24. Rude Bwoy Thug Life – Ce’cile
1999: Let Forever Be – Chemical Brothers
1994: Son Of A Gun – JX
1989: Your Love – Frankie Knuckles
Not strictly speaking a 2004 release, but an MP3 of an Jamaican dancehall track from a year or so earlier, which seemed to get everywhere last year following an appearance on Fluxblog. The rhythm track (I think we’re actually supposed to say “riddim”, but I can’t quite bring myself to) is of particular interest, as it’s a direct re-working of The Cure’s 1985 hit Close To Me, and you don’t generally find much of a Goth-pop influence in Jamaican dancehall, so you know, fascinating innit?