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Discovery's take on The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" reinvents the song as one slowed-down jam, which aptly describes the overall sound of LP. An electronic R&B pair from New York City, Discovery relies too much on the downtempo, the slow boil, percolating synths and vocal effects; a little too much deck-shoed pseudo-awkwardness and puffy-vested hipsterism. You can't be cocky without the compositional chops (i.e., melodic sense) to back it up. The facade comes down on "It's Not My Fault (It's My Fault)," with its clear harmonies and structure (reminiscent of His Name is Alive). It's a glimmer of interest, giving hope for future releases.

I Want You Back - Discovery
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