“Movement Transmission” – Boards Of Canada
With the world still reeling from the Daft Punk advertising campaign, the slow realisation is dawning that from now on we’re only going to be able to listen to new music when it’s projected on the side of a building. First Kanye took to concrete slabs around the world and now Boards of Canada continue their interesting-if-you-like-that-kind-of-thing treasure hunt album campaign with a few pink blobs on a stage in Detroit playing their first new track in years.
“You’ve Changed” – Destiny’s Child (sort of)
Was there a Destiny’s Child reunion this year? I mean, they sang like a 1/3 of a song at the Superbowl and popped that slow jam on the end of their greatest hits, but it doesn’t really feel proper until you get to hear “Bug A Boo”. Anyway, this semi-reunion rolls on with a song on the Kelly album that is supposedly by Kelly Rowland ft. Beyoncé Knowles and Michelle Williams, who are, any 17th century Western philosopher will tell you, tautologous to Destiny’s Child. At least it's about some no good man whose going to feel the full force of Beyonce's back hand.