Most of Outgunned is dated grimetronica, with gunmetal-gray riffs clunking over rhythms shredded with tired samples and overplayed arena-techno clichés. Particularly loathsome is "Hot Ride," a horrendous attempt at hard rock featuring a little girl-gone-satanic reading of the Fifth Dimension's "Up, Up and Away" by Juliette Lewis. The highlights are few and far between: There's "Girls," with its maniacal synth squiggles, '80s electro breaks, and rap breakdowns; Liam Gallagher's slurring sleazefest "Shoot Down"; and Twista's agile vocal tumbling on "Get Up Get Off." What stands out is how devoid of vibrancy or new ideas it all is.
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