"Matangi Mix"

This eight-minute-plus minimix – made to soundtrack a Paris fashion show – is as buoyant as anything M.I.A.'s done in a while. It shifts from South Asia-steeped stomp to a gonzo-electro track that's like Q*bert dancing on a hot plate, as M.I.A. rocks some excellent jump-rope vocalese and asks, "Do you like my perfume?/Made it at home with some gasoline and shrooms." Smells like victory.

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