Here’s the new M.I.A. song, the first single from her upcoming, still untitled album. This one is less of the weird, percussion-heavy, worldly rapping and more of the lazy Paper Planes style singing (except for the chorus, in which MIA steps into some new territory where her singing sounds more than half-assed) mixed with pure pop over nicely balanced production from Blaqstarr. This may be too straightforward for some MIA fans craving more Arular, but it sure sounds like a hit while keeping in line with MIA’s unique style.
Had to bring back the wiggle pic. Still blows my mind.
M.I.A. – XXXO | YouSendIt
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