Thursday, 19 August 2010

Number One, #4

Today being Thursday, I realise this is ridiculously delayed, for a combination of good personal reasons and a less professional but nonetheless all-pervading dread of this week's song. But if this has any chance of being the semi-regular feature I want it to be, I have to finish it before next week's. Which hopefully won't be delayed.

Flo Rida - The Club Can't Handle Me (feat. David Guetta)
A week or so ago, young Miles came to me - I am, after all, a doctor of Pitchforkism, just as I am a doctor of love - with a problem. This song, Club Can't Handle Me by Flo Rida and David Guetta, two artists whose previous music he had no love for him, it worked for him.

So I listened to it, and found I was not suffering from the same affliction. It's not as obnoxious as I remembered, as I reluctantly gave up my LCD Soundsystem and typed in those words into Spotify's search bar, huffing like the petulant indie-child I am.

It is, dare I say it, actually a little fun, and I can see why it would make sense for someone, but that person is not me. Except for the bit at the beginning, where Flo (presumably this is how we are to refer to this ridiculously monickered gentleman) shouts out to his track companion "I see you D. Guetta, let's get 'em". This bit is solid gold.

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