Tomorrow, September 16th, Usher will release Hard II Love, his eighth studio album and first album in four years. It's actually already out exclusively on TIDAL.
To celebrate, let's revisit Usher's 2001 smash "U Remind Me (Of A Girl)." The song was his second #1 hit after ("Nice and Slow") and undoubtedly one of his most popular songs ever. The flute sound was hot in the early '00s, very hot indeed -- we can thank Scott Storch for that -- and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis make flute the backbone of "U Remind Me" -- the musical equivalent of a very pretty lady who reminds Usher (a little too much) of a girl that he once knew.
Thought that she was the one for me
Til I found out she was on her creep
Oh, she was sexing everyone, but me
This is why we could never be