Lily Allen has ’The Fear’

I'm totally digging Lily Allen's brilliant, highly hypnotic new single "The Fear" (see clip below). It's a disco-beat dagger in the plastic heart of celebrity culture and the first single/video from her wonderfully titled new album  It's Not Me, It's You, which drops Tuesday. Here's the skinny:

It's Not Me, It's You is both a continuation of the preoccupations of Alright, Still, Lily's critically acclaimed debut, and a stiletto-heeled leap forward. The forensic, affecting, often humorous examinations of relationships and sexual politics are still there, but bigger themes are also tackled. BLENDER aptly summed it up as "part God, part country and all middle finger." Working in a tiny rented house in England's Cotswolds and at Eagle Rock Studios in Los Angeles, Allen wrote and recorded the album's 12 songs with producer Greg Kurstin (the bird and the bee), who collaborated with her on three tracks for Alright, Still - "Everything's Just Wonderful," "Alfie" and "Not Big."

Lily Allen: "The Fear"

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