Since I’m bad about putting up new music releases each week and sometimes some weeks just don’t have anything good to release, I thought I’d change it up and go over the good stuff that was released in the past month. Here is some interesting stuff that was released in March.
Album: Head First
RIYL: Groove Armada, Little Boots, Dragonette, Lady Gaga, Hot Chip
Goldfrapp’s music ranges from dance synth pop to ambient mood music. This album seems to be a combination of the two. The first single sounds like something that is straight out of Xanadu though. The rest of the album varies from that a bit, but it is a fun first single.
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I usually do my favorite albums from the past year, but I also downloaded a lot of singles that I loved. I didn’t want to forget them. For most of these, I have the albums to go along with the song, but some of them are just really good songs all on their own when the album didn’t really do it for me.
Below there is a clip of each song. The entire playlist is also available on YouTube.
Favorite Song 2009
Artist: Miike Snow
Album: Miike Snow
How did I determine which would be my overall favorite song of the year? In 2008, I could not stop listening to “Sex on Fire” by Kings of Leon over and over and over again. This year, that honor goes to Miike Snow’s “Animal”. I still am not sick of it. It is just catchy and makes my head start bouncing whenever I hear it. I heard it for the first time while I was listening to the new releases on Amazon, which I really need to get back to doing. I then heard the song a couple of times on 94.7. It wasn’t played too often, but I loved it. They are a Swedish band. I saw them live a few months back. They were excellent.
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These are songs I’ve been listening to a lot this summer. Some of them are new and some of them, I just recently discovered, so they are new to me!
Entire YouTube Playlist: Summer ’09 Playlist
Miike Snow – Animal
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Melissa was quizzing me today about some good road trip music. I was sharing what I currently had on the Ipod and she was scribbling band names down. I decided to put together some songs for a playlist so she can hear what I think are the best of what I talked about today!