Ah, Gnarls Barkley. Where have you been? Indie fans who'd like a bit of rap no longer have to trawl through Outkast albums and skip over arrogant ol' Kanye's awful "skits" and grunts of "uh, yeah". You'll take a quick listen and be won over. Dangermouse producing the last Gorillaz album has had an audible effect. These guys are breezy and upbeat and fantastic and I'm not even sure if their singing style would be called "rap". The 8 songs I've heard so far are more than enough of an apology for Cee-Lo having co-penned the insanely woeful Don't Cha. Download, download.
The excellent record-breaker. It's got that summertime groove we know and love so well from other crossover hits like Feel Good Inc and Hey Ya!
Gone Daddy Gone
Gnarls include a cover of the Violent Femmes' track on their album to show off their indie sound and get down with the hipsters. If it's released as a single, it'll be the biggest hit of the summer.
The Kooks - Crazy
Their myspace, also featuring the pulsing Go Go Gadget Gospel and some of the best promo pictures ever conceived.