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Beth Ditto – I Wrote The Book

As anyone who heard last year’s Cruel Intentions will know, the Beth Ditto/ Simian Mobile Disco combination works quite nicely. Beth’s voice is actually rather pretty when layered over some tasteful downbeat dance music, rather than shouting over some predictable old garage rock.

Anyhow, she’s about to release her debut self-titled solo EP, again with help from those SMD chaps. Here’s the first taster from it. Not going to change the world, but enjoyable enough.

Listen below to the full version of “I Wrote the Book” and a sampler of the rest of the EP.

Beth Ditto – I Wrote The Book

Beth Ditto EP preview

Simian Mobile Disco – Cruel Intentions

This one didn’t really grab me at first. I’m not particularly fussed about Beth Ditto, who adds her distinctive but rather samey vocals to this mid-paced electro number. It’s got a certain charm though, that works its way through on multiple listens. Background music-y, but not in a bad way? Really.

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Gossip – Heavy Cross


Skins-soundtracking one-hit wonders. Naked NME covers. Blah blah blah. Should we care about the big comeback? Let’s find out…

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