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Chiptune article from the guardian

June 22nd, 2007

Chiptunes with everything

Chris Salmon goes online to find fist-pumping funk and songs to make Mario really jump

Friday June 1, 2007
The Guardian

‘Today it’s raining,” sings Manu Chao 26 times on his new single, available free from to promote his upcoming album. Could the song’s lyrical refrain be inspired by a bank holiday weekend spent in an English seaside town? The title, Rainin in Paradize, would imply not. Besides, Chao has bigger lyrical fish to fry, with the rest of the song concerning conflict, catastrophe and hypocrisy in Congo, Liberia, the Middle East and Iraq.

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