Lea Michele overacts as her new single “Cannonball” sinks hook-less, like a stone

“I’ll fly like a cannonball,” Glee-alum Lea Michele sings on her first original single, but what goes up eventually must also come down in a gory explosion of pyrotechnic overkill. At least that’s what happens here in a single which explodes in all the wrong ways, something only Michael Bay could fully appreciate.

Akin to something from a bad Broadway rock musical, Michele overacts her way through the video, backed by her own overwrought vocals, verses and chorus merging into one dense morass of pop miscalculation. The basic message is this: I’m lonely inside, but I’m going to get out there once I light this fuse and live my life, today … today … today …” Michele repeats words and phrases as though beating us with a blunt rhetorical instrument will make us like this song even in the slightest.

I in turn will start living today, and my first step will be vowing never to play this song again. If you’re feeling particularly masochistic, you can press play on the video below and then make the same vow never to do so again. But don’t say I didn’t warn you!

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4 thoughts on “Lea Michele overacts as her new single “Cannonball” sinks hook-less, like a stone

  1. … “I close the door”… Ouch, I was hoping this was a joke, but alas. Your descriptives are hilariously spot on. Now, I’ll share this on fb so everyone I know will have the same horrible experience. Thanks for the laugh!

  2. I’m curious as to why a canonball is what imagery came to the writer’s mind as something that flies. Granted they fly, but many other things do too. That aren’t from the Civil War. And aren’t dense as shit.

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