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Top 75 Tracks 2010, part 4

Getting juicier now. All being well this should be finished by Christmas.

For now – here are 10 more amazing popular music records that came out in 2010.

Spotify countdown playlist continues, but for the full experience of me aimlessly rambling about songs, please click below:

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New Releases 25th August 2008


Single of the Week: Lykke Li – Breaking It Up
Third brilliant single in a row, and on the evidence of her live shows this is only the beginning, for my undisputed artist of the year so far. There’s an oddness to her style which some might characterise as twee, but to me Lykke Li is a serious star in the making. There’s a reserve evident on many of the songs on Youth Novels that it seems like she’s itching to break out of. This re-worked version of the more mannered album track could mark the beginnings of that process. Where she goes next is anyone’s guess, but hopefully it will involve translating more of her irrepresible live energy onto record. I’ll be happy whatever, but she deserves to reach as big an audience as possible.

I’ve run out of superlatives, to be honest, so here’s an extra treat. The clip below begins with a bit of Lykke guesting live with Kleerup on their superb collaboration, Until We Bleed (full version without video here). It then segues into another, slightly more well-known Kleerup track…

Oh to have been there! Still, it’s been a good week…
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Spoilers

Here’s a bunch of videos and pseudo-videos for some upcoming singles you might be interested in.

As ever, judgement is reserved ’til the week of release, but safe to say there’s a few goodies in here.

Let’s kick off with a bit of Tilly and the Wall…


Tilly & The Wall – Beat Control (15th September)

Click below for loads more stuff…  comments appreciated.  Also, if I’ve missed anything good – let me know…

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