MUSIC: My Finger Is On The Button

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If you’re a fan of good music (I mean objectively, not subjectively) I plan to recommend a few songs here and there in this blog. Never mind the fact that if you end up purchasing the songs via my site, I get paid. I give you my word, a vow, that I will never lead you musically astray. I may lead you astray in other ways, but not in music.

Having said that, let me introduce you to this new single by The Chemical Brothers.

I’m a big fan of Metropolis on KCRW. If you live in the Los Angeles area and are a fan of good music then you’re probably familiar with this radio show hosted by Jason Bentley. It’s a great place for discovering new music as Jason really does have his finger on the pulse of electronica and world music.

It’s on this show that I first heard the song Galvanize, which contains the catchy hook that is the subject of this post, “My finger is on the button”. I purchased it on Galvanize today and am totally digging the violin action mixed in with the funky beats. The image on the left is a deep link into the iTunes music store. If you’re not an iTunes user, you can click on the Amazon.com link.

[Listening to: Galvanize - The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button (6:33)]

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  1. Avatar for emusiq
    emusiq January 24th, 2005

    KCRW has been playing this catchy tune at least once per hour for the past 2 months :). The east indian string section is great. Anyway glad you like it, Garth Trinidad has a great show too...

  2. Avatar for Haacked
    Haacked January 24th, 2005

    Ha ha... Most of my KCRW listening is NPR in the morning. It's only when I have to drive somewhere in the evening that I get to enjoy Metropolis. So I haven't heard it as much as everyone else has I suppose.

  3. Avatar for manuti
    manuti February 7th, 2005

    The video is shot in Malaga (Spain), and really the string section is arab not indian, bat I like it.

  4. Avatar for Sucky
    Sucky March 9th, 2005

    It sucks.

  5. Avatar for Aggitated worker.
    Aggitated worker. March 9th, 2005

    I've heard this song every day for the past month. And I agree. It totally sucks. Especially the "Jaws" string line which IMHO runs on for far too long turning a classic tool for musical suspense into something just fucked up and boring. Secondly, it couldn't be more predictable from a musical perspective.

  6. Avatar for arnie dascratchmiballs
    arnie dascratchmiballs May 20th, 2005

    how can you think that song sucks! it is a really cool song and i'm sorry if it is not quite the same as your puffy country music. you keep on saying it sucks because im sure your dicks are the size of peas.

  7. Avatar for Trippy_18
    Trippy_18 May 10th, 2006

    Man this song is da shit!!! Its definetly ranked high in my playlist. Just keep on playin it!!!

  8. Avatar for Bürgersteig
    Bürgersteig July 12th, 2006


    I think i search this song ... anyone knows where i can hear a little part of it to get clear about the question: "is this the song i searing for"
    caus' i don't want to buy a song whitch ist maybe the wrong one...
    oh i forgot ... maybe my english is quite bad... i'm sorry for this.

    mlg
    Bürgersteig ^^

  9. Avatar for Iván
    Iván January 11th, 2011

    Great tune!!

  10. Avatar for fady
    fady October 4th, 2011

    fad