Song of the Day #2,564: ‘57821’ – Janelle Monae

archandroidJanelle Monae’s The ArchaAdroid is an odd album that I’ve never really given the time it probably deserves.

I bought it because I loved the infectious single, ‘Tightrope,’ and I heard the rest of the album was equally worthy.

It may well be, but it’s definitely not as accessible as ‘Tightrope’ and I didn’t have the patience to stick with it.

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Song of the Day #2,558: ‘Humpty Dumpty’ – Aimee Mann

lostinspaceAimee Mann, off record, seems like a perfectly happy person.

She is friends with a bunch of comedians and actors who make cameo appearances in her often hilarious videos. She hosts an annual Christmas/comedy show that bridges the gap between indie pop and vaudeville. Hell, she even had a memorable (though brief) role in The Big Lebowski.

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