Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Two pop songs that may be of interest

The Veronicas' album might not be out yet in the UK, but in a parallel universe (Australia) they're already on to single number three.

Cruel seems pretty generic after the icy chills and hot thrills of You Ruin Me and If You Love Someone, but as a balls-out pop song, it does a pretty good job.

The video sees the leather-clad sisters kidnapping a no-good ex-boyfriend and subjecting him to a humiliating punishment in the desert. But then, isn't that the plot of every Veronicas video?

The Veronicas - Cruel

Meanwhile, over in Sweden, emotional whirlwind Tove Lo has been "lending" her vocal talents to indie-pop outfit Urban Cone.

Come Back To Me has the relentless urgency you'd expect from the woman who brought us Habits (Stay High), and it's interesting to hear her voice in a more acoustic / organic setting.

That said, it's a minor track compared to her solo work or the Alleso assisted "We could be hero-oe-oe-oe-woah-ooooahs".

Here is a lyric video.

Urban Cone - Come Back To Me (ft Tove Lo)

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