Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On

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242 – Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On (2006)
Written by Corinne Bailey Rae, John Beck, Steve Chrisanthou
Produced by Steve Chrisanthou and Jimmy Hogarth
Label – EMI

It’s very easy to be glib about classy pop songs and there’s a probability that this light-hearted wheeze didn’t get the serious acclaim it deserved. With its breathy tune , simple acoustic strumming and 60s styling, the chorus booms out and ensures the listener’s attention to a carefree effervescence that only comes from listening to a beautifully constructed, summer shimmer of a tune.

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