Monday, 13 December 2010

Track of the Week: 2010 #50 - The Track of the Year

The Futureheads - 'Heartbeat Song'

Unfortunately in a clean up of my hard drive (and transfer to a new one) I deleted what I was going to say about the Keep Pop Loud Track of the Year 2010: 'Heartbeat Song' by The Futureheads.

But there's little that I need to say really. This is quick simple and so very perfect. Like a modern day Buzzcocks this isn't about sonic exploration or reinventing the pop wheel. This is just a punk song about love. That's what pop music is for me. I like great songs and 'Heartbeat Song' is one of the best.

Plus, it snuck into the charts too. Big victory for the band who are self-releasing.

View the full countdown.

As a bonus, take a look at The Futurheads ace Christmas single 'Christmas Was Better In The '80s'

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