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Here is the official video for Janelle Monae’s single ‘Tightrope’ off her upcoming album ‘The ArchAndroid’. ‘Tightrope’ features Big Boi. ‘The ArchAndroid’ will be in stores May 18th.
Mtvu.com said – Janelle Monae rocks a tux Marlene Dietrich-style to liven up the psych ward with some smooth dance moves in “Tightrope.”
Camille from HardCandyMusic.com – “Woohoo its a good day when you get new Janelle Monáe music! I’m loving this new track Tightrope that features Big Boi. This is so damn funky she never disappoints! This is taken from her forthcoming album The ArchAndroid which I cannot wait to hear! “
PitchFork.com says – “R&B art-freak Janelle Monae rocks a cartoon-huge pompadour and writes concept EPs about robot revolutions (or something), but on “Tightrope”, she backs all that space-talk up with serious old-school entertainer bona fides. The sped-up alien backing vocals are the only thing about this song that screams sci-fi; instead, the track is a vicious, greasy, ….“