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Video: Crystal Castles (ft. Robert Smith) – Not In Love

So there’s now a video for this, one of the better things that came out of the back end of 2010. A cover version of a pretty daft hair metal song, originally covered by a robot on Crystal Castles’ second eponymous album, before being made whole by the addition of Mr. Robert Smith.

The video, sadly, is terrible. Wishy-washy arty bollocks that makes my hungover eyes hurt more. Where’s my Alice Glass/Robert Smith ‘Dancing in the Street’ style love-in? Rubbish.

Top 75 Tracks 2010 – Top 20 Time!

All of these songs are guaranteed wonderful.

Previous installments: 75-51 | 50-41 | 40-31 | 30-21 | Spotify playlist so far.

And now into the top twenty we go…

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New Crystal Castles video – Baptism

AWESOME. It’s the weekend. Have some shouting and bleeping.