Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Moloko – Sing It Back (1999)

427 – Moloko – Sing It Back (1999)
Written by Roisin Murphy & Mark Brydon
Produced by Moloko & Boris Dlugosch
Label – Echo/Sire/Warner Bros

For those who contend that dance music is too lightweight for critical evaluation and longevity amongst more “serious” genres, it is of course easy to justify this record’s inclusion in any top chart. The white hot rhythm played over a sumptuous organic bass groove, the sweet jazz guitar solo and Murphy’s teasing vocal bring a touch of Balearic sunshine that never sets.

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