February music playlist – courtesy of Drowned in Sound

Following the pilot Drowned in January playlist, Spotify are pleased to announce a new regular feature.

Once a month, Drowned in Sound’s founder Sean Adams, will curate a 20-track playlist featuring some of the month’s finest releases. Songs, mostly from the ‘alternative’/indie-rock/electronic sphere’s albums of the month, plus a few classics from the Spotify archive will feature alongside a hand-picked splattering of brand new bands.

Drowned in February 2010 Playlist

1) Phoenix ‘Love Like A Sunset Part I’

Drums drip into a sea of synths on this instrumental track from sophisto-pop Parisians Phoenix, taken their Grammy award-winning album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix – which was also our album of 2009!

2) Yeah Yeah Yeahs ‘Skeletons’

It’s Blitz! the third album from Karen O and co, raised the bar in many ways. Primarily it shifted the reputation of the New York trio from mere fashionista favourites to the status of one of the greatest bands in the world right now. New single ‘Skeletons’ was released on February 1st and has a brilliant video!

3) Massive Attack ‘Babel’

Moving on from the best of 2009′s record releases to one of the most anticipated albums to come out so far this year: Heligoland (Review). This incarnation of the Bristol innovators – who dominated magazines pages, media polls and bedroom stereos throughout much of the 90s – has produced one of their finest works to date. Their brooding beats lead an enviable guestlist of friends, ranging from, amongst others, Elbow’s Guy Garvey and Blur’s Damon Albarn, to this track featuring Martina Topley-Bird.

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Spotify Premium Spain, The Answer

El grupo español de pop/jazz Marlango está a punto de publicar su cuarto álbum, Life In The Treehouse, que saldrá el 2 de marzo. ¡A partir de hoy los suscriptores de Spotify Premium podéis escuchar el nuevo álbum una semana antes del lanzamiento oficial! Escucha el primer single, The Long Fall para saborear lo que te esta esperando.

The Spanish pop/jazz band Marlango is releasing it’s fourth studio album, Life In The Treehouse, on March 2n. Starting today, Spotify Premium subscribers in Spain can listen to the album a week before it’s release, check out the first single, The Long Fall, for a taste of what to expect.