Night Shades These electro-emo brats broke big with "Good Girls Go Bad," their irresistible '09 collab with Gossip Girl Leighton Meester. Two years later, they've become full-on… Night Shades These electro-emo brats broke big with "Good Girls Go Bad," their irresistible '09 collab with Gossip Girl Leighton Meester. Two years later, they've become full-on… 2011-08-29 Cobra Starship Pop Fueled By Ramen
Music Review

Night Shades (2011)

COBRA STARSHIP From party crashers to VIPs still wearing sunglasses at night
COBRA STARSHIP From party crashers to VIPs still wearing sunglasses at night
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Aug 29, 2011; Lead Performance: Cobra Starship; Genre: Pop; Production: Fueled By Ramen

These electro-emo brats broke big with ''Good Girls Go Bad,'' their irresistible '09 collab with Gossip Girl Leighton Meester. Two years later, they've become full-on pop-meisters, spinning out sleek club jams produced by Stargate and Ryan Tedder. The hooks here are undeniably sharp — especially on ''#1Nite (One Night),'' which swipes the melody from Usher's ''DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love.'' But Cobra were more fun as party crashers than they are as VIPs. B–

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Originally posted Aug 24, 2011 Published in issue #1170 Sep 02, 2011 Order article reprints