Crystal’s Team Pick: Crystal Castles ft. Robert F*cking Smith

Crystal Castles re-recorded Not In Love with the gorgeous Robert Smith (from The Cure) and it made me want to cry. Have a listen. Go on, go on.

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  1. Robert Smith is eternal. This song is fab – wish I could find it for purchase (other than at i-tunes – I don’t use i-tunes).

    If you like this song, you probably will like “Perfect Blue Sky” by Junkie XL – also features Robert Smith. That is a song that can make me cry and is very consistent with the feel and tone of this song.

  2. This will play forever.

    I would just like to state, for the record, that Crystal Castles live is the hottest thing ever. Even in pouring rain.

    Also, glad to see you’re still on earth, that (for unknown reasons) being your preferred location.

  3. i have listened to this song on repeat all day long, and plan on listening to it all night long.
    also i’m not sure if anybody else sang this song if i would love it as much. robert i love you.

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