- Adele - Hometown Glory: One word... "Goosebumps"!
- Tom Baxter - Skybound: A beautiful melancholy album of soothing songs
- Sebastien Tellier - Divine: From hipster darling to Eurovision contender. Only in France!
- Duffy - Mercy: Old fashioned white-soul stomper and a huge hit already
- Snoop Dogg - Sensual Seduction: Snoop sings... who knew?! Get used to hearing this song everywhere you go this coming summer
- Mark Brown - The Journey Continues: A chilled out track with lead vocals by Sarah Cracknell of Saint Etienne (no, not the football team!)
- Yoav - Club Thing: Interesting song by a South African singer who looks like a jewish James Blunt (thankfully not as awful!)
- Lupe Fiasco feat. Matthew Santos - Superstar: I keep feeling Robbie Williams would've added more spice to the chorus.
- Sarabeth Tucek - Hot Tears: Stoner rock with soft female vocals. A novel concept indeed!
- R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious: A hard rocking return to form
- Doug Walker - The Mystery: The first uplifting anthem of the year
- Axwell vs. Salim Al-Fakir - It's True: A feelgood dance mix of a pretty pop song by a Swedish singer with an Arabic name!
- MGMT - Time to Pretend: New-wave pop with witty lyrics
- Hercules and Love Affair - Blind: Highly original
- Vampire Weekend - Mansard Roof: Imagine Paul Simon's Graceland redone by an upstart punk-pop band
- أيامي بيك - أليسا: A great song in need of a dynamic singer with more energy
Friday, March 14, 2008
Playlist - March 2008
OK so the country's going to hell in a hand-basket... what better escape than a bumper crop of tunes?