Cannibal

Cannibal

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by Ke$ha
     
 

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Taking a cue from Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster, Kesha's Cannibal is a mini-LP released on its own, and also tacked onto her debut, Animal, which has been squeezed dry of hits. Cannibal is expressly designed to rectify that situation, amplifying every elementSee more details below

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Taking a cue from Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster, Kesha's Cannibal is a mini-LP released on its own, and also tacked onto her debut, Animal, which has been squeezed dry of hits. Cannibal is expressly designed to rectify that situation, amplifying every element of Kesha's persona -- the singsong hooks, the relentless Dr. Luke loops, the squeaked sleazy rhymes, the defiantly transparent Auto-Tune slathered on every track. Despite a tacked-on unnecessary remix of "Animal," there is no slowing of momentum on Cannibal, no time spent on meaningless self-reflection -- it's just relentless, pulsating trash, its unapologetic vulgarity chipping away at your better impulses. Kesha is either smart or shameless enough -- ultimately the difference doesn't really matter -- to realize her calling card is her unrepentant filthiness, so she taunts that she'll "C U Next Tuesday," teases that this place is about to "Blow," raves that "the beat so fat gonna make me come" on the appropriately titled "Sleazy," then far eclipses Katy Perry's malicious "Ur so Gay" on the nasty "Grow a Pear." Sure, Max Martin's hooks and especially Dr. Luke's neon-colored throb push these tunes into your head -- they're in top form, aided by the tight focus of an eight-track EP, Cannibal's brevity trumping the scattershot Animal -- but what makes them stick is Kesha. She's all ravenous id, spitting at strangers and backstabbing friends, humiliating hotties, and laughing at the wreckage in her wake. She is who she is and she offers no apologies.

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/22/2010
Label:
Rca
UPC:
0886978056023
catalogNumber:
780560

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ke$ha   Primary Artist
David Gamson   Musician
Max Martin   Musician
Emily Wright   Background Vocals
Luke   Musician
Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald   Background Vocals
Billboard   Musician
Benny Blanco   Musician
Sam Holland   Background Vocals
Kool Kojak   Musician
Benjamin Levin   Background Vocals
Shondrae "Mr. Bangladesh" Crawford   Musician
Rani Hancock   Background Vocals
Ammo   Musician

Technical Credits

David Gamson   Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Chris Gehringer   Mastering
Greg Kurstin   Composer,Producer
Max Martin   Composer,Programming,Producer
Pebe Sebert   Composer
Ken Levitan   Management
Emily Wright   Engineer
Klas Åhlund   Composer
Luke   Programming,Producer,Executive Producer
Eric Weaver   Engineer
Jack Rovner   Management
Seth Waldmann   Engineer
Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald   Composer
Mac Attkisson   Engineer
Billboard   Programming,Producer,Remixing,Additional Production
Benny Blanco   Programming,Producer
Nicki Loranger   Management
Sam Holland   Engineer
Joshua Coleman   Composer
Marc Nelkin   Composer
Kool Kojak   Programming,Producer
Kesha Sebert   Composer
Benjamin Levin   Composer
Chris Holmes   Engineer
Chris "Tek" O'Ryan   Engineer
Shondrae "Mr. Bangladesh" Crawford   Programming,Producer
Shondrae Crawford   Composer
Emily Burton   Management
Allan Grigg   Composer
Jacob Kasher Hindlin   Composer
Mathieu Jomphe   Composer
Ammo   Programming,Producer

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