"Melrose"

Community actor Donald Glover returns as his surprisingly good rap alias, Childish Gambino, for a few minutes of Frank Ocean-ic R&B minimals – falsetto loveman action over last-call jazz piano and a molasses beat. It's luxuriantly vibey psych soul – so vibey it feels more like an intriguing demo than a finished song.

From The Archives Issue 1197: December 5, 2013
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