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Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Singles file: Drake f. Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse and Nas


Drake and Rihanna team up on the title track to his just-leaked new album. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
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Drake featuring Rihanna: “Take Care” (produced by Jamie xx)

On the latest and possibly most sublime leak from “Take Care,” Drake and RiRi get the full xx treatment: understated beats, a sense of nameless dread and a Gil Scott-Heron/Jamie xx sample.

Factory Floor: “Two Different Ways”

The London-based three-piece, the latest signees to James Murphy’s DFA label, bring back old-school Chicago house on the A-side of a new 12-inch.

Amy Winehouse and Nas: “Like Smoke”

Winehouse’s longtime collaborator unhelpfully turns this moony, Motowny 2008 track into an already-dated meditation on Occupy Wall Street and his tax problems.

Saba: “Lene Yalew”

Not much is known about rising African soul singer Saba, but we’re guessing this simple, lovely new track (its title is Amharic for “What’s Meant for Me”) hails from her coming new release.

The Band Perry: “Fat Bottomed Girls” (Queen cover)

On one of the best Queen covers we’ve seen in a while, TBP turns that band’s brisk, cheery, harmony-heavy ode to large posteriors into a, uh, brisk, cheery, harmony-heavy ode to large posteriors. With twang

By Allison Stewart  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Drake, Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse, Nas, Saba, The Band Perry

 
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