Titus Jones - Somebody Loves Summer (Calvin Harris X Betty Who X Whitney Houston)
Nashville mash-up music producer Titus Jones might not have penned any tunes, but his ability to fuse the biggest pop hits into a coherent aural experience is praiseworthy. His latest single features Jones wrapping Calvin Harris' Summer, Betty Who's Somebody Loves You and the late Whitney Houston's Wanna Dance With Somebody into one mighty mix. Impressive.
Cross Gene - Amazing-Bad Lady
It's a pity that two years after their debut, K-pop multinational boy band Cross Gene - group members hail from South Korea, China and Japan - have yet to make the leap to the A-list. Suave and armed with cool dance moves, the six boys' new track is sexy, sensual and titillating. Good news for fangirls: There is reportedly a lot of Michael Jackson-like crotch-grabbing in their music video.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Love is a Camera
The British singer used to be known as a pop disco diva, thanks to her 2001 chart-topping groovy numbers Take Me Home and Murder on the Dancefloor. Here, the mother of three turns to Russian folk, baroque, tango and orchestral music for inspiration. Bewitching with a dramatic build-up to the chorus, it is Ellis-Bextor's most intriguing song to date.
This article was first published on JULY 2, 2014.
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