Usher’s last album, Looking 4 Myself, found the seasoned R&B icon experimenting with EDM, and producing one of his best singles ever, the intense slow-burner, “Climax“.

With his new album around the corner, fans are eagerly awaiting to see if the singer will pursue this direction further or– with his seminal album,Confessions celebrating its 10th anniversary this year –go back to basics.

Good Kisser” is certainly looking backward, but perhaps a little farther than the crooner’s classic R&B beginnings. The single borrows more from soul, incorporating live instrumentation and funk rhythms for a sound akin to revisionary dance singles like “Blurred Lines” and “Get Lucky”.