From gutter sluts to disco divas, Taio Cruz has certainly had his fair share of help from the lady pop landscape lately.
After the relative success of his Ke$ha-assisted ode to sexting (“Dirty Picture,” my personal life anthem of the mo’), Cruz has unveiled a re-rub of his album track “Higher” featuring the mighty Aphrodite herself, Kylie Minogue.
It’s…you know, pretty good. ‘Modern sounding.’ Radio-friendly R&B dance-pop. ‘A banger.’ She sounds a bit like a robot, but a sexy one.
This is all very well and good, but I’m still not over the injustice that is the #12 UK Singles Chart peak of one of the greatest singles of 2010, “Get Outta My Way.” STILL VERY MUCH NOT OVER IT.
Rokstarr was released in June in the US. (iTunes)