Two unreleased songs by Nicole Scherzinger leaked: "Wild Dream" and "Freak."
Nicole Scherzinger sort of scrapped promoting her latest record "Big Fat Lie" since releasing it last fall after it received luke warm reactions, instead focusing on her role in Cats the musical in London. That since ended, and she's currently moved back to the states to hopefully record her next album. It appears the general public hasn't connected with Nicole's music since leaving the Pussycat Dolls, but songs like "Wild Dream" and "Freak" might be her ticket to land a coveted spot on the Top 40. We have no idea where, why or how these new tracks blitzed onto the Internet, but does it matter? It has us talking about her music once again, and that's something Miss Scherzinger needs if she wants to remain a blip on the peoples' musical radar.
"Wild Dream" showcases Scherzy's breathy vocals intermixed with a punchy build-up to the chorus. It's a mid-tempo jam that's true to her style, but isn't so forced like some of the songs on "Big Fat Lie." We can see why it was left on the cutting room floor as a demo, but it's a step in the right direction.
"If I'll be your wild dream you're never gonna wanna wake up / come lay your head down on me / I'll be your wild dream"
More trancey and electro than "Wild Dream," the second leaked demo titled "Freak" is a typical pop production Scherzinger would attempt, and it suits her well. There's a phenomenal house breakdown amidst the chorus that inserts itself rather than receives a proper build-up. She sneakily samples a line from the Pussycat Dolls hit "Don't Cha" then blasts to a video game techno sound before revisiting the breakdown.
"The freak comes out at night / come play with me"
BreatheHeavy interviewed Scherzinger last year and asked her about the plethora of unreleased material she had and if she'd ever share some of it.
“I’ve never left the studio. I’ve always been doing music. That’s what you’re supposed to do as an artist. I’m always writing and working on music. I find it very therapeutic and a cathartic experience.”