October’s biggest single was most likely “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” by Cardi B. But that’s been out since June. This list concerns the best songs actually released this month. Could be a single. Could be a video. Could be an album track that got a lot of hype. In the case of the song at the top of our list, it’s a single. And we’re adding to the hype it got. The third single released in advance of St. Vincent’s new masterpiece, ”Masseducation,” doesn’t sound a thing like what the Who were doing with “The Who Sell Out.”But it does share that album’s winking cultural appropriation of advertising jingles, which Annie Clark satirically applies to our national obsession with pharmaceutical solutions to that which ails us. Not that she’s picking a fight with Big Pharma.As Clark explained to Pitchfork, “Pills” wasn’t intended as “this moral indictment of the state of the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S.” She doesn’t see what good would come of that “because it’s condescending to the audience and just a bummer to listen to,” she said. ”This song is super personal for me, a little snapshot of a small period of my life. I was having trouble sleeping and I had taken a sleeping pill. As… Read full this story
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