To that end, he lavishes 'Battlefield' with ear-bashing drums, lashings of guitar, piano straight off an old Bonnie Tyler record, chanty backing vocals and, if you listen carefully, an electro effect that sounds a bit like Sonar. To say his production job's bombastic is like calling Lady GaGa a bit of a show off. Fortunately, 'Battlefield' has the killer pop hooks to carry it off and Jordin Sparks is enough of a singer to rise above the rumpus. The result? A strong contender for single of the year.
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