Stephen Colbert's "StePhest Colbchella '013 Song of the Summer of the Century" made me think that it wasn't all Daft Punk and Robin Thicke this summer -- there are other songs that might have qualified as a "song of the summer", but were overlooked. This one, released in June, qualifies.
And the song (though not the album) is free on Amazon for a limited time.
What songs of this summer have been overlooked? And what are you listening to tonight?
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Here's a tune from an electronic artist with a pretty solid release from earlier this year. James Blake released his album "Overgrown" containing this song, "Retrograde", this past April, putting his own unique touch on modern electronic music. Read more...