Hold On 'Til the Night (2011) Last year, the 13-year-old Oklahoman's aching cover of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" became a viral smash and landed him a record deal with Ellen DeGeneres. Forgoing… 2011-08-02 Greyson Chance Pop eleveneleven
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Hold On 'Til the Night (2011)

CHANCE SUPERSTAR The YouTube sensation has put out a surprisingly mature debut
CHANCE SUPERSTAR The YouTube sensation has put out a surprisingly mature debut
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Aug 02, 2011; Lead Performance: Greyson Chance; Genre: Pop; Production: eleveneleven

Last year, the 13-year-old Oklahoman's aching cover of Lady Gaga's ''Paparazzi'' became a viral smash and landed him a record deal with Ellen DeGeneres. Forgoing the enthusiastic pandering perpetrated by other Disneyfied tweens, Chance reveals a surprisingly mature voice on Hold On 'Til the Night (''Heart Like Stone'' provides a welcome touch of outsider brooding), though the Facebook-spurred melodrama of ''Unfriend You'' reminds listeners that he is, after all, just a kid. B

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Originally posted Jul 27, 2011 Published in issue #1166 Aug 05, 2011 Order article reprints