Twenty-one times. That's how many times the word "awesome" is used in this song. People ask me why I don't like this song, and I point out that very reason: it's repetitive, and not in a good way - not at all! No, it's not as repetitive as Migos' "Versace," which is just the word "Versace" repeated over and over and over an infinite amount of times, but repetition in a song, in any song, is not good.
And before everyone draws their pitchforks and raises their torches, yes, I understand the song's message! Nothing is impossible when you work together as a team. But when you have a verse saying how figs, clogs and socks are just as awesome, it makes the song just as pointless. The message is great for a movie like this, but the execution is laughably terrible.
People have said that this is the top contender for the Oscar for Best Original Song. I look at "Let It Go" and wonder how we have fallen so far in such a very, very short time. However, all that lambasting I did, I have to give the song credit for two things: the melody is catchy, I have it stuck in my head now, and the faux-dubsteb was pretty good. All in all, I have to give it a 4/10. The movie gets a 7, but the song gets a 4. Over. Rated. Read more →