New Song: Ne-Yo – Closer

Published: Monday 10th Mar 2008 by Sam
Ne-Yo - Closer R&B star Ne-Yo is currently working on his third studio album. This new track ‘Closer’, which surfaced today, is said to be first single from the LP.
Upon listening to this, I was a little surprised. On the uptempo track, Ne-Yo fuses Euro-Dance/Pop with R&B, serving up a pretty solid song in the process. Considering the creative and sales slump he saw with his last album ‘Because of You’, I’m hoping this ‘different’ sound here is indicative of a new direction he’s venturing into musically.


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  1. SpazAttack March 10, 2008

    HIT!!! I love itt! Go Ne-Yo! I can’t wait to hear more of his new stuff!

  2. Anonymous March 10, 2008

    This is a good look! I didn’t care for his last album except the first single. Let’s see if he comes as hard as the songs he’s been writing for Mary and Janet.

  3. Anonymous March 10, 2008

    I think some of his fans will be disappointed..and personally this is too dance/pop for me. I feel like the video should be him with a cutoff shirt, baby oil on his chest and some dancing with lights a la J-Lo’s Waiting For Tonight video. :-\

  4. Anonymous March 10, 2008

    hott. i don’t like ne-yo, but this track is solid. [= hope this track won’t be another ‘because of you’ while the rest of the album sucks. im hoping for a better album, than his second.

  5. Anonymous March 11, 2008

    I can see a remix to this song already. You can already dance to this, but it’ll be a mega dace track. It’s alright.

  6. Anonymous March 11, 2008

    wow hes doing a letoya, realise like one single then go onto the next album

  7. Anonymous March 11, 2008

    not to sure about this i liked some of the r=tracks of his last album especially the duet with the dream girl cant remember her name at the mo but whats with the r&b artists going all dance on us all of a sudden

  8. Anonymous March 11, 2008

    i like it, sounds good….consistent

  9. Anonymous March 12, 2008

    man, i can’t believe all the hating on Ne-Yo, Because of You had some solid tracks (i.e. Can We Chill, Go on Girl). this joint sounds hot. thank for the post.

  10. Anonymous March 12, 2008

    yeah umm….all i can think of when i hear this mess is Pride weekend! Neyo go back to the drawing board…Do you hear what DAy 26 is comin out with…I know you’re going for the whole KID club beat, cuz that’s whats hott right now. but if you’re gonna do it you gotta do it right, those tracks of urs that sound like you made them in your house aren’t gonna cut it anymore if you’re trying to be more than just well….ray J.

  11. Amberly March 13, 2008

    Ne-Yo has done it again! Its definitely a hit. I just can’t stop dancing to this song.I Ne-Yo’s biggest fan (2nd only to his mother)so I love all his music.

  12. Anonymous March 15, 2008

    Sorry, couldn’t be bothered to find a user name.
    I like the song, although it’s a bit Enrique! i could imagine him writing this song for him.

  13. brilewis23 March 30, 2008

    THIS IS THE SH*T!!! Ne-Yo Love the new song. The production is flawless and the tone of the song is so infectious, had it on repeat for an hour. Can not waite to hear some more.

  14. d April 15, 2008

    its ok ….its a rummor that polow did a version check it on under sohhatlanta… its dope

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