Kelly Clarkson Gets Lucky

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1. Kelly Clarkson, “With a Little Bit of Luck” (demo)
This track will need more than a little bit of luck to put Clarkson back on top of the charts (more like a million dollars’ worth of production and engineering), but the melody’s not bad. We like it. [Pretty Much Amazing]

2. Liars, “Army of Me” (Björk cover)
If an army of Björks is like the crazy mix of aliens in the Rebel Alliance, this army of Liars is more like Darth Vader’s storm troopers — twice as deadly and way cooler. [Pitchfork]

3. Poni Hoax, “Paper Bride”
Poni hoaxes and paper brides? You’d expect these guys to be as inauthentic as JT LeRoy. You’d totally be wrong though. [20 Jazz Funk Greats]

4. Newton Faulkner, “Teardrop” (Massive Attack cover)
Ever wonder what it would sound like if Soundgarden did an acoustic cover of a Massive Attack song? They you and Newton Faulkner are the only ones! [Bag of Songs]

5. Lettuce, “Speakeasy”
A funk band from Boston called Lettuce. Coming soon to a frat near you. [Here Comes the Flood] —Ehren Gresehover

Kelly Clarkson Gets Lucky