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When the Sun Goes Down

When The Sun Goes DownHas the future Mrs. Bieber been taking guidance from her prince-of-pop boyfriend? On her first two albums, this Disney star never shook the moonlighting...When The Sun Goes DownPopHas the future Mrs. Bieber been taking guidance from her prince-of-pop boyfriend? On her first two albums, this Disney star never shook the moonlighting...2011-07-10
Selena Gomez | SCENE QUEEN Gomez seems to be taking tips from her famous boyfriend Justin Bieber on this tart pop album

SCENE QUEEN Gomez seems to be taking tips from her famous boyfriend Justin Bieber on this tart pop album

B+

When The Sun Goes Down

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Selena Gomez; Status: In Season; Music Label: Hollywood

Has the future Mrs. Bieber been taking guidance from her prince-of-pop boyfriend? On her first two albums, this Disney star never shook the moonlighting-actor vibe; on When the Sun Goes Down, though, she sounds fully invested in tart electro-disco ditties like ”Bang Bang Bang,” which strongly recalls La Roux’s ”Bulletproof.” And the top-shelf collaborators don’t hurt — see: the grinding ”Whiplash,” co-penned by one Britney Spears. B+

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Originally posted July 10 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT

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