Songs selection 2007 + contest !
Here is a selection of songs that embellished my year... In addition of being terrific, they also mean a lot to me, for several reasons ! You can stream them all on the radio !
CONTEST CLOSED : WINNERS WILL RECEIVE A MAIL SOON !!
Wishing you a POPfull 2008, sweet darlings !!!
Soda Fountain Rag : "The saddest Boy again" (My Honey records)
The utmost thrilling bedroom pop you could figure out with innate qualities of bright songwriting !
Moto boy : Blue Motorbike (Songs I wish I had written)
"One guy with nothing but his guitar and his voice". His first digital (free) single... a true lost summer bilboard hit...
Rocca : Baby mine (Unreleased)
A burning anthem that will make you sweat and let your fragile body make all kind of unwanted dangerous moves.
Moscow Olympics : Still (Fraction Discs)
Pure shoegaze pop perfection from Philippines with stepped-up Cocteautwinesques accents...
Fitness Forever : Bacharach (Autoproduced)
Italian search for pop perfection...confidentially released in 2006 but only revealed to the - open-mouthed - world in 2007
Little big Adventure : Ben & Jerrys (Digital dwld))
The 3rd single, "packed with weeping guitars, heartbreaking lyrics and drunken beats...Hopefullness is lost and hopelessness is found"
Cloetta Paris : I miss you Someone (Digital dwld)
Simply a great song wrapped in a seducing eurodisco gift-packaging... instant crush guaranteed...
The Pains of being pure at Heart : This Love is fucking right (Painbow Records)
Magnificent noisy pop gem or "How the Field Mice would sound like if they were coming from New-York..."
Motocompo : Dream flows (Poplot)
Really charming electro pop song à la Ladytron from this Japanese girl-duo, a serious Perfume contestant !
A Smile and a Ribbon : Baby's Breath (Shelflife)
Vinyl crackles covered with heavenly vocals 'till that sudden tempo change that will borrow your heart !
Blind Terry : When Prefab Sprout wrecked my Mind (Cloudberry)
A superb bittersweet piano-driven pop song that could easily fit on the latest Camera Obscura album (thanks for insisting Bart)
The Sproutts : Hidden Costs (Autoproduced)
A ready-to-eat creamy melody right away from New-Zealand… somewhere between Weezers’ catchy hooks and a convulsing Pinback…
Invisible Twin : Best kept Secret (Le Grand Magistery)
The utmost delicate love song from the ex-Shoestrings duo, taken from the "A very Magistery Valentine" comp
Tillmanns : Heavy Rotation (Fraction Discs)
Early 80's hypnotic down beat whine...this great single has been in heavy rotation indeed
After-school Sports : Wind Up (Cosy Den Recordings)
Melodrama song on light comedy DIY music
Homecoming Party : Daring Girl (Unreleased)
This song is sticking into my head and making me giddy...haven't heard something so hypnotizing since ages !
Days : Downhill (Shelflife)
An endlessly postoned single that hounded us all year long...
Mike in Mono : Euro Eccentric (Static Caravan)
"Electronic analogue pop fudge, with underwater vocoder vocals... It truly is as catchy as turkey cough... Think a casio Debussy no less."
Sucrette : Love & Whistle (Autoproduced)
Pure modernism and innocence from this Kyoto duo...Prends ta sucrette, darling, c'est si bon !
Little Name : How to Swim and Live (Sleepy Records)
Broken hearts, horns, reverie, sparkling guitars, outmoded melody ...this is what it's all about : a step forward in the pursuit of happiness !
Dondolo : J'ai deux amours (La bulle sonore)
Mylène Farmer meets Jacno meets Casino Music...of course it's French and of course it's "trop trop bien"