June 05, 2008

Song of the Day

"American Boy" by Estelle feat. Kanye West.

Wait. What's the point of having British friends if they don't tell me about hot music like this? I'm looking at all y'all.

I, of course, love the line about Brooklyn. What's good?

Posted by Karol at June 5, 2008 09:58 PM | TrackBack
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It's funny, because I've heard this song in the rotation at Hot-97 for the past few months and have been strangely disinclined to switch the station, which I suppose just goes to validate Mr. West's Big Mac/Donald Trump Theorem.

Posted by: Gerard at June 6, 2008 01:26 AM

"Take me to New York/ I want to see LA"
A very tall building and very powerful telescope needed. There's a few spoof versions (eg Somerset boy) as well.
Every time I've reccommended a track, you've left it hanging, so I stopped. Dizzee Rascal, Goldfrapp, Calvin Harris and Mark Ronson (including the Amy Winehouse rework of the classic Zutons "Valerie" (original better IMO).

Posted by: bryan at June 6, 2008 03:38 AM

Oh and Elbow. "The seldom seen Kid" is shaping up to be a classic IMO. Their version of "Independent Woman" by kittens (in flat caps) is on

Posted by: bryan at June 6, 2008 03:43 AM

Normally I just dispise this kind of music, but this girl's voice is just mesmerizing.

Posted by: Eric at June 6, 2008 01:14 PM

Hey, wait a second. The shadow's doing something different! That ain't right.

Posted by: bour3 at June 7, 2008 02:03 AM

bour3, is this a Dr Who reference?
See, I've reccommended some people again, and not even a 'I don't like Dizzee Rascal, he's crap'. Some feedback will help if you want forwarning of British new acts. Or you could peruse BBC Radio 1 once in a while. Many tastes catered for, but plenty of cutting edge stuff.

Posted by: bryan at June 8, 2008 02:57 AM
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