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Nick Tunes: Meghan Trainor leaves room for improvement

A&E Editor Nick Miller breaks down new albums track by track, picking each song apart down to its smallest flaws. “Nick Tunes” informs the reader of their poor music taste by pointing out which songs are and aren’t worth listening to.

January 30, 2015


Above is the cover art for Meghan Trainor’s album “Title.” The album was released on Jan. 9 and debuted at no. 1 on Billboard 200.

Meghan Trainor: Title

Rating: 3/5

Ladies and gentlemen: the girl who brought unironic doo-wop into the spotlight. She didn’t get the memo when pastels went out of fashion. She’s not so lean, and she’s a little mean. Her music is almost exclusively in treble notation, but she’s all about that bass. If you haven’t guessed by now, she’s the one, the only, the plus-sized Barbie: Meghan Trainor.

Or, as I like to call her, one-hit wonder.

Trainor’s new album, “Title,” debuted at no. 1 on Billboard 200. Soulful pop has always held a special place in my heart, so I had high hopes going in.

Trainor managed to get one song on my playlist, which is more than I can say about most of the artists I’ve reviewed. The other songs ranged from just okay to horrendous.

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