“Go-Go Gadget Gospel” by Gnarls Barkley (2006)

Gnarls Barkley was the perfect collision for the mid-aughts. Rotund futuristic soul man Ceelo Green joined forces with underground beat smith Danger Mouse and the result was magical, serving as a vehicle that increased the commercial and critical capital of both artists. They only released two projects together (a third has been discussed for years… Read More “Go-Go Gadget Gospel” by Gnarls Barkley (2006)

“Go Insane” by Lindsey Buckingham (1983)/”Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac (1976)

Poor Lindsey Buckingham. My man officially got sacked by his Fleetwood Mac bandmates just last year, and the parting does not appear to have been amicable. Sounds like the band took Lindsey’s own lyrics to heart; after all, he was the author and vocalist of “Go Your Own Way”, a song that is not only… Read More “Go Insane” by Lindsey Buckingham (1983)/”Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac (1976)

“The Glamorous Life” by Sheila E. (1984)

Prince’s demo version of “The Glamorous Life” (released on the Originals set earlier this year) is illuminating if only because it provided proof of what he brought to the table on this song, and what Sheila E. added. His soon-to-be protege shaded in what was already a monster track with her powerful percussion. The end result… Read More “The Glamorous Life” by Sheila E. (1984)