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June 28th, 2010


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katstevens
03:06 pm - A New Decade In Pop: Week #26
The mercury is rising, the football jingoism is long gone, and the GBP can get on with the important business of eating ice cream and getting sunburnt. Katy and Snoop hit the top spot.

Poll #1585017 A New Decade In Pop: Week #26

Which of these new entries are any good at all?

Katy Perry ft Snoop Dogg - California Gurls
3(12.0%)
Eminem ft Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie
0(0.0%)
Scissor Sisters - Fire With Fire
2(8.0%)
Diddy/Dirty Money - Hello Good Morning
0(0.0%)
Big Boi - Shutterbugg
8(32.0%)
DON'T LIKE ANY
0(0.0%)

We're halfway through the year! What's your best song of 2010 so far?



Feel free to post your 2010 top 10 singles/albums lists in the comments!
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From:katstevens
Date:June 28th, 2010 03:14 pm (UTC)

My top er, 23 of the year so far:

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Mariah ft Nicki Minaj - Up Out My Face
Joy Orbison - BRKLN CLLN
Alicia Keys - Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
Big Boi - Shutterbug
Sleigh Bells - Infinity Guitars
Janelle Monae - Tightrope
Kelis - 4th July
Tinie Tempah - Pass Out
Hera Bjork - Je Ne Sais Quoi (Iceland Eurovision entry)
New Boyz ft Tyga - Cricketz
Ludacris ft Nicki Minaj - My Chick Bad
Sleigh Bells - Tell 'Em
Lady Gaga ft Beyonce - Telephone
Adam Lambert - For Your Entertainment
Gabriella Cilmi - On A Mission
Crystal Castles - Celestica
Ikonika - Psoriasis
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Bittersweet
Gucci Mane - Lemonade
Pantha Du Prince - Behind The Stars
Gramophonedzie - Why Don't You
Florence & The Machine - Dog Days Are Over
Paramore - The Only Exception (SHUT UP IT'S GOOD)
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From:koganbot
Date:June 28th, 2010 04:18 pm (UTC)

Re: My top er, 23 of the year so far:

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Ha, no crossover with anything on my top 20, but a number of these are on my long list (e.g., Tinie, Sophie).
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From:koganbot
Date:June 28th, 2010 04:58 pm (UTC)

Top 20 tracks first half 2010 (includes nonsingles)

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"Blah Blah Blah" is the big shaggy dripping mutt that's splattering in all directions and taking on all comers.

1. Ke$ha ft. 3OH!3 "Blah Blah Blah"
2. Lloyd "Night & Day"
3. Selena Gomez & the Scene "Kiss & Tell"
4. Selena Gomez & the Scene "Naturally"
5. Princesa "Más Fuego"
6. DJ Sbu "Vuvuzela Bafana"
7. I Blåme Coco ft. Robyn "Caesar"
8. Intocable "Estamos en Algo"
9. Lil Wayne ft. Eminem "Drop The World" (yes, this goes slow and grinds through walls, doorframes, and floors)
10. Dizzee Rascal & Florence + The Machine "You Got The Dirtee Love" (live recording) (this grinds too, and rams, and bludgeons)
11. Didi Benami "Play With Fire" (live recording)
12. Wiley & Chew Fu "Take That"
13. Little Big Town "Little White Church"
14. Didi Benami "Rhiannon" (live recording)
15. Ke$ha "Party At A Rich Dude's House"
16. M.I.A. "Born Free"
17. Ke$ha "Backstabber"
18. Princesa "Dembow"
19. Hurts "Wonderful Life"
20. Rihanna "Te Amo"
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From:koganbot
Date:June 28th, 2010 05:01 pm (UTC)

Re: Top 20 tracks first half 2010 (includes nonsingles)

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From:piratemoggy
Date:June 28th, 2010 06:50 pm (UTC)

SONGS I CAN REMEMBER FROM THIS YEAR SO FAR:

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1. Lady Gaga- Alejandro
2. N-Dubz & Mr Hudson- Playing With Fire
3. Deesha- You Got Me
4. Alicia Keys- Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
5. Jason Derulo- In My Head
6. Travie McCoy- Millionaire
7. Uh. Yeah. Uh. Some postrock or something?

*kicks self out of Poptimists*
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From:katstevens
Date:June 28th, 2010 09:51 pm (UTC)

Re: SONGS I CAN REMEMBER FROM THIS YEAR SO FAR:

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I have decided that Ridin Solo is Acceptable. In My Head is still too chugging for me though.
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From:piratemoggy
Date:June 28th, 2010 10:25 pm (UTC)
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I find it embarassingly sexy to the point where I have had to stop listening to it in public but then I do love a bit of chug.
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From:jel_bugle
Date:June 28th, 2010 09:51 pm (UTC)
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this is my favourite song of this year:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59lyODNtrSc
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From:jel_bugle
Date:June 28th, 2010 09:52 pm (UTC)
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DEVO - "What We Do"

I'm very out-of-touch.
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From:askbask
Date:June 28th, 2010 10:07 pm (UTC)
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Is that Lloyd "Night and Day" 2010? Love it, but never noticed it having any release outside of the EP thingy last year.

2NE1 - Try to Follow Me
Lee Hyori ft Gary - 그네
Giggs ft B.o.B - Don't Go There
New Boyz & Tyga - Cricketz
SNSD - Oh!
Ms Dynamite / Zinc - Wile Out
Miranda Cosgrove - Kissin U
Hey - Gravity
t.A.T.u - Sparks
The-Dream - F.I.L.A
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From:askbask
Date:June 28th, 2010 10:12 pm (UTC)
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Shit I forgot the best one of them all!

Perfume - Natural Beauty, the most cracking, crackling and optimistic thing I've heard this decade. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edyARJq9sgM
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From:koganbot
Date:June 29th, 2010 03:47 am (UTC)
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I didn't know that "Night and Day" was a release at all (thought it was only leaked, admittedly last year, but it's on my list in hopes it'll get a release this year; but if it did last year, I don't suppose it can stay).
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From:koganbot
Date:June 29th, 2010 05:45 am (UTC)
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Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg "California Gurls": Where her voice had once scratched and grated, here in the glittering light it sounds like bright and goofy sound effects. TICK.

Eminem ft. Rihanna "Love The Way You Lie": The cornered, weaving, lost soul of "Kim," but the voice is now overweight and tired. Sad. Rihanna is beautiful, but that's not enough to resuscitate this. NO TICK.

Scissor Sisters "Fire With Fire": Shears doesn't have the voice to lift this even an inch off the floor. NO TICK.

Diddy - Dirty Money ft. T.I. "Hello Good Morning": Diddy's an announcer more than a rapper here, and that fits the track: big bass, stage setting, sky painting, and quick bits of rapping from T.I. TICK.

Big Boi "Shutterbugg": Elastic voice at the start, then excellent swaying and rhythm shifts from Boi's mouth, shadowed by blips. Still feels vague and unfocused overall, deliberately, but I wish it didn't. BORDERLINE TICK.

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