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Janelle Monáe Is Complicated and Fine with It on "I Like That"

Posted On: Apr 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Noisey

Janelle Monáe Is Complicated and Fine with It on "I Like That"

This business of being a human can be absolutely knackering, can't it? It's basically our fate as a species to be constantly erring between opposites, and that can be difficult to come to terms with as we crawl about this floating rock in our skinsuits. Janelle Monáe, however, has some wisdom about this to offer up, as she does on most topics. And she does so on her chill new track "I Like That," which you can hear at the top of the page. Following last week's frankly amazing "Pynk," and her previous releases of "Django Jane" and serious SOTY competitor "Make Me Feel," "I Like That" is the latest track from Monáe's upcoming album Dirty Computer, out next Friday. "I Like That" feels like another piece of Dirty Computer's puzzle-it feels like a highly ambitious record which will attempt to touch on lots of different genres, and all kinds of relationships, both with others (as we've seen on "Pynk" and "Make Me Feel," which are fun but insightful ruminations on love and sexuality), and with oneself....

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