Crystal Castles - Courtship Dating
The number 3 track in our May Top 20 definitely has the requisite rare, addictive quality that defines a killer track in our book. It's weird electro throb is puzzling at first listen, but as soon as it's over you just need to hit the replay button and have another go at deciphering this glorious mess. And just as another burst of noise shreds the melodic electropop, you realize that you're hooked for good and there's nothing you can do about it. Except, maybe, listen to the whole of the Crystal Castles debut album, where you'll find several more beautifully chaotic feel-good-hits of similar quality. Simply put, one of the albums of the year is here!