‘Morning ‘by Zara Larsson – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★
Zara Larsson is undeniably one of the most talented songstresses of recent times. She has had a sublime few years at the top of the charts with previous hits such as ‘Lush Life‘ and ‘Ain’t My Fault‘. But her new release, ‘Morning‘ from her ‘Poster Girl‘ album, isn’t doing too much for us, sadly.
The track kicks off with an intro that is a mirror image of Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran’s ‘I Don’t Care‘; the drum rhythm is almost identical (comparison below). However, Zara does unleash a top-class vocal performance with her delicious tones rising out of the mix in quick succession. She is red hot with her prowess, but her songwriting delves too far into a route that many have taken several times previously, and the uncanny reflections do not stop with Bieber and Sheeran either.
Furthermore, in the refrain, many may mistake her vocal hooks for Rihanna. It is not new news that Zara finds huge influence in Bieber and Rihanna, which is all well and good. However, ‘Morning‘ is almost a result of putting Bieber and Rihanna’s hits into a blender. It isn’t novel enough for an artist at the top of their game. Also, Zara has a unique flair of her own, and she should leverage her talent with a sound that makes her stand out to her peers instead of following their paths.
Zara does have the golden ticket to be the biggest pop star on the planet, and she is still young; therefore, she has a chance to pull it off, but we would love to see her head into a realm of her own, first, and then she will rise the echelon even faster.
You can take a listen to ‘Morning ‘by Zara Larsson below. Also, please let us know your thoughts on this new release by commenting beneath this article. As always, we love to hear your feedback. So, do you think this is one of the best new tracks from Zara? Or are you finding too much similarity too?