Okay, saw that a new Streets song was floating around that had been released or had something to do with Twitter, don’t ask me what, because 1) don’t know & 2) most likely don’t care because all that matters is that the music, regardless of what form of networking was chosen to release it is now out and about. Now, I’ll be honest with you (expect nothing less, okay?), my familiarity with The Streets is pretty much exclusive to that song that goes “dry your eyes mate…” BUT, with the invention of the tsuruloosie, I no longer need to wait for an album to (maybe) download, stick in the queue, eventually get to, and maybe enjoy. Nope, I am now free to grab a single song by lard knows who from lard knows where and give it a metaphorical spin! WHEE!
So, the song… Since it’s called “I Love My Phone”, I can only assume he has an iPhone, though I can’t tell if that’s what he’s rappin’ about (maybe it’s a Nokia, maybe that’s why he doesn’t say which implicitly?). The rhythm goes bop-bop-bop… bop-bop-bop, and you got one of those high-pitched repeating voices in the background while he jibbers on about pin numbers and what not until some guys overly sings “I frown inside”, I think, and there’s something about trousers and linings? Since rap is so much about the “rap”, after 5 or 6 listens trying to catch what he’s a rappin’ about, I kinda called it quits. Musically, the song really goes no where and rappin’ about some gadget that will probably be in a junkyard one day, not much of a connection for me.
Sorry Mr. Streets, not my cup o’ tea but that’s just me, I’m sure plenty of our readers love you and now love your new song! Good luck with the song and I imagine your new album, I think you got lots of fans who I’m sure will be eagerly waiting for your next tweeted twack, er, I mean track! Oh, and thanks for giving me a good excuse to post that George Michael video! Now sing it with me….
FREEEDOOOOOMM! OH FREEEDOOM! MY FREEDOOOOM!!! YOU GOTTA GIVE-A WHATCHA GIVE-A WHATCHA GIVE! YOU GOTCHA WHATCHA WANT FROM ME! THAT’S THE WAY IT’S GOT TUH BEEE! YEAH!