Song War: Beyonce’s “1+1” vs. The Dream’s “Nothing But Love”


The Internets have been buzzing about Beyonce’s new “1+1” song that she performed last week on the “American Idol” finale.

So much that producer, The Dream – who wrote the original song – felt he needed to show his fans the original demo of the track. Dream’s demo, called “Nothing But Love” has hit the web and with it comes mixed reviews.

While the songs are essentially still the same, Beyonce decided to change the title to “1+1” and the melody. The two versions are below for you to check out. Did Bey do the song justice, or is The Dream’s original vision for the song, right on?

The Dream, “Nothing But Love”:

Beyonce, “1+1”: