pop Digital Songs at number 50 with their song "What About Us", that single also gave the girls their first UK number one since they started five years ago. But will this single follow in it's predecessor's amazingness? Well it's not making as big as an impact here the UK, but it will definitely be charting high. Will they succeed in getting a second number one? Surely they can do it in the near future. But this song is a genre redirection and unfortunately won't chart as well. However I think it's one of their better songs.

"Gentleman" was written by Priscilla Renea. The song is catchy and a new direction for the girls. It is one of those songs DJ's will love, I can't wait to club to this song, it will be mixed heavily, and it'll be exciting to see what the DJ's will do with it, the remixes supplied on the EP are just great. There is also a segment near the end that is kind of a half-rap. Which is something I didn't expect at all, yet it works and I find it one of the best bits on this track. I hope there is more of that on their album when they get around to releasing it.

The music video shows a heavily pregnant Rochelle, who has given birth to a baby girl called Alaia-Mai Humes. She is not the only Saturday to have been on set of a music video while being pregnant. Una was pregnant on the "30 Days" music video, she gave birth Aoife Foden. At the moment Frankie is pregnant, I wonder if they will film another music video when her bump is showing...?

Anyhow, this music video has a desperate housewives inspired narrative, where they are all out in their gardens doing gardening as well as spraying one another with water and what-not.

I like when they walk on the road to meet their boyfriends, who have been playing poker and have also bought gifts for their girlfriends. The boyfriends are also The Saturdays. This definitely goes with the song.

I also enjoy the performance of the half-rap, it is definitely good to watch.

Overall a very relatable music video that goes perfectly with this amazing song. I just wish the song will chart high this weekend, but it seems doubtful. I feel like there isn't a lot for me to say about this music video. Yet I enjoy it so much. Maybe I'm a bit on the speechless side? Which is extremely unusual.

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