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Top 50 Singles 2009 (20-11)

And so, after some delay, we hit the top 20. In it, there’s pop, and there’s stuff that sounds pop in my head but might not be. There are lots of excellent songs though, which I guess is the point of this thing, right?

Clicky below. And click back a few entries for parts 1-3. Yes!

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Girls Aloud – Untouchable


Something seemed to fail to click in place properly when I listened to this and I thought ‘ooh, Girls Aloud are sounding a bit like Saint Etienne these days aren’t they?’ Obviously it’s the other way round and that, what with the Xenomania connection. But put this next to the superlative Method of Modern Love and it pales a bit. It’s still pretty good though, and up with the better tracks GA have put out in the last few years. The vid’s kind of superficially fun but actually looks a bit cheap, like they’re trying to look like they’re in SPACE but actually they look like they’re in, I dunno, a shed with some flashy lights and PVC. Out 27th April.


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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New Releases 17th March 2008

Single of the Week: Sonny J – Enfant Terrible
I have to say this has been my least favourite week for singles so far in 2008. No discredit to Sonny J though, as this is one of the more interesting things I’ve heard all year. Not French, as the title might suggest, Sonnington James III is in fact a Scouse turntablist, seemingly with a penchant for throwing every sample in the box at a song. A sensible recent touchpoint is The Go! Team, and while this track isn’t quite the finished product, it has some gloriously deranged moments, and on occasion recalls some of the better moments of Stereo Total.

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