Song of the day: Colette Carr – Like I Got A Gun

Colette Carr

We’ve been waiting for the new Colette Carr video to drop for a while now, and it’s finally here! Like I Got A Gun features Carr on fine, bubbly form, looking like an escaped former Disney star who’s discovered a love of rap and grinding dance moves.

The 21 year old lures us in with a sedate piano intro before shifting gear into a hip-hop beat and some drawled lyrics that Miss Ke$ha would be proud of. In fact, C-Carr seems to sit comfortably in that niche of rude-talkin’, sexually confident singers like Ke$ha and Dev. And that’s not a complaint, by the way.

The Like I Got A Gun video is all about summer fun, but more the kind you’d find at a big-name rapper’s pool party. We’ve got booty shaking, girls gyrating on cars (always a favourite), and girls with supersoakers and wet t-shirts. Definitely ticking the box for the male viewers, but will Carr’s female audience appreciate it? I think so. They’re clever enough to get the joke.

With its infectious level of fun, naughty lyrics and often bizarre video clip, Like I Got A Gun is going on my summertime playlist. The perfect track to break out the water guns to!

by Gerard McGarry on July 2nd, 2012

Gerard is the founder and editor of Unreality TV. He writes about TV dramas as well as reality TV talent shows and is obsessed by sci-fi and Doctor Who. Follow him on Twitter @gerrybot or Google+

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