#SongoftheWeek: Planet 1999 – ‘Party’

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  • ARTIST: Planet 1999
  • SONG: Party

SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK?

How very annoying. We finish up writing a series of blogs about pop music from 1999, then a brand new pop act comes along named after that very fine year. Still, we’ll forgive Planet 1999 for their tardiness.

The French act’s new single ‘Party’ isn’t however, as it’s name would imply, a Max Martin type banger. Instead it’s the most gorgeous three minutes of sophistipop we’ve heard this side of their fellow countrymen Air and our own Saint Etienne.

All dreamy, swirly synths and whispered vocals, this is the sound of the party just as it’s entering after hours mode but before the morning breaks, and we for one absolutely love it.

‘Party’ is available to stream and download now via PC Music. Twitter: @plnt99

Don’t forget to Tweet us or comment below and let us know your thoughts on our #SongoftheWeek this week! Plus you can follow our all new #SongoftheWeek playlist for 2020 on Spotify, so you never miss a new song and you hear it first.

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