”Today Was a Fairytale”
”You told me I was pretty when I looked like a mess,” Swift croons. We’d like her Valentine’s Day soundtrack tune more if we hadn’t heard the similar, superior ”You Belong With Me” so often.
”Your Love’s a Drug”
Gossip Girl’s queen bee easily clears the low bar set for starlets-turned-singers on this effervescent, surprisingly hooky synth-pop sparkler.
The cartoon primates will return after a five-year absence with March 9’s Plastic Beach. The first single is this robotic disco groove, featuring fiery vocals from soul legend Bobby Womack and some short-but-sweet rhymes from rapper Mos Def.