What Can I Say
Normally, I would pick WCIS over UI.............
Carrie performs the little Jesus out of Undo It and it makes me appreciate the song more!
I love WCIS, but I honestly think it gets lost amongst her other ballads sometimes. I voted Undo It (partially because of pity) because it's a fun, upbeat song that's actually my most played from PO.
I've never been a huge fan of WCIS, but it destroys Undo It. Beautiful lyrics, and I love, love love the falsetto.
I honestly think WCIS will hold up well for Carrie, and will be remembered as a gem down the road. It shows a different side to her voice, and the lyrics are simple, but still really powerful. I love the phrasing and melody, because it's not a chlice breakup song to me. It expresses regret, heartbreak and doubt, but it's still bittersweet. Yeah, it hurt, but it's still a part of me type message. I don't always think you have to regret mistakes, so I love all the emotions of the lyrics.
Undo It is a great concert song, but it doesn't hold a candle to WCIS in this case.
I finally decided that PO is least favorite album of Carrie's. The reason I say this because this is the only album where I skip the most songs. Don't get me wrong, I love some of the songs on PO but over all, I skipped some song (Quitter, Change, LAM, UD, UnA, CC and TH). So based on that, I think SH is my favorite as I love the flow of the album!!!
Lyrically UI is a very weak but I love the EDGYNESS of the song and I loved it at the concert but WCIS is very beautiful and I love the opening line but don't like Ashley's parts. He kind of kills the song for me but WCIS is a better song than UI. Therefore, I went with WCIS.
The pick was easy for me. Undo It gets my vote again. While I do love WCIS, I've never understood everyone's fascination with it. While I do think that it is in fact a beautiful song, it just doesn't stack up to some of the others on the album for me personally. However, I do think it could have done somewhat well as a single with the right promotion. Undo It is just...sigh. It definitely has found its way into my top 3 for this album
For me personally though, I can't really give you an answer as to why the song isn't one of my favorites. I will admit that I am a little more partial to SWISLY, but that doesn't mean I can't like WCIS. I think Ashley's vocals are fine, so it's definitely not that. Idk...there's just something that I can't put my finger on about it. I do like the song. I just don't LOVE the song.
That's fine, I suppose. I guess I have the same feeling about SWISLY. I still don't get what's so damn special about that song, especially in comparison to WCIS.
I think "What Can I Say" is by far the superior song of the two, both lyrically and musically. They're both Carrie co-writes - but in WCIS I think she's been more creative and ambitious. She's writing here with Steve McEwen (who also co-wrote some of Carrie's best album tracks, including SWISLY, IKYW and JAD - and although this is the first time he's actually written with Carrie herself, I think he understands her range and talent pretty well). Although , personally, I'm not a huge fan of Carrie's use of falsetto, I give her full credit for making it a prominent feature of this song, as it adds to its character and vocal experimentation. Another interesting feature is the complex vocal towards the end, when the two singers sing contrasting themes instead of harmonizing.
SWISLY vs TH.... THE ULTIMATE BATTLE.
SWISLY vs TH.... THE ULTIMATE SNOOZEFEST.
Uh Uh Uh Uh Uh Undo It! naanaa na na naa